"1He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death.
"2But aif he did not lie in wait for him, but 3Godlet him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee.
"4If, however, a manactspresumptuouslytoward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.
"He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
"5He who bkidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his cpossession, shall surely be put to death.
"6He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
18"Ifmenhave a quarrel and onestrikes the other with a stoneor with his fist, and he does not die but dremains in bed,
19if he gets up and walksaroundoutside on his staff, then he who struck him shall gounpunished; he shall onlypay for his eloss of time, and fshall takecare of him until he is completelyhealed.
20"If a manstrikes his maleorfemaleslave with a rod and he diesgat his hand, he shall hbe punished.
21"If, however, he isurvives a dayor two, novengeance shall be taken; 7for he is his jproperty.
22"Ifmenstruggle with each other and strike a woman with child so that kshe givesbirthprematurely, yet there is noinjury, he shall surely be fined as the woman'shusbandlmay demand of him, and he shall 8paymas the judges decide.
"But if there is any further injury, 9then you shall appoint as a penalty life for life,
2410eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
25burn for burn, wound for wound, nbruise for bruise.
26"If a manstrikes the eye of his maleorfemaleslave , and destroys it, he shall let him gofree on account of his eye.
"And if he oknocks out a tooth of his maleorfemaleslave , he shall let him gofree on account of his tooth.
28"If an oxgores a manor a womanpto death, 11the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall gounpunished.
29"If, however, an ox was previously in the habit of goring and its owner has been warned, yet he does not confine it and it kills a manor a woman, the ox shall be stoned and its owneralso shall be put to death.
30"If a ransom is qdemanded of him, then he shall give for the redemption of his lifewhatever is rdemanded of him.
31"Whether it gores a sonorsa daughter, it shall be done to him according to tthe samerule.
32"If the oxgores a maleorfemaleslave , uthe owner shall give his or her master12thirtyshekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.
33"If a manopens a pit, orvdigs a pit and does not cover it over, and an oxor a donkeyfalls into it,
the owner of the pit shall makerestitution; he shall wgivemoney to its owner, and the dead animal shall become his.
35"If one man'soxhurtsanother's so that it dies, then they shall sell the liveox and divide its price equally; and also they shall divide the dead ox.
36"Or if it is known that the ox was previously in the habit of goring, yet its owner has not confined it, he shall surelypayox for ox, and the dead animal shall become his.