Leviticus 24:20
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New International Version
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. The one who has inflicted the injury must suffer the same injury.

King James Bible
Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

Darby Bible Translation
breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him.

World English Bible
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.

Young's Literal Translation
breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he putteth a blemish in a man so it is done in him.

Leviticus 24:20 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Breach for breach - This is a repetition of the lex talionis, which See explained Exodus 21:24 (note).

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Exodus 21:23-25 And if any mischief follow, then you shall give life for life...

Deuteronomy 19:21 And your eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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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Cross References
Matthew 5:38
"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'

Exodus 21:23
But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life,

Exodus 21:24
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Leviticus 24:19
Anyone who injures their neighbor is to be injured in the same manner:

Deuteronomy 19:21
Show no pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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