eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has injured a man, so it shall be inflicted on him.
"You have heard that it was said, 'AN EYE FOR AN EYE, AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.'
"And if he knocks out a tooth of his male or female slave, he shall let him go free on account of his tooth.
O God, shatter their teeth in their mouth; Break out the fangs of the young lions, O LORD.
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God! For You have smitten all my enemies on the cheek; You have shattered the teeth of the wicked.
"I broke the jaws of the wicked And snatched the prey from his teeth.
"The roaring of the lion and the voice of the fierce lion, And the teeth of the young lions are broken.
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