Leviticus 24:21
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New Living Translation
"Whoever kills an animal must pay for it in full, but whoever kills another person must 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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A 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

The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 6:4
If you have sinned in any of these ways, you are guilty. You must give back whatever you stole, or the money you took by extortion, or the security deposit, or the lost property you found,

Leviticus 24:17
"Anyone who takes another person's life must be put to death.

Leviticus 24:18
"Anyone who kills another person's animal must pay for it in full--a live animal for the animal that was killed.

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