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8 Bible Verses about An Eye For An Eye

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Exodus 21:24

eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

Leviticus 24:19-22

If a man disfigures his fellow, whatever he did is to be done to him also. 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. Whoever beats an animal to death is to replace it, but whoever beats a human being to death is to be put to death. read more.
You are to have for yourselves consistent procedures in deciding a case. As it is for the resident alien, so it is for the native born. I am the LORD your God."

Deuteronomy 19:21

Your eyes must not show pity life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot."

Romans 12:17-19

Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people. Do not take revenge, dear friends, but leave room for God's wrath. For it is written, "Vengeance belongs to me. I will pay them back, declares the Lord."

Exodus 21:22-25

"If two men are fighting and they strike a pregnant woman and her children are born prematurely, but there is no harm, he is certainly to be fined as the husband of the woman demands of him, and he will pay as the court decides. If there is harm, then you are to require life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, read more.
burn for burn, wound for wound, and bruise for bruise.

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