The Eye: Punishment for Injuring
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Exodus 21:24,26
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
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Leviticus 24:20
Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he has caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.
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Matthew 5:38
You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
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Chapter xix.
... to do harm to another, with the desire of injuring and hurting ... injures does not deserve
merely as much punishment as the ... he cuts off an ear for an eye that has ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/our lords sermon on the mount/chapter xix.htm

Matt. v. 38, 39, 40
... even when another is plucking out your eye, permits you ... whose offenses were very
great to a punishment less than ... do thou so treat them that are injuring thee. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xviii matt v 38.htm

Matt. v. 27, 28
... beauties that belong to another, thou art injuring both thy ... extravagant;" and then
as to the right eye, "what if ... one thing only, the day of punishment, and the ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xvii matt v 27.htm

Psalm CI.
... To be feared by the wicked on account of punishment, to be ... But consider whether he
was injuring others: "He who loveth iniquity ... "With the proud eye, and the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm ci.htm

1 Cor. xii. 21
... For no man saith, "the eye is beautiful:" but what ... And he is a kind of drone, injuring
other men's ... the unthinking do who being minded to exact punishment of them ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xxxi 1 cor xii.htm

The Law of Precedence in the Kingdom
... thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than ... it; and they were not only injuring
themselves, but ... other future retribution, is its own punishment; yet our ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/the law of precedence in.htm

Acts xxiv. 22, 23
... The greater is the punishment, when having riches he does this. ... by all on account
of his power (of injuring): for in ... Again in the body, if the eye wish to take ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily li acts xxiv 22.htm

Matt. xxv. 1-30.
... but rather great will be the punishment, because, what ... And yet He allowed, eye for
eye,' and tooth ... not then vex ourselves with others, injuring ourselves, and ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lxxviii matt xxv 1-30.htm

Psalm XCIV.
... Eternal punishment. ... Nay, it is understood He fashioned the eye, made the eye. ... have
the will to profit them; for thus he will prevent their injuring him when ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xciv.htm

Faustus Denies that Manich├Žans Believe in Two Gods. Hyle no God. ...
... of compensation, an eye for an eye, which you ... the race of darkness"of injuring both
friends ... to eternal destruction, and his friends to eternal punishment. ...
/.../faustus denies that manichaeans believe.htm



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