New International Version
Yet if he is caught, he must pay sevenfold, though it costs him all the wealth of his house.
King James Bible
But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
Darby Bible Translation
and if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
World English Bible
but if he is found, he shall restore seven times. He shall give all the wealth of his house.
Young's Literal Translation
And being found he repayeth sevenfold, All the substance of his house he giveth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Men do not despise a thief if he steal - Every man pities the poor culprit who was perishing for lack of food, and stole to satisfy his hunger; yet no law clears him: he is bound to make restitution; in some cases double, in others quadruple and quintuple; and if he have not property enough to make restitution, to be sold for a bondsman; Exodus 22:1-4; Leviticus 25:39.
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A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
But the LORD said to him, "Not so; anyone who kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.
"Whoever steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it must pay back five head of cattle for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.
Pay back into the laps of our neighbors seven times the contempt they have hurled at you, Lord.
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