Exodus 21 :26

Exodus 21 :26 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

King James Version (KJV)

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, and destroy it; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

If a man gives his man-servant or his woman-servant a blow in the eye, causing its destruction, he is to let him go free on account of the damage to his eye.

Webster's Revision

And if a man shall smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it shall perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

World English Bible

"If a man strikes his servant's eye, or his maid's eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, and destroy it; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

Definitions for Exodus 21 :26

Let - To hinder or obstruct.
Smite - To strike; beat.

Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 21 :26

If a man smite the eye, etc. - See the following verse.

Barnes' Commentary on Exodus 21 :26

Freedom was the proper equivalent for permanent injury.

Wesley's Commentary on Exodus 21 :26

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