Matthew 5:38
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'

New Living Translation
"You have heard the law that says the punishment must match the injury: 'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.'

English Standard Version
“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’

Berean Study Bible
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.'

Berean Literal Bible
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.'

New American Standard Bible
"You have heard that it was said, 'AN EYE FOR AN EYE, AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.'

King James Bible
Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.

International Standard Version
"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

NET Bible
"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You have heard that it was said, “An eye in exchange for an eye, and a tooth in exchange for a tooth.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

New American Standard 1977
“You have heard that it was said, ‘AN EYE FOR AN EYE, AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth;

King James 2000 Bible
You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

American King James Version
You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

American Standard Version
Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Douay-Rheims Bible
You have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

Darby Bible Translation
Ye have heard that it has been said, Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.

English Revised Version
Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

Weymouth New Testament
"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.'

World English Bible
"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.'

Young's Literal Translation
'Ye heard that it was said: Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:38-42 The plain instruction is, Suffer any injury that can be borne, for the sake of peace, committing your concerns to the Lord's keeping. And the sum of all is, that Christians must avoid disputing and striving. If any say, Flesh and blood cannot pass by such an affront, let them remember, that flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom of God; and those who act upon right principles will have most peace and comfort.
Study Bible
Love Your Enemies
37Simply let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ Anything more comes from the evil one. 38You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.’ 39But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also;…
Cross References
Exodus 21:24
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

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.

Matthew 5:21
You have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.'

Matthew 5:27
You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.'
Treasury of Scripture

You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

An eye.

Exodus 21:22-27 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart …

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

Deuteronomy 19:19 Then shall you do to him, as he had thought to have done to his brother: …

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