New International Version
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. The one who has inflicted the injury must suffer the same injury.
King James Bible
Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.
Darby Bible Translation
breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him.
World English Bible
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.
Young's Literal Translation
breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he putteth a blemish in a man so it is done in him.
Leviticus 24:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Breach for breach - This is a repetition of the lex talionis, which See explained Exodus 21:24 (note).
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Questions About the Nature and Perpetuity of the Seventh-Day Sabbath.
"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'
But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life,
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
Anyone who injures their neighbor is to be injured in the same manner:
Show no pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
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