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New Living Translation
“If a thief is caught in the act of breaking into a house and is struck and killed in the process, the person who killed the thief is not guilty of murder.
American Standard Version
If the thief be found breaking in, and be smitten so that he dieth, there shall be no bloodguiltiness for him.
Berean Study Bible
If a thief is caught breaking in and is beaten to death, no one shall be guilty of bloodshed.
If a thief be found breaking open a house or undermining it, and be wounded so as to die: he that slew him shall not be guilty of blood.
English Revised Version
If the thief be found breaking in, and be smitten that he die, there shall be no bloodguiltiness for him.
King James Bible
If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.
World English Bible
If the thief is found breaking in, and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no guilt of bloodshed for him.
Young's Literal Translation
'If in the breaking through, the thief is found, and he hath been smitten, and hath died, there is no blood for him;
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