Exodus 22:2 NIV

2 “If a thief is caught breaking in at night and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed;

References for Exodus 22:2

Study tools for Exodus 22:2

  • 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.