Exodus 21:16
Text Analysis
1589 [e]וְגֹנֵ֨ב
And He who kidnapsConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
376 [e]אִ֧ישׁ
a manN-ms
4376 [e]וּמְכָר֛וֹ
and sells himConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms | 3ms
4672 [e]וְנִמְצָ֥א
or if he is foundConj-w | V-Nifal-ConjPerf-3ms
3027 [e]בְיָד֖וֹ
in his handPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
4191 [e]מ֥וֹת
4191 [e]יוּמָֽת׃
shall be put to deathV-Hofal-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
שמות 21:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְגֹנֵ֨ב אִ֧ישׁ וּמְכָרֹ֛ו וְנִמְצָ֥א בְיָדֹ֖ו מֹ֥ות יוּמָֽת׃ ס

שמות 21:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וגנב איש ומכרו ונמצא בידו מות יומת׃ ס

שמות 21:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וגנב איש ומכרו ונמצא בידו מות יומת׃ ס

שמות 21:16 Hebrew Bible
וגנב איש ומכרו ונמצא בידו מות יומת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death.

King James Bible
And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever kidnaps a person must be put to death, whether he sells him or the person is found in his possession."
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