Exodus 22:6

Overview - Exodus 22
Of theft.
Of damage.
Of trespasses.
14 Of borrowing.
16 Of fornication.
18 Of witchcraft.
19 Of bestiality.
20 Of idolatry.
21 Of strangers, widows, and fatherless.
25 Of usury.
26 Of pledges.
28 Of reverence to magistrates.
29 Of the first fruits.
31 Of torn flesh.
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Exodus 22:6  (King James Version)
If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be consumed therewith; he that kindled the fire shall surely make restitution.

If fire break out
Mr. Harmer observes, that it is a common custom in the East to set the dry herbage on fire; which fires, from want of care, often produce great damage. Hence a law to guard against such evils was highly expedient.

so that the stacks of corn
Judges 15:4 Judges 15:5 ; 2 Samuel 14:30 2 Samuel 14:31

he that kindled the fire
Exodus 22:9 Exodus 22:12 ; Exodus 21:33 Exodus 21:34