Ex 21:1Now these are the ordinances which you shall set before them.

Ex 21:2If you buy a Hebrew servant, he shall serve six years; but in the seventh he shall go out free without payment to you.

Ex 21:3If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself; if he is the husband of a wife, then his wife shall go out with him.

Ex 21:4If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master’s, and he shall go out by himself.

Ex 21:5But if the servant plainly says, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free;

Ex 21:6Then his master shall bring him to God and shall bring him to the door or to the doorpost, and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him forever.

Ex 21:7And if a man sells his daughter as a female servant, she shall not go out as the male servants do.

Ex 21:8If she displeases her master, who has designated her for himself, then he shall let her be redeemed; he has no right to sell her to a foreign people, because he has dealt with her unfaithfully.

Ex 21:9And if he designated her for his son, he shall deal with her according to the custom of daughters.

Ex 21:10If he takes another woman for himself, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, or her marital rights.

Ex 21:11And if he does not do these three things for her, then she shall go out for nothing, without payment of silver.

Ex 21:12He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death.

Ex 21:13But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God allowed him to fall by his hand, then I will appoint you a place where he may flee to.

Ex 21:14And if a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to slay him with guile, you shall take him even from My altar so that he may die.

Ex 21:15And he who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

Ex 21:16And he who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death.

Ex 21:17And he who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

Ex 21:18And if men contend and one strikes the other with a stone or with his fist so that he does not die but remains in bed;

Ex 21:19If he can rise up and walk around outside on his staff, then he who struck him shall be guiltless; he shall only pay for the loss of his time, until he has made sure he is completely healed.

Ex 21:20And if a man strikes his male servant or his female servant with a rod, and the servant dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished.

Ex 21:21But if he survives a day or two, he shall not be punished; for he is his property.

Ex 21:22And if men struggle together, and they hit a pregnant woman, so that her child is born prematurely, but there is no further mishap, he shall surely be fined what the woman’s husband shall impose upon him, and he shall pay as the judges determine.

Ex 21:23But if there is further mishap, then you shall give a life for a life,

Ex 21:24An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot,

Ex 21:25A burning for a burning, a wound for a wound, a stripe for a stripe.

Ex 21:26And if a man strikes the eye of his male servant or the eye of his female servant and destroys it, he shall let that one go free on account of that one’s eye.

Ex 21:27And if he knocks out his male servant’s tooth or his female servant’s tooth, he shall let that one go free on account of that one’s tooth.

Ex 21:28And if an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be guiltless.

Ex 21:29But if the ox was accustomed to goring previously, and its owner had been warned, but he would not keep it in, and it killed a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned, and its owner shall also be put to death.

Ex 21:30If a ransom is imposed on the owner, then he shall give for the redemption of his life whatever is imposed upon him.

Ex 21:31If either it gores a son or it gores a daughter, according to this judgment it shall be done to him.

Ex 21:32If the ox gores a male servant or a female servant, thirty shekels of silver shall be given to their master, and the ox shall be stoned.

Ex 21:33And if a man opens a pit or if a man digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Ex 21:34The owner of the pit shall make restitution; he shall give silver to its owner, and the dead animal shall be his.

Ex 21:35And if one man’s ox injures another’s so that it dies, then they shall sell the live ox and divide its price; and they shall also divide the dead animal.

Ex 21:36Or if it is known that the ox was accustomed to goring previously and its owner would not keep it in, he shall surely give restitution, an ox for an ox, and the dead animal shall become his.

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