If you build a new house, you must construct a guard rail 1 around your roof to avoid being culpable 2 in the event someone should fall from it.
When you build a new house, make a parapet around your roof so that you may not bring the guilt of bloodshed on your house if someone falls from the roof.
"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.
"Every new house you build must have a barrier around the edge of its flat rooftop. That way you will not bring the guilt of bloodshed on your household if someone falls from the roof.
When you build a new house, make a parapet around your roof to make it safe so that someone doesn't fall off and die and your family become responsible for the death.
If you are building a house, make a railing for the roof, so that the blood of any man falling from it will not come on your house.
When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof; otherwise you might have bloodguilt on your house, if anyone should fall from it.
"When you build a new house, then you shall make a parapet for your roof, that you may not bring guilt of bloodshed on your household if anyone falls from it.
When thou buildest
then thou shalt make
for thy roof
that thou bring
upon thine house
if any man
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, you must construct
a guard rail
around your roof
in the event
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1 tn Or “a parapet” (so NAB, NIV, NRSV); KJV “a battlement”; NLT “a barrier.”
2 tn Heb “that you not place bloodshed in your house.”