Exodus 21:32
New International Version
If the bull gores a male or female slave, the owner must pay thirty shekels of silver to the master of the slave, and the bull is to be stoned to death.

New Living Translation
But if the ox gores a slave, either male or female, the animal’s owner must pay the slave’s owner thirty silver coins, and the ox must be stoned.

English Standard Version
If the ox gores a slave, male or female, the owner shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Berean Study Bible
If the ox gores a manservant or maidservant, the owner must pay thirty shekels of silver to the master of that servant, and the ox must be stoned.

King James Bible
If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

New King James Version
If the ox gores a male or female servant, he shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

New American Standard Bible
If the ox gores a male or female slave, the owner shall give his or her master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

NASB 1995
"If the ox gores a male or female slave, the owner shall give his or her master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

NASB 1977
“If the ox gores a male or female slave, the owner shall give his or her master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Amplified Bible
If the ox gores a male or a female servant, the owner shall give to the servant’s master thirty shekels of silver [the purchase price for a slave], and the ox shall be stoned.

Christian Standard Bible
If the ox gores a male or female slave, he must give thirty shekels of silver to the slave’s master, and the ox must be stoned.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If the ox gores a male or female slave, he must give 30 shekels of silver to the slave's master, and the ox must be stoned."

American Standard Version
If the ox gore a man-servant or a maid-servant, there shall be given unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if an ox will gore a Servant or a Maidservant, he shall give thirty shekels of silver to his/her Master and the ox shall be stoned.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if the bull gore a man-servant or maid-servant, he shall pay to their master thirty silver didrachms, and the bull shall be stoned.

Contemporary English Version
If the bull kills a slave, you must pay the slave owner 30 pieces of silver for the loss of the slave, and the bull must be killed by stoning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If he assault a bondman or a bond woman, he shall give thirty sicles of silver to their master, and the ox shall be stoned.

English Revised Version
If the ox gore a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Good News Translation
If the bull kills a male or female slave, its owner shall pay the owner of the slave thirty pieces of silver, and the bull shall be stoned to death.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If the bull gores a male or female slave, its owner must pay 12 ounces of silver to the slave's master, and the bull must be stoned.

International Standard Version
"If the ox gores a male or female servant, the owner is to give 30 shekels of silver to the servant's master, and the ox is to be stoned.

JPS Tanakh 1917
If the ox gore a bondman or a bondwoman, he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Literal Standard Version
If the ox gores a manservant or a handmaid, he gives thirty silver shekels to their lord, and the ox is stoned.

NET Bible
If the ox gores a male servant or a female servant, the owner must pay thirty shekels of silver, and the ox must be stoned.

New Heart English Bible
If the bull gores a male servant or a female servant, thirty shekels of silver shall be given to their master, and the ox shall be stoned.

World English Bible
If the bull gores a male servant or a female servant, thirty shekels of silver shall be given to their master, and the ox shall be stoned.

Young's Literal Translation
'If the ox gore a man-servant or a handmaid, thirty silver shekels he doth give to their lord, and the ox is stoned.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Personal Injury Laws
31If the ox gores a son or a daughter, it shall be done to him according to the same rule. 32If the ox gores a manservant or maidservant, the owner must pay thirty shekels of silver to the master of that servant, and the ox must be stoned.

Cross References
Matthew 26:15
and asked, "What are you willing to give me if I hand Him over to you?" And they set out for him thirty pieces of silver.

Matthew 27:3
When Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that Jesus was condemned, he was filled with remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.

Matthew 27:9
Then what was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price set on Him by the people of Israel,

Exodus 21:28
If an ox gores a man or woman to death, the ox must surely be stoned, and its meat must not be eaten. But the owner of the ox shall not be held responsible.

Exodus 21:31
If the ox gores a son or a daughter, it shall be done to him according to the same rule.

Exodus 21:33
If a man opens or digs a pit and fails to cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Jeremiah 32:9
So I bought the field in Anathoth from my cousin Hanamel, and I weighed out seventeen shekels of silver.

Zechariah 11:12
Then I told them, "If it seems right to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep them." So they weighed out my wages, thirty pieces of silver.


Treasury of Scripture

If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Genesis 37:28
Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

Zechariah 11:12,13
And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver…

Matthew 26:15
And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.

and the ox

Exodus 21:28,29
If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit…









Verse 32. - If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant. Hitherto, the case of free persons only has been considered. But the accident might have happened to a slave. Where this was the case, the death of the ox was still made indispensable, and thus far the same sacredness was made to attach to the life of the slave and of the freeman. But, in lieu of a varying fine, the average price of a slave, thirty shekels of silver, was appointed to be paid in all cases, as a compensation to the master

CHAPTER 21:33-36

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

the ox
הַשּׁ֖וֹר (haš·šō·wr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7794: A head of cattle (bullock, ox, etcetera)

gores
יִגַּ֥ח (yig·gaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5055: To butt with the horns, to war against

a manservant
עֶ֛בֶד (‘e·ḇeḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

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

maidservant,
אָמָ֑ה (’ā·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 519: A maidservant, female slave

[the owner] must pay
יִתֵּן֙ (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

thirty
שְׁלֹשִׁ֣ים (šə·lō·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 7970: Thirty, thirtieth

shekels
שְׁקָלִ֗ים (šə·qā·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8255: A weight, a commercial standard

of silver
כֶּ֣סֶף ׀ (ke·sep̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

to the master of that servant,
לַֽאדֹנָ֔יו (la·ḏō·nāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

and the ox
וְהַשּׁ֖וֹר (wə·haš·šō·wr)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7794: A head of cattle (bullock, ox, etcetera)

must be stoned.
יִסָּקֵֽל׃ (yis·sā·qêl)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5619: To stone, put to death by stoning


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