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Leviticus 24:20

    Leviticus 24:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he has caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be rendered unto him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Wound for wound, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; whatever damage he has done, so let it be done to him.

    Webster's Revision

    breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be rendered unto him.

    World English Bible

    fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be rendered unto him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 24:20

    Breach for breach - This is a repetition of the lex talionis, which See explained Exodus 21:24 (note).