New American Standard Bible
then you shall cut off her hand; you shall not show pity.
King James Bible
Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.
Darby Bible Translation
thou shalt cut off her hand; thine eye shall not spare.
World English Bible
then you shall cut off her hand, your eye shall have no pity.
Young's Literal Translation
then thou hast cut off her hand, thine eye doth not spare.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This is the only mutilation prescribed by the Law of Moses, unless we except the retaliation prescribed as a punishment for the infliction on another of bodily injuries Leviticus 24:19-20. The act in question was probably not rare in the times and countries for which the Law of Moses was designed. It is of course to be understood that the act was willful, and that the prescribed punishment would be inflicted according to the sentence of the judges.
LibraryNor, Because I Called Ruth Blessed, Anna More Blessed...
10. Nor, because I called Ruth blessed, Anna more blessed, in that the former married twice, the latter, being soon widowed of her one husband, so lived long, do you straightway also think that you are better than Ruth. Forsooth different in the times of the Prophets was the dispensation of holy females, whom obedience, not lust, forced to marry, for the propagation of the people of God,  that in them Prophets of Christ might be sent beforehand; whereas the People itself also, by those things …
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.
Genealogy of Jesus According to Matthew.
and when the LORD your God delivers them before you and you defeat them, then you shall utterly destroy them. You shall make no covenant with them and show no favor to them.
"You shall not pity him, but you shall purge the blood of the innocent from Israel, that it may go well with you.
"If two men, a man and his countryman, are struggling together, and the wife of one comes near to deliver her husband from the hand of the one who is striking him, and puts out her hand and seizes his genitals,
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