Exodus 22:15

But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be an hired thing, it came for his hire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 22:15

But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: If it bee an hired thing, it came for his hire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If its owner is with it, he shall not make restitution; if it is hired, it came for its hire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be a hired thing, it came for its hire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If the owner is with it, he will not have to make payment: if he gave money for the use of it, the loss is covered by the payment.
- Basic English Bible

if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make [it] good; if it be a hired [thing], it came for its hire.
- Darby Bible

But if the owner of it shall be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be a hired thing, it came for his hire.
- Webster's Bible

If its owner is with it, he shall not make it good. If it is a leased thing, it came for its lease.
- World English Bible

if its owner [is] with it, he doth not repay, -- if it [is] a hired thing, it hath come for its hire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(22:14) If the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good; if it be a hireling, he loseth his hire.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 22:15

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 22:15


22:14 If a man (suppose) lent his team to his neighbour, if the owner were with it, or were to receive profit for the loan of it, whatever harm befel the cattle the owner must stand to the loss of it: but if the owner were so kind to the borrower as to lend it him gratis, and put such a confidence in him as to trust it from under his own eye, then, if any harm happened, the borrower must make it good. Learn hence to be very careful not to abuse any thing that is lent to us; it is not only unjust but base and disingenuous, we should much rather chuse to lose ourselves, than that any should sustain loss by their kindness to us.

22:17 If the father refused, he shall pay money - This shews how ill a thing it is, and by no means to be allowed, that children should marry without their parents consent: even here where the divine law appointed the marriage, both as a punishment to him that had done wrong, and a recompence to her that had suffered wrong, yet there was an express reservation for the father's power; if he denied his consent, it must be no marriage.


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