Exodus 21:12-21 NIV

Personal Injuries

12 "Anyone who strikes a man and kills him shall surely be put to death.1

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13 However, if he does not do it intentionally, but God lets it happen, he is to flee to a place2 I will designate.

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14 But if a man schemes and kills another man deliberately,3 take him away from my altar and put him to death.4

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15 "Anyone who attacksa his father or his mother must be put to death.

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      16 "Anyone who kidnaps another and either sells5 him or still has him when he is caught must be put to death.6

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      17 "Anyone who curses his father or mother must be put to death.7

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      18 "If men quarrel and one hits the other with a stone or with his fistb and he does not die but is confined to bed,

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        • d 21:18 - Or "with a tool"
          19 the one who struck the blow will not be held responsible if the other gets up and walks around outside with his staff; however, he must pay the injured man for the loss of his time and see that he is completely healed.
          20 "If a man beats his male or female slave with a rod and the slave dies as a direct result, he must be punished,
          21 but he is not to be punished if the slave gets up after a day or two, since the slave is his property.8

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