Exodus 21:24
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New International Version
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

New Living Translation
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot,

English Standard Version
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

New American Standard Bible
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

King James Bible
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

International Standard Version
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

NET Bible
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot,

JPS Tanakh 1917
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

New American Standard 1977
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Jubilee Bible 2000
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

King James 2000 Bible
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

American King James Version
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

American Standard Version
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Darby Bible Translation
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

English Revised Version
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Webster's Bible Translation
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

World English Bible
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Young's Literal Translation
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
21:22-36 The cases here mentioned give rules of justice then, and still in use, for deciding similar matters. We are taught by these laws, that we must be very careful to do no wrong, either directly or indirectly. If we have done wrong, we must be very willing to make it good, and be desirous that nobody may lose by us.
Study Bible
Personal Injury Laws
23"But if there is any further injury, then you shall appoint as a penalty life for life, 24eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 25burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:38
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.'

Exodus 21:25
burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise.

Leviticus 24:20
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has injured a man, so it shall be inflicted on him.

Deuteronomy 19:21
"Thus you shall not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
Treasury of Scripture

Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

This is the earliest account we have of the Lex Talionis, law of like for like.

Exodus 21:26,27 And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, …

Leviticus 24:19,20 And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbor; as he has done, so …

Deuteronomy 19:21 And your eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for …

Judges 1:6,7 But Adonibezek fled; and they pursued after him, and caught him, …

1 Samuel 15:33 And Samuel said, As the sword has made women childless, so shall …

Matthew 5:38-40 You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth …

Matthew 7:2 For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what …

Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, and …

Revelation 16:6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have …

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