Matthew 5:38
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English Standard Version
“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:

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.

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.'

Matthew 5:38 Parallel
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Matthew 5:38 Parallel Commentaries
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An eye.

Exodus 21:22-27 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished...

Leviticus 24:19,20 And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbor; as he has done, so shall it be done to him...

Deuteronomy 19:19 Then shall you do to him, as he had thought to have done to his brother: so shall you put the evil away from among you.

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; whatever injury he has given a person shall be given to him.

Deuteronomy 19:21
Your eye shall not pity. It shall be 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 those of old, 'You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.'

Matthew 5:27
"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall not commit adultery.'

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