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;
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CommentaryClarke'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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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,
"'Anyone who takes the life of a human being is to be put to death.
Anyone who takes the life of someone's animal must make restitution--life for life.
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