Exodus 21:12-21 NIV

Personal Injuries

12 “Anyone who strikes a person with a fatal blow is to be put to death.

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13 However, if it is not done intentionally, but God lets it happen, they are to flee to a place I will designate.

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14 But if anyone schemes and kills someone deliberately, that person is to be taken from my altar and put to death.

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15 “Anyone who attacksa their father or mother is to be put to death.

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      16 “Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper’s possession.

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      17 “Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.

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      18 “If people quarrel and one person hits another with a stone or with their fistb and the victim does not die but is confined to bed,

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        • “ 21:18 - Or "with a tool"
          19 the one who struck the blow will not be held liable if the other can get up and walk around outside with a staff; however, the guilty party must pay the injured person for any loss of time and see that the victim is completely healed.
          20 “Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result,
          21 but they are not to be punished if the slave recovers after a day or two, since the slave is their property.

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