Exodus 22:1 NIV

Protection of Property

1 “Whoever steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it must pay back five head of cattle for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.

References for Exodus 22:1

Study tools for Exodus 22:1

  • a 22:8 - Or "before God, and he will"
  • b 22:9 - Or "before God"
  • c 22:9 - Or "whom God declares"
  • d 22:20 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  • e 22:28 - Or "Do not revile the judges"
  • f 22:29 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.