Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

If it was torn to pieces, let the neighbor bring the remains as evidence, and he is not to make restitution for what was torn apart.

New American Standard Bible

"If it is all torn to pieces, let him bring it as evidence; he shall not make restitution for what has been torn to pieces.

King James Version

If it be torn in pieces, then let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

Holman Bible

If it was actually torn apart by a wild animal, he is to bring it as evidence; he does not have to make restitution for the torn carcass.

A Conservative Version

If it is torn in pieces, let him bring it for evidence. He shall not make good that which was torn.

American Standard Version

If it be torn in pieces, let him bring it for witness: he shall not make good that which was torn.

Amplified

If it be torn in pieces [by some wild beast or by accident], let him bring [the mangled carcass] for witness; he shall not make good what was torn.

Bible in Basic English

But if it has been damaged by a beast, and he is able to make this clear, he will not have to make payment for what was damaged.

Darby Translation

If it have been torn in pieces, let him bring it as witness: he shall not make good what was torn.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If it is torn in pieces, then let him bring witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

Julia Smith Translation

If tearing in pieces, it shall be torn in pieces, he shall bring it a witness; the torn in pieces he shall not recompense.

King James 2000

If it be torn in pieces, then let him bring it as evidence, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If indeed it was torn to pieces, he will bring it as evidence--the mangled carcass; he will not make restitution.

Modern King James verseion

If it is torn in pieces, let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If it be torn with wild beasts, then let him bring record of the tearing: and he shall not make it good.

NET Bible

If it is torn in pieces, then he will bring it for evidence, and he will not have to pay for what was torn.

New Heart English Bible

If it is torn in pieces, let him bring it for evidence. He shall not make good that which was torn.

The Emphasized Bible

If it be, verily torn in pieces, he shall bring it in as a witness - for that which was torn, he shall not make restitution.

Webster

If it shall be torn in pieces; then let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

World English Bible

If it is torn in pieces, let him bring it for evidence. He shall not make good that which was torn.

Youngs Literal Translation

if it is certainly torn, he bringeth it in -- a witness; the torn thing he doth not repay.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If it be torn in pieces
טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

and he shall not make good
שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

References

Context Readings

Laws About Personal Property

12 But if it was actually stolen from him, the neighbor is to make restitution to its owner. 13 If it was torn to pieces, let the neighbor bring the remains as evidence, and he is not to make restitution for what was torn apart. 14 "When a man borrows an animal from his neighbor, and it's injured or dies while its owner was not with it, he is certainly to make restitution.



Cross References

Ezekiel 4:14

"Now, Lord GOD," I replied, "I've never been defiled, ever since I was young until now. I haven't eaten an animal that died on its own or was torn by beasts, and no unclean meat has ever entered my mouth!"

Amos 3:12

This is what the LORD says: "Just as a shepherd might save from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a scrap of an ear, the Israelis will be saved in a similar manner those in Samaria who sit on the remains of their broken beds, and those in Damascus who lie on the edge of their couches."

Micah 5:8

The survivors of Jacob will live among the nations; they will live among many nations, like a lion among flocks of sheep, who, if he passes through, will trample and tear down with no one to deliver.

Nahum 2:12

This lion renders its prey to pieces to feed its whelps, and strangles enough prey for its mate, filling its lairs with prey and its dens with rendered flesh.

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