Exodus 21:26
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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;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

If a man smite the eye, etc. - See the following verse.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 21:20 And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.

Deuteronomy 16:19 You shall not wrest judgment; you shall not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift does blind the eyes of the wise...

Nehemiah 5:5 Yet now our flesh is as the flesh of our brothers, our children as their children: and, see...

Job 31:13-15 If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me...

Psalm 9:12 When he makes inquisition for blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.

Psalm 10:14,18 You have seen it; for you behold mischief and spite, to requite it with your hand: the poor commits himself to you...

Psalm 72:12-14 For he shall deliver the needy when he cries; the poor also, and him that has no helper...

Proverbs 22:22,23 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate...

Ephesians 6:9 And, you masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven...

Colossians 4:1 Masters, give to your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.

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The Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
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Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

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The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

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