Exodus 21:21
New International Version
but they are not to be punished if the slave recovers after a day or two, since the slave is their property.

New Living Translation
But if the slave recovers within a day or two, then the owner shall not be punished, since the slave is his property.

English Standard Version
But if the slave survives a day or two, he is not to be avenged, for the slave is his money.

Berean Study Bible
However, if the slave gets up after a day or two, the owner shall not be punished, since the slave is his property.

New American Standard Bible
"If, however, he survives a day or two, no vengeance shall be taken; for he is his property.

King James Bible
Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

Christian Standard Bible
However, if the slave can stand up after a day or two, the owner should not be punished because he is his owner's property.

Contemporary English Version
However, if the slave lives a few days after the beating, you are not to be punished. After all, you have already lost the services of that slave who was your property.

Good News Translation
But if the slave does not die for a day or two, the master is not to be punished. The loss of his property is punishment enough.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, if the slave can stand up after a day or two, the owner should not be punished because he is his owner's property."

International Standard Version
But if the servant survives a day or two, the master is not to be punished because the servant is his property.

NET Bible
However, if the injured servant survives one or two days, the owner will not be punished, for he has suffered the loss.

New Heart English Bible
Notwithstanding, if he gets up after a day or two, he shall not be punished, for he is his property.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if the slave gets up in a day or two, the owner must not be punished. The slave is his property.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Notwithstanding if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished; for he is his money.

New American Standard 1977
“If, however, he survives a day or two, no vengeance shall be taken; for he is his property.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Notwithstanding, if he continues a day or two, he shall not be punished, for he is his money.

King James 2000 Bible
But, if he continues a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his property.

American King James Version
Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

American Standard Version
Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But if the servant continue to live a day or two, let not the master be punished; for he is his money.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if the party remain alive a day or two, he shall not be subject to the punishment, because it is his money.

Darby Bible Translation
Only, if he continue [to live] a day or two days, he shall not be avenged; for he is his money.

English Revised Version
Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

Webster's Bible Translation
Notwithstanding, if he shall continue a day or two, he shall not be punished; for he is his money.

World English Bible
Notwithstanding, if he gets up after a day or two, he shall not be punished, for he is his property.

Young's Literal Translation
only if he remain a day, or two days, he is not avenged, for he is his money.
Study Bible
Personal Injury Laws
20If a man strikes his male or female servant with a rod, and the servant dies by his hand, he shall surely be punished. 21However, if the slave gets up after a day or two, the owner shall not be punished, since the slave is his property. 22If men who are fighting strike a pregnant woman and her child is born prematurely, but there is no further injury, he shall surely be fined as the woman’s husband demands and as the court allows.…
Cross References
Exodus 21:20
If a man strikes his male or female servant with a rod, and the servant dies by his hand, he shall surely be punished.

Leviticus 25:44
Your male and female slaves shall come from the nations around you; from them you may purchase slaves.

Treasury of Scripture

Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

Leviticus 25:45,46
Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession…







Lexicon
However,
אַ֥ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

the slave gets up
יַעֲמֹ֑ד (ya·‘ă·mōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5975: To stand, in various relations

after a day
י֛וֹם (yō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

or
א֥וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: Desire, if

two,
יוֹמַ֖יִם (yō·w·ma·yim)
Noun - md
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

the owner shall not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

be punished,
יֻקַּ֔ם (yuq·qam)
Verb - QalPass - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5358: To grudge, avenge, punish

since
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

[the slave is]
הֽוּא׃ (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

his property.
כַסְפּ֖וֹ (ḵas·pōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3701: Silver, money
(21) If he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished.--Comp. the proviso with respect to freemen (Exodus 21:19). The notion is, that unless the death follows speedily it must be presumed not to have been intended; and this might be especially presumed in the case of a man killing his slave, since thereby he inflicted on himself a pecuniary loss.

Verse 21. - If he continue a day or two - i.e., "If the slave does not die till a day or two afterwards." Compare the provision in ver. 19, with respect to persons who were not slaves. No special callousness to the sufferings of slaves is implied. He is his money. The slave had been purchased for a stun of money, or was at any rate money' s worth; and the master would suffer a pecuniary loss by his death. 21:12-21 God, who by his providence gives and maintains life, by his law protects it. A wilful murderer shall be taken even from God's altar. But God provided cities of refuge to protect those whose unhappiness it was, and not their fault, to cause the death of another; for such as by accident, when a man is doing a lawful act, without intent of hurt, happens to kill another. Let children hear the sentence of God's word upon the ungrateful and disobedient; and remember that God will certainly requite it, if they have ever cursed their parents, even in their hearts, or have lifted up their hands against them, except they repent, and flee for refuge to the Saviour. And let parents hence learn to be very careful in training up their children, setting them a good example, especially in the government of their passions, and in praying for them; taking heed not to provoke them to wrath. Through poverty the Israelites sometimes sold themselves or their children; magistrates sold some persons for their crimes, and creditors were in some cases allowed to sell their debtors who could not pay. But man-stealing, the object of which is to force another into slavery, is ranked in the New Testament with the greatest crimes. Care is here taken, that satisfaction be made for hurt done to a person, though death do not follow. The gospel teaches masters to forbear, and to moderate threatenings, Eph 6:9, considering with Job, What shall I do, when God riseth up? Job 31:13,14.
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