Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Thus you shall not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

King James Version

And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Holman Bible

You must not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot.

International Standard Version

Your eyes must not show pity life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot."

A Conservative Version

And thine eyes shall not pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

American Standard Version

And thine eyes shall not pity; life'shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Amplified

Your eyes shall not pity: it shall be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Bible in Basic English

Have no pity; let life be given for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Darby Translation

And thine eye shall not spare: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thine eye shall not pity, but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Julia Smith Translation

And thine eye shall not pity; soul for soul, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot

King James 2000

And your eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{You must show no pity}: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot."

Modern King James verseion

And your eye shall not pity. Life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let thine eye have no compassion, but life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot.

NET Bible

You must not show pity; the principle will be a life for a life, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, and a foot for a foot.

New Heart English Bible

Your eyes shall not pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

The Emphasized Bible

neither shall thine eye pity, - life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Webster

And thy eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

World English Bible

Your eyes shall not pity; life [shall go] for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thine eye doth not pity -- life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
shall not pity
חוּס 
Chuwc 
Usage: 24

but life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

20 "The rest will hear and be afraid, and will never again do such an evil thing among you. 21 "Thus you shall not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:13

"You shall not pity him, but you shall purge the blood of the innocent from Israel, that it may go well with you.

Exodus 21:23-25

"But if there is any further injury, then you shall appoint as a penalty life for life,

Leviticus 24:17-21

'If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.

Matthew 5:38-39

"You have heard that it was said, 'AN EYE FOR AN EYE, AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.'

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