New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.
Darby Bible Translation
breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him.
World English Bible
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.
Young's Literal Translation
breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he putteth a blemish in a man so it is done in him.
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LibraryA Divine Saviour.
"Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God." (Matthew xvi. 1; John vi. 69.) We meet with a certain class of Enquirers who do not believe in the Divinity of Christ. There are many passages that will give light on this subject. In 1 Corinthians xv. 47, we are told: "The first man is of the earth earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven." In 1 John v. 20: "We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know Him that is true; and we are in Him that is …
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It
"You have heard the law that says the punishment must match the injury: 'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.'
But if there is further injury, the punishment must match the injury: a life for a life,
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot,
"Anyone who injures another person must be dealt with according to the injury inflicted--
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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