"aIf a mansteals an oxor a sheep and slaughters it orsells it, he shall payfiveoxen for the ox and 1foursheep for the sheep.
"bIf the 2thief is ccaught while breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be nobloodguiltiness on his account.
"But if the sun has risen on him, there will be bloodguiltiness on his account. He shall surelymakerestitution ; if he owns nothing, then he shall be 3sold for his theft.
4"Ifwhat he stole is actuallyfoundalive in his dpossession, whether an oxor a donkeyor a sheep, 4he shall paydouble.
5"If a man lets a fieldorvineyard be grazed bare and lets his animalloose so that it grazes in another man's field, he shall makerestitution from the best of his own field and the best of his own vineyard.
6"If a firebreaks out and spreads to thornbushes, so that stacked grain or the standinggrainor the field itself is consumed, he who started the fire shall surelymakerestitution.
"5If a mangives his neighbormoneyorgoods to keep for him and it is stolen from the man'shouse, if the thief is ecaught, he shall paydouble.
8"If the thief is not fcaught, then the owner of the house shall gappearbeforeh6the judges, to determine whether he ilaid his hands on his neighbor'sproperty.
"For everyjbreach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for anylostthing about which one says, 'This is it,' the kcase of both parties shall comebeforel7the judges ; he whommthe judgescondemn shall paydouble to his neighbor.
10"If a mangives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, oranyanimal to keep for him, and it diesor is hurtor is drivenaway while noone is looking,
an 8oath before the LORD shall be made by the two of them nthat he has not olaidhands on his neighbor'sproperty ; and its owner shall accept it, and he shall not makerestitution.
"But if it is actuallystolen from him, he shall makerestitution to its owner.
13"If it is all torn to pieces, let him bring it as evidence ; he shall not makerestitution for what has been torn to pieces.
14"If a manpborrows anything from his neighbor, and it is injuredordies while its owner is not with it, he shall makefullrestitution.
15"If its owner is with it, he shall not makerestitution ; if it is hired, it came for its hire.