eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. Whatever injury he inflicted on the person, the same is to be inflicted on him.
“You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
If he knocks out the tooth of his male or female slave, he must let the slave go free in compensation for his tooth.
God, knock the teeth out of their mouths;
Lord, tear out the young lions’ fangs.
Rise up, Lord!
Save me, my God!
You strike all my enemies on the cheek;
You break the teeth of the wicked.
I shattered the fangs of the unjust
and snatched the prey from his teeth.
The lion may roar and the fierce lion growl,
but the fangs of young lions are broken.