Leviticus 24:17

17 “ ‘Anyone who takes the life of a human being is to be put to death.

Read Leviticus 24:17 Using Other Translations

And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.
"Whoever takes a human life shall surely be put to death.
“Anyone who takes another person’s life must be put to death.

What does Leviticus 24:17 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 24:17

And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.
] With the sword, as the Targum of Jonathan adds; which restrains it to any man of the children of Israel, but wrongly; for the original law respects any man whatever, ( Genesis 9:6 ) ; and so it does here; (See Gill on Exodus 21:12).

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