Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

You have knowledge that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

New American Standard Bible

You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’

King James Version

Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Holman Bible

“You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.

International Standard Version

"You have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

A Conservative Version

Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

American Standard Version

Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Amplified

“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth [punishment that fits the offense].’

An Understandable Version

"You have heard what was said [Exodus 21:24], 'Take an eye [from someone] if he takes yours, and take a tooth [from someone] if he takes yours.'

Anderson New Testament

You have heard that it was said: An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

Common New Testament

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

Ye have heard that it hath been said, "An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth."

Darby Translation

Ye have heard that it has been said, Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.

Godbey New Testament

You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

Goodspeed New Testament

"You have heard that they were told, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

John Wesley New Testament

Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye have heard, that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

King James 2000

You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

Modern King James verseion

You have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye have heard how it is said, 'An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.'

Moffatt New Testament

You have heard the saying, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.

Montgomery New Testament

"You have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.

NET Bible

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

New Heart English Bible

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.'

Noyes New Testament

Ye have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth."

Sawyer New Testament

You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye have heard, that it was said, - Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye have heard that it was said, "Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth:"

Twentieth Century New Testament

You have heard that it was said--'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

Webster

Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

Weymouth New Testament

"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.'

Williams New Testament

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

World English Bible

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.'

Worrell New Testament

"Ye heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth,'

Worsley New Testament

Ye have heard, that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye heard that it was said: Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ῥέω 
Rheo 
Usage: 17

An eye
ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

for
ἀντί 
Anti 
ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14
Usage: 14

an eye
ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

a tooth
ὀδούς 
Odous 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Retaliation

37 But let your words be simply, Yes or No: and whatever is more than these is of the Evil One. 38 You have knowledge that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39 But I say to you, Do not make use of force against an evil man; but to him who gives you a blow on the right side of your face let the left be turned.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:21

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

Exodus 21:22-27

If men, while fighting, do damage to a woman with child, causing the loss of the child, but no other evil comes to her, the man will have to make payment up to the amount fixed by her husband, in agreement with the decision of the judges.

Leviticus 24:19-20

And if a man does damage to his neighbour, as he has done, so let it be done to him;

Deuteronomy 19:19

Then do to him what it was his purpose to do to his brother: and so put away the evil from among you.

Matthew 5:27

You have knowledge that it was said, You may not have connection with another man's wife:

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