Exodus 22:2
Text Analysis
518 [e]אִם־
4290 [e]בַּמַּחְתֶּ֛רֶת
breaking inPrep-b, Art | N-fs
4672 [e]יִמָּצֵ֥א
is foundV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms
1590 [e]הַגַּנָּ֖ב
the thiefArt | N-ms
5221 [e]וְהֻכָּ֣ה
and he is struckConj-w | V-Hofal-ConjPerf-3ms
4191 [e]וָמֵ֑ת
so that he diesConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
369 [e]אֵ֥ין
[there shall be] no guiltAdv
for hisPrep | 3ms
1818 [e]דָּמִֽים׃

Hebrew Texts
שמות 22:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִם־בַּמַּחְתֶּ֛רֶת יִמָּצֵ֥א הַגַּנָּ֖ב וְהֻכָּ֣ה וָמֵ֑ת אֵ֥ין לֹ֖ו דָּמִֽים׃

שמות 22:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אם־במחתרת ימצא הגנב והכה ומת אין לו דמים׃

שמות 22:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אם־במחתרת ימצא הגנב והכה ומת אין לו דמים׃

שמות 22:2 Hebrew Bible
אם במחתרת ימצא הגנב והכה ומת אין לו דמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"If the thief is caught while breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no bloodguiltiness on his account.

King James Bible
If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a thief is caught in the act of breaking in, and he is beaten to death, no one is guilty of bloodshed.
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