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Various Regulations

22 “If someone has committed a crime worthy of death and is executed and hung on a tree,[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 21:22 Or impaled on a pole; similarly in 21:23.

23 the body must not remain hanging from the tree overnight. You must bury the body that same day, for anyone who is hung[a] is cursed in the sight of God. In this way, you will prevent the defilement of the land the Lord your God is giving you as your special possession.

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Footnotes

  1. 21:23 Greek version reads for everyone who is hung on a tree. Compare Gal 3:13.

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