12 Bible Verses about Battery
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And he that smites his father or his mother shall be surely put to death.
If men strive and hurt a woman with child so that she aborts but without death, he shall be surely punished according as the woman's husband will lay upon him, and he shall pay by the judges. And if there is death, then thou shalt pay life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,read more.
burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. And if someone smites the eye of their slave or the eye of their maid that it perishes, he shall let them go free for their eye's sake. And if he smites out his manslave's tooth or his maidslave's tooth, he shall let them go free for their tooth's sake.
If a matter arises that is too difficult for thee in judgment between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates, then thou shalt arise and go up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose, and thou shalt come unto the priests, the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days and enquire, and they shall show thee the word of judgment. And thou shalt do according to the word which those of that place which the LORD shall choose shall show thee; and thou shalt observe to do according to all that they shall show thee.read more.
According to the word of the law which they shall show thee and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do; thou shalt not decline from the word which they shall show thee, to the right hand nor to the left. And the man that will act presumptuously and will not hearken unto the priest that stands to minister there before the LORD thy God, or unto the judge, even that man shall die; and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth; but I say unto you, That ye resist not with evil, but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
I gave my back to the smiters and my cheeks to those that plucked off the hair: I did not hide my face from shame and spitting.
And some began to spit on him and to cover his face and to buffet him and to say unto him, Prophesy. And the servants struck him with the palms of their hands.