Exodus 21:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]וְכִֽי־
wə-ḵî-
And ifConj-w | Conj
5221 [e]יַכֶּה֩
yak-keh
beatsV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
376 [e]אִ֨ישׁ
’îš
a manN-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5650 [e]עַבְדּ֜וֹ
‘aḇ-dōw
his maleN-msc | 3ms
176 [e]א֤וֹ
’ōw
orConj
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
519 [e]אֲמָתוֹ֙
’ă-mā-ṯōw
maidservantN-fsc | 3ms
7626 [e]בַּשֵּׁ֔בֶט
baš-šê-ḇeṭ,
with a rodPrep-b, Art | N-ms
4191 [e]וּמֵ֖ת
ū-mêṯ
so that he diesConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
8478 [e]תַּ֣חַת
ta-ḥaṯ
underPrep
3027 [e]יָד֑וֹ
yā-ḏōw;
his handN-fsc | 3ms
5358 [e]נָקֹ֖ם
nā-qōm
surelyV-Qal-InfAbs
5358 [e]יִנָּקֵֽם׃
yin-nā-qêm.
he shall be punishedV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמות 21:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְכִֽי־יַכֶּה֩ אִ֨ישׁ אֶת־עַבְדֹּ֜ו אֹ֤ו אֶת־אֲמָתֹו֙ בַּשֵּׁ֔בֶט וּמֵ֖ת תַּ֣חַת יָדֹ֑ו נָקֹ֖ם יִנָּקֵֽם׃

שמות 21:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וכי־יכה איש את־עבדו או את־אמתו בשבט ומת תחת ידו נקם ינקם׃

שמות 21:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וכי־יכה איש את־עבדו או את־אמתו בשבט ומת תחת ידו נקם ינקם׃

שמות 21:20 Hebrew Bible
וכי יכה איש את עבדו או את אמתו בשבט ומת תחת ידו נקם ינקם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.

King James Bible
And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod, and the slave dies under his abuse, the owner must be punished.
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