Exodus 21:26
Good News Translation
"If someone hits his male or female slave in the eye and puts it out, he is to free the slave as payment for the eye.

Contemporary English Version
If you hit one of your slaves and cause the loss of an eye, the slave must be set free.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

Exodus 21:20 He that striketh his bondman, or bondwoman, with a rod, and they die under his hands, shall be guilty of the crime.

Deuteronomy 16:19 And not go aside to either part. Thou shalt not accept person nor gifts: for gifts blind the eyes of the wise, and change the words of the just.

Nehemiah 5:5 And now our flesh is as the flesh of our brethren: and our children as their children. Behold we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters, and some of our daughters are bondwomen already, neither have we wherewith to redeem them, and our fields and our vineyards other men possess.

Job 31:13-15 If I have despised to abide judgment with my manservant, or my maidservant, when they had any controversy against me: . . .

Psalm 9:12 For requiring their blood, he hath remembered them: he hath not forgotten the cry of the poor.

Psalm 10:14,18 Thou seest it, for thou considerest labour and sorrow: that thou mayst deliver them into thy hands. To thee is the poor man left: thou wilt be a helper to the orphan. . . .

Psalm 72:12-14 For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper. . . .

Proverbs 22:22,23 Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate: . . .

Ephesians 6:9 And you, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatenings: knowing that the Lord both of them and you is in heaven. And there is no respect of persons with him.

Colossians 4:1 Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

Context
Personal Injury Laws
25Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. 26If 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.27Also if he strike out a tooth of his manservant or maidservant, he shall in like manner make them free.…
Cross References
Exodus 21:25
Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

Exodus 21:27
Also if he strike out a tooth of his manservant or maidservant, he shall in like manner make them free.

Additional Translations
If a man strikes and blinds the eye of his manservant or maidservant, he must let the servant go free as compensation for the eye.And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, and destroy it; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

And if one smite the eye of his man-servant, or the eye of his maid-servant, and put it out, he shall let them go free for their eye's sake.

And if a man strike the eye of his bondman or the eye of his handmaid, and it be marred, he shall let him go for his eye.

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, and destroy it; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

And if a man shall smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it shall perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

"If a man strikes his servant's eye, or his maid's eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

'And when a man smiteth the eye of his man-servant, or the eye of his handmaid, and hath destroyed it, as a freeman he doth send him away for his eye;
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