Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.

King James Version

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Holman Bible

"When a man steals an ox or a sheep and butchers it or sells it, he must repay five cattle for the ox or four sheep for the sheep.

International Standard Version

"If a man steals an ox or sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he is to repay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.

A Conservative Version

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

American Standard Version

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Amplified

If a man steals an ox or sheep and kills or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for an ox, or four sheep for a sheep.

Bible in Basic English

If a man takes without right another man's ox or his sheep, and puts it to death or gets a price for it, he is to give five oxen for an ox, or four sheep for a sheep, in payment: the thief will have to make payment for what he has taken; if he has no money, he himself will have to be exchanged for money, so that payment may be made.

Darby Translation

If a man steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for the ox, and four sheep for the sheep.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If a man shall steal an ox or a sheep and kill it or sell it he shall restore five oxen for an ox and four sheep for a sheep.

Julia Smith Translation

If a man shall steal an ox or a sheep, and slaughter it or sell it, he shall recompense five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

King James 2000

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'If a man steals an ox or small livestock and slaughters it or sells it, he will make restitution with five cattle in place of the ox and with four sheep or goats in place of the small livestock.

Modern King James verseion

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If a man steal an ox or sheep and kill it or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

NET Bible

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep and kills it or sells it, he must pay back five head of cattle for the ox, and four sheep for the one sheep.

New Heart English Bible

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it, or sells it; he shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

The Emphasized Bible

When a man stealeth an ox or a sheep, and slayeth it, or selleth it, with five of the herd, shall he make good - for the ox, or with four of the flock, for the sheep.

Webster

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

World English Bible

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it, or sells it; he shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Youngs Literal Translation

'When a man doth steal an ox or sheep, and hath slaughtered it or sold it, five of the herd he doth repay for the ox, and four of the flock for the sheep.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

an ox
שׁור 
Showr 
Usage: 78

or a sheep
שׂי שׂה 
Seh 
Usage: 47

and kill
טבח 
Tabach 
Usage: 11

it, or sell
מכר 
Makar 
Usage: 80

חמשּׁה חמשׁ 
Chamesh 
Usage: 343

בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

for an ox
שׁור 
Showr 
Usage: 78

and four
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

Context Readings

Laws About Restitution

1 "If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep. 2 "If the thief is caught while breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no bloodguiltiness on his account.



Cross References

2 Samuel 12:6

"He must make restitution for the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing and had no compassion."

Luke 19:8

Zaccheus stopped and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much."

Proverbs 6:31

But when he is found, he must repay sevenfold; He must give all the substance of his house.

Leviticus 6:1-6

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Numbers 5:7

then he shall confess his sins which he has committed, and he shall make restitution in full for his wrong and add to it one-fifth of it, and give it to him whom he has wronged.

Proverbs 14:4

Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.

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