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.
King James Bible
Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he 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.
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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the slave who had been beaten by his master died under his hand, the master was punished with death - see Genesis 9:5, Genesis 9:6. But if he survived the beating a day or two the master was not punished, because it might be presumed that the man died through some other cause. And all penal laws should be construed as favourably as possible to the accused.
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[Sidenote: First the principle, and then the detailed laws] If the canon of the New Testament had remained open as long as did that of the Old, there is little doubt that it also would have contained many laws, legal precedents, and ecclesiastical histories. From the writings of the Church Fathers and the records of the Catholic Church it is possible to conjecture what these in general would have been. The early history of Christianity illustrates the universal fact that the broad principles are …
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Councils of Ariminum and Seleucia.
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
"Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result,
"'Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves.
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