Exodus 21:20
Good News Translation
"If a slave owner takes a stick and beats his slave, whether male or female, and the slave dies on the spot, the owner is to be punished.

Contemporary English Version
Death is the punishment for beating to death any of your slaves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that striketh his bondman, or bondwoman, with a rod, and they die under his hands, shall be guilty of the crime.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that striketh his bondman, or bondwoman, with a rod, and they die under his hands, shall be guilty of the crime.

smite

Exodus 21:26,27 If any man strike the eye of his manservant or maidservant, and leave them but one eye, he shall let them go free for the eye which he put out. . . .

Deuteronomy 19:21 Thou shalt not pity him, but shalt require life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Proverbs 29:19 A slave will not be corrected by words: because he understandeth what thou sayest, and will not answer.

Isaiah 58:3,4 Why have we fasted, and thou hast not regarded: have we humbled our souls, and thou hast not taken notice? Behold in the day of your fast your own will is found, and you exact of all your debtors. . . .

he shall

Genesis 9:6 Whosoever shall shed man's blood, his blood shall be shed: for man was made to the image of God.

Numbers 35:30-33 The murderer shall be punished by witnesses: none shall be condemned upon the evidence of one man. . . .

punished.

Genesis 4:15,24 And the Lord said to him: No, it shall not so be: but whosoever shall kill Cain, shall be punished sevenfold. And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, that whosoever found him should not kill him. . . .

Numbers 35:19 The kinsman of him that was slain, shall kill the murderer: as soon as he apprehendeth him, he shall kill him.

Romans 13:4 For he is God's minister to thee, for good. But if thou do that which is evil, fear: for he beareth not the sword in vain. For he is God's minister: an avenger to execute wrath upon him that doth evil.

Context
Personal Injury Laws
19If he rise again and walk abroad upon his staff, he that struck him shall be quit, yet so that he make restitution for his work, and for his expenses upon the physicians. 20He that striketh his bondman, or bondwoman, with a rod, and they die under his hands, shall be guilty of the crime.21But if the party remain alive a day or two, he shall not be subject to the punishment, because it is his money.…
Cross References
Exodus 21:19
If he rise again and walk abroad upon his staff, he that struck him shall be quit, yet so that he make restitution for his work, and for his expenses upon the physicians.

Exodus 21:21
But if the party remain alive a day or two, he shall not be subject to the punishment, because it is his money.

Additional Translations
If a man strikes his manservant or maidservant with a rod, and the servant dies by his hand, he shall surely be punished.And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.

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

And if a man smite his man-servant or his maid-servant, with a rod, and the party die under his hands, he shall be surely punished.

And if a man strike his bondman or his handmaid with a staff, and he die under his hand, he shall certainly be avenged.

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

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

"If a man strikes his servant or his maid with a rod, and he dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished.

'And when a man smiteth his man-servant or his handmaid, with a rod, and he hath died under his hand -- he is certainly avenged;
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