Leviticus 24:21
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New International Version
Whoever kills an animal must make restitution, but whoever kills a human being is to be put to death.

King James Bible
And he that killeth a beast, he shall restore it: and he that killeth a man, he shall be put to death.

Darby Bible Translation
He that smiteth a beast [mortally] shall make it good; and he that smiteth a man [mortally] shall be put to death.

World English Bible
He who kills an animal shall make it good; and he who kills a man shall be put to death.

Young's Literal Translation
And he who smiteth a beast repayeth it, and he who smiteth the life of man is put to death;

Leviticus 24:21 Parallel
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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a beast

Leviticus 24:18 And he that kills a beast shall make it good; beast for beast.

Exodus 21:33 And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an donkey fall therein;

a man

Leviticus 24:17 And he that kills any man shall surely be put to death.

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CHAPTER I. THE DOCTRINE OF NON-RESISTANCE TO EVIL BY FORCE HAS BEEN PROFESSED BY A MINORITY OF MEN FROM THE VERY FOUNDATION OF CHRISTIANITY. Of the Book "What I Believe"--The Correspondence Evoked by it-- Letters from Quakers--Garrison's Declaration--Adin Ballou, his Works, his Catechism--Helchitsky's "Net of Faith"--The Attitude of the World to Works Elucidating Christ's Teaching--Dymond's Book "On War"--Musser's "Non-resistance Asserted"--Attitude of the Government in 1818 to Men who Refused to
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Questions About the Nature and Perpetuity of the Seventh-Day Sabbath.
AND PROOF, THAT THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK IS THE TRUE CHRISTIAN SABBATH. BY JOHN BUNYAN. 'The Son of man is lord also of the Sabbath day.' London: Printed for Nath, Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, 1685. EDITOR'S ADVERTISEMENT. All our inquiries into divine commands are required to be made personally, solemnly, prayerful. To 'prove all things,' and 'hold fast' and obey 'that which is good,' is a precept, equally binding upon the clown, as it is upon the philosopher. Satisfied from our observations
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Leviticus 6:4
when they sin in any of these ways and realize their guilt, they must return what they have stolen or taken by extortion, or what was entrusted to them, or the lost property they found,

Leviticus 24:17
"'Anyone who takes the life of a human being is to be put to death.

Leviticus 24:18
Anyone who takes the life of someone's animal must make restitution--life for life.

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