Exodus 21:18-32 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 "When men quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or with his fist and the man does not die but keeps his bed, 18 "If men quarrel and one hits the other with a stone or with his fist and he does not die but is confined to bed,
19 then if the man rises again and walks abroad with his staff, he that struck him shall be clear; only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall have him thoroughly healed. 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 "When a man strikes his slave, male or female, with a rod and the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. 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 if the slave survives a day or two, he is not to be punished; for the slave is his money. 21 but he is not to be punished if the slave gets up after a day or two, since the slave is his property.
22 "When men strive together, and hurt a woman with child, so that there is a miscarriage, and yet no harm follows, the one who hurt her shall be fined, according as the woman's husband shall lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine. 22 "If men who are fighting hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurely but there is no serious injury, the offender must be fined whatever the woman's husband demands and the court allows.
23 If any harm follows, then you shall give life for life, 23 But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life,
24 eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 24 eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
25 burn for burn, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. 25 burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise.
26 "When a man strikes the eye of his slave, male or female, and destroys it, he shall let the slave go free for the eye's sake. 26 "If a man hits a manservant or maidservant in the eye and destroys it, he must let the servant go free to compensate for the eye.
27 If he knocks out the tooth of his slave, male or female, he shall let the slave go free for the tooth's sake. 27 And if he knocks out the tooth of a manservant or maidservant, he must let the servant go free to compensate for the tooth.
28 "When an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear. 28 "If a bull gores a man or a woman to death, the bull must be stoned to death, and its meat must not be eaten. But the owner of the bull will not be held responsible.
29 But if the ox has been accustomed to gore in the past, and its owner has been warned but has not kept it in, and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned, and its owner also shall be put to death. 29 If, however, the bull has had the habit of goring and the owner has been warned but has not kept it penned up and it kills a man or woman, the bull must be stoned and the owner also must be put to death.
30 If a ransom is laid on him, then he shall give for the redemption of his life whatever is laid upon him. 30 However, if payment is demanded of him, he may redeem his life by paying whatever is demanded.
31 If it gores a man's son or daughter, he shall be dealt with according to this same rule. 31 This law also applies if the bull gores a son or daughter.
32 If the ox gores a slave, male or female, the owner shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. 32 If the bull gores a male or female slave, the owner must pay thirty shekels of silver to the master of the slave, and the bull must be stoned.