New International Version
"An owner who hits a male or female slave in the eye and destroys it must let the slave go free to compensate for the eye.
King James Bible
And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.
Darby Bible Translation
And if a man strike the eye of his bondman or the eye of his handmaid, and it be marred, he shall let him go for his eye.
World English Bible
"If a man strikes his servant's eye, or his maid's eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.
Young's Literal Translation
'And when a man smiteth the eye of his man-servant, or the eye of his handmaid, and hath destroyed it, as a freeman he doth send him away for his eye;
Exodus 21:26 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If a man smite the eye, etc. - See the following verse.
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LibraryThe Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
[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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A Discourse of the Building, Nature, Excellency, and Government of the House of God; with Counsels and Directions to the Inhabitants Thereof.
Councils of Ariminum and Seleucia.
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise.
And an owner who knocks out the tooth of a male or female slave must let the slave go free to compensate for the tooth.
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