Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has injured a man, so it shall be inflicted on him.

King James Version

Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

Holman Bible

fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. Whatever injury he inflicted on the person, the same is to be inflicted on him.

International Standard Version

Fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth just as he had caused a disfigurement against another man, so it is to be done against him.

A Conservative Version

injury for injury, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, as he has caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be rendered to him.

American Standard Version

breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be rendered unto him.

Amplified

Fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has caused a blemish or disfigurement on a man, so shall it be done to him.

Bible in Basic English

Wound for wound, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; whatever damage he has done, so let it be done to him.

Darby Translation

breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he has caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

Julia Smith Translation

Fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he shall give a blemish in a man so it shall be given in him.

King James 2000

Fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he has caused a disfigurement in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

fracture in place of fracture, eye in place of eye, tooth in place of tooth--{according to} [the] physical defect he {causes} to the person, likewise it shall be {caused} to him.

Modern King James verseion

break for break, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. As he has caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

broke for broke, eye for eye and tooth for tooth: even as he hath maimed a man, so shall he be maimed again.

NET Bible

fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth -- just as he inflicts an injury on another person that same injury must be inflicted on him.

New Heart English Bible

fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.

The Emphasized Bible

fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, as he inflicteth a blemish upon a human being, so, shall one be inflicted upon him.

Webster

Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him.

World English Bible

fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he putteth a blemish in a man so it is done in him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁבר שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 44

שׁבר שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 44

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

as he hath caused
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מוּם מאוּם 
M'uwm 
Usage: 21

in a man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

so shall it be done
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Context Readings

An Example Of Just And Fair Punishment

19 'If a man injures his neighbor, just as he has done, so it shall be done to him: 20 fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has injured a man, so it shall be inflicted on him. 21 'Thus the one who kills an animal shall make it good, but the one who kills a man shall be put to death.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:21

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

Matthew 5:38

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

Exodus 21:23-25

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



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