Deuteronomy 19:21

“And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 19:21

And thine eye shall not pitie, but life shall goe for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Thus you shall not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thine eyes shall not pity; life `shall go' for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have no pity; let life be given for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Basic English Bible

And thine eye shall not spare: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Darby Bible

And thy eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Webster's Bible

Your eyes shall not pity; life [shall go] for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- World English Bible

and thine eye doth not pity -- life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thine eye shall not pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 19:21

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 19:21


19:21 Eye for eye - What punishment the law allotted to the accused, if he had been convicted, the same shall the false accuser bear.


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