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Leviticus 24:19-20

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24:19 If a man inflicts an injury on 1  his fellow citizen, 2  just as he has done it must be done to him – 24:20 fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth – just as he inflicts an injury on another person 3  that same injury 4  must be inflicted on him.

1 tn Heb “gives a flaw in”; KJV, ASV “cause a blemish in.”

2 tn Or “neighbor” (so NAB, NASB, NIV); TEV, NLT “another person.”

3 tn Heb “in the man [אָדָם, ’adam].”

4 tn Heb “just as he inflicts an injury…it must be inflicted on him.” The referent (“that same injury”) has been specified in the translation for clarity.



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