New Living Translation
But if there is further injury, the punishment must match the injury: a life for a life,
King James Bible
And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life,
Darby Bible Translation
But if mischief happen, then thou shalt give life for life,
World English Bible
But if any harm follows, then you must take life for life,
Young's Literal Translation
and if there is mischief, then thou hast given life for life,
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LibraryThe Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic Teaching.
It was probably on one of those mountain-ranges, which stretch to the north of Capernaum, that Jesus had spent the night of lonely prayer, which preceded the designation of the twelve to the Apostolate. As the soft spring morning broke, He called up those who had learned to follow Him, and from among them chose the twelve, who were to be His Ambassadors and Representatives.   But already the early light had guided the eager multitude which, from all parts, had come to the broad level …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Deputation from Jerusalem - the Three Sects of the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes - Examination of their Distinctive Doctrines.
The Sixth Commandment
That Deep Things Ought not to be Preached at all to Weak Souls.
"Anyone who injures another person must be dealt with according to the injury inflicted--
a fracture for a fracture, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. Whatever anyone does to injure another person must be paid back in kind.
You must show no pity for the guilty! Your rule should be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
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