Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Bible in Basic English

You have knowledge 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.

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 word be, Yea, yea, - Nay, nay; and, what goeth beyond these, is, of evil. 38 Ye have heard, that it was said, - Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth. 39 But, I, tell you, not to resist evil, - Nay, whoever is smiting thee on the right cheek, turn to him, the other also;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:21

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

Exodus 21:22-27

And when men strive together and push against a woman with child, and she miscarry, hut there is no other mischief, he shall, surely be fined, according as the woman's husband shall lay upon him, but he shall give it through judges.

Leviticus 24:19-20

And, when, any man, inflicteth a blemish upon his neighbour, as he hath done, so, shall it be done to him:

Deuteronomy 19:19

then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to de unto his brother, - so shalt thou consume the wicked thing out of thy midst;

Matthew 5:27

Ye have heard, that it was said, Thou shalt not commit adultery:

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