Exodus 22:12
New International Version
But if the animal was stolen from the neighbor, restitution must be made to the owner.

New Living Translation
But if the animal was indeed stolen, the guilty person must pay compensation to the owner.

English Standard Version
But if it is stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.

Berean Standard Bible
But if the animal was actually stolen from the neighbor, he must make restitution to the owner.

King James Bible
And if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner thereof.

New King James Version
But if, in fact, it is stolen from him, he shall make restitution to the owner of it.

New American Standard Bible
But if it is actually stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.

NASB 1995
“But if it is actually stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.

NASB 1977
“But if it is actually stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.

Legacy Standard Bible
But if it is actually stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.

Amplified Bible
But if it is actually stolen from him [when in his care], he shall make restitution to its owner.

Christian Standard Bible
But if, in fact, the animal was stolen from his custody, he must make restitution to its owner.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if, in fact, the animal was stolen from his custody, he must make restitution to its owner.

American Standard Version
But if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner thereof.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if it will be certainly stolen from him, he will restore to its owner.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if it be stolen from him, he shall make compensation to the owner.

Contemporary English Version
But if the animal was stolen while in your care, you must replace it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if it were taken away by stealth, he shall make the loss good to the owner.

English Revised Version
But if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner thereof.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if the animal was stolen from the neighbor, he must make up for the owner's loss.

Good News Translation
but if the animal was stolen, the man must repay the owner.

International Standard Version
But if it was actually stolen from him, the neighbor is to make restitution to its owner.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner thereof.

Literal Standard Version
but if it is certainly stolen from him, he repays to its owner;

Majority Standard Bible
But if the animal was actually stolen from the neighbor, he must make restitution to the owner.

New American Bible
But if the guardian has actually stolen from it, then he must make restitution to the owner.

NET Bible
But if it was stolen from him, he will pay its owner.

New Revised Standard Version
But if it was stolen, restitution shall be made to its owner.

New Heart English Bible
But if it is stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if it shall be stolen from him, he shall make restitution to the owner of it.

World English Bible
But if it is stolen from him, the one who stole shall make restitution to its owner.

Young's Literal Translation
but if it is certainly stolen from him, he doth repay to its owner;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Property Laws
11an oath before the LORD shall be made between the parties to determine whether or not the man has taken his neighbor’s property. The owner must accept the oath and require no restitution. 12But if the animal was actually stolen from the neighbor, he must make restitution to the owner. 13If the animal was torn to pieces, he shall bring it as evidence; he need not make restitution for the torn carcass.…

Cross References
Exodus 22:11
an oath before the LORD shall be made between the parties to determine whether or not the man has taken his neighbor's property. The owner must accept the oath and require no restitution.

Exodus 22:13
If the animal was torn to pieces, he shall bring it as evidence; he need not make restitution for the torn carcass.


Treasury of Scripture

And if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution to the owner thereof.

stolen from him

Exodus 22:7
If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief be found, let him pay double.

Genesis 31:39
That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto thee; I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night.

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Exodus 22
1. Of Theft
5. Of damage
7. Of trespasses
14. Of borrowing
16. Of fornication
18. Of witchcraft
19. Of bestiality
20. Of idolatry
21. Of strangers, widows, and fatherless
25. Of usury
26. Of pledges
28. Of reverence to magistrates
29. Of the first fruits
31. Of torn flesh














(12) If it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution.--It seems to have been considered that theft could have been prevented by proper care, but that hurts from wild beasts or accidents were not preventible.

Verse 12. - If it be stolen. - If, however, the case was not an ambiguous one, but certainly known to he one of theft, restitution had to be made, since it was supposed that with proper care the theft might have been prevented.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

[the animal] was actually
גָּנֹ֥ב (gā·nōḇ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 1589: To thieve, to deceive

stolen
יִגָּנֵ֖ב (yig·gā·nêḇ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1589: To thieve, to deceive

from [the neighbor],
מֵעִמּ֑וֹ (mê·‘im·mōw)
Preposition-m | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

he must make restitution
יְשַׁלֵּ֖ם (yə·šal·lêm)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7999: To be safe, to be, completed, to be friendly, to reciprocate

to the owner.
לִבְעָלָֽיו׃ (liḇ·‘ā·lāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1167: A master, a husband, owner


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