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Exodus 22 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Property Rights

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:1 - [fn]If H3588 a man H376 steals H1589 an ox H7794 or H176 a sheep H7716 and slaughters H2873 it or H176 sells H4376 it, he shall pay H7999 five H2568 oxen H1241 for the ox H7794 and four H702 sheep H6629 for the sheep. H7716
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:2 - [fn]If H518 the thief H1590 is [fn]caught H4672 while breaking H4290 in and is struck H5221 so that he dies, H4191 there H369 will be no H369 bloodguiltiness H1818 on his account.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:3 - But if H518 the sun H8121 has risen H2224 on him, there will be bloodguiltiness H1818 on his account. He shall surely H7999 make H7999 restitution; H7999 if H518 he owns nothing, H369 then he shall be sold H4376 for his theft. H1591
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:4 - “If H518 what H1591 he stole H1591 is actually H4672 found H4672 alive H2416 in his [fn]possession, H3027 whether H4480 an ox H7794 or H5704 a donkey H2543 or H5704 a sheep, H7716 he shall pay H7999 double. H8147
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:5 - “If H3588 a man H376 lets a field H7704 or H176 vineyard H3754 be grazed H1197 bare and lets H7971 his animal H1165 loose H7971 so that it grazes H1197 in another H312 man’s field, H7704 he shall make H7999 restitution H7999 from the best H4315 of his own field H7704 and the best H4315 of his own vineyard. H3754
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:6 - “If H3588 a fire H784 breaks H3318 out and spreads H4672 to thorn H6975 bushes, H6975 so that stacked H1430 grain or H176 the standing H7054 grain H7054 or H176 the field H7704 itself is consumed, H398 he who started H1197 the fire H1200 shall surely H7999 make H7999 restitution. H7999
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:7 - “If H3588 a man H376 gives H5414 his neighbor H7453 money H3701 or H176 goods H3627 to keep H8104 for him and it is stolen H1589 from the man’s H376 house, H1004 if H518 the thief H1590 is [fn]caught, H4672 he shall pay H7999 double. H8147
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:8 - “If H518 the thief H1590 is not [fn]caught, H4672 then the owner H1167 of the house H1004 shall [fn]appear H7126 before H413 [fn]the judges, H430 to determine whether H518 H3808 he [fn]laid H7971 his hands H3027 on his neighbor’s H7453 property. H4399
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - “For every H3605 [fn]breach H6588 of trust, H6588 whether it is for ox, H7794 for donkey, H2543 for sheep, H7716 for clothing, H8008 or for any H3605 lost H9 thing H9 about which H834 one says, H559 ‘This H2088 is it,’ the [fn]case H1697 of both H8147 parties shall come H935 before H5704 [fn]the judges; H430 he whom H834 [fn]the judges H430 condemn H7561 shall pay H7999 double H8147 to his neighbor. H7453
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:10 - “If H3588 a man H376 gives H5414 his neighbor H7453 a donkey, H2543 an ox, H7794 a sheep, H7716 or H176 any H3605 animal H929 to keep H8104 for him, and it dies H4191 or H176 is hurt H7665 or H176 is driven H7617 away H7617 while no H369 one H369 is looking, H7200
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:11 - an oath H7621 before the LORD H3068 shall be made H1961 by the two H8147 of them [fn]that he has not [fn]laid H7971 hands H3027 on his neighbor’s H7453 property; H4399 and its owner H1167 shall accept H3947 it, and he shall not make H7999 restitution. H7999
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:12 - “But if H518 it is actually H1589 stolen H1589 from him, he shall make H7999 restitution H7999 to its owner. H1167
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:13 - “If H518 it is all torn H2963 to pieces, H2963 let him bring H935 it as evidence; H5707 he shall not make H7999 restitution H7999 for what H2966 has been torn H2966 to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:14 - “If H3588 a man H376 [fn]borrows H7592 anything from his neighbor, H7453 and it is injured H7665 or H176 dies H4191 while its owner H1167 is not with it, he shall make H7999 full H7999 restitution. H7999
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:15 - “If H518 its owner H1167 is with it, he shall not make H7999 restitution; H7999 if H518 it is hired, H7916 it came H935 for its hire. H7939

Sundry Laws

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:16 - “If H3588 a man H376 seduces H6601 a virgin H1330 who H834 is not engaged, H781 and lies H7901 with her, he must pay H4117 a dowry H4117 for her to be his wife. H802
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:17 - “If H518 her father H1 absolutely H3985 refuses H3985 to give H5414 her to him, he shall [fn]pay H8254 money H3701 equal to the dowry H4119 for virgins. H1330
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:18 - “You shall not allow a sorceress H3784 to live. H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:19 - “Whoever H3605 lies H7901 with an animal H929 shall surely H4191 be put H4191 to death. H4191
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:20 - “He who sacrifices H2076 to [fn]any god, H430 other H1115 than H1115 to the LORD H3068 alone, H905 shall be [fn]utterly H2763 destroyed. H2763
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:21 - “You shall not wrong H3238 a stranger H1616 or oppress H3905 him, for you were strangers H1616 in the land H776 of Egypt. H4714
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:22 - “You shall not afflict H6031 any H3605 widow H490 or orphan. H3490
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:23 - “If H518 you afflict H6031 him at all, H6031 and if H518 he does cry H6817 out to Me, I will surely H8085 hear H8085 his cry; H6818
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:24 - and My anger H639 will be kindled, H2734 and I will kill H2026 you with the sword, H2719 and your wives H802 shall become H1961 widows H490 and your children H1121 fatherless. H3490
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:25 - “If H518 you lend H3867 money H3701 to My people, H5971 to the poor H6041 [fn]among H5973 you, you are not to [fn]act H1961 as a creditor H5383 to him; you shall not [fn]charge H7760 H5921 him interest. H5392
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:26 - “If H518 you ever H2254 take H2254 your neighbor’s H7453 cloak H8008 as a pledge, H2254 you are to return H7725 it to him before H5704 the sun H8121 sets, H935
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:27 - for that is his only H905 covering; H3682 it is his cloak H8071 for his [fn]body. H5785 What H4100 else shall he sleep H7901 in? And it shall come H1961 about that when H3588 he cries H6817 out to Me, I will hear H8085 him, for I am gracious. H2587
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:28 - “You shall not [fn]curse H7043 God, H430 nor H3808 curse H779 a ruler H5387 of your people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:29 - “You shall not delay H309 the offering from [fn]your harvest H4395 and your vintage. H1831 The firstborn H1060 of your sons H1121 you shall give H5414 to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:30 - “You shall do H6213 the same H3651 with your oxen H7794 and with your sheep. H6629 It shall be with its mother H517 seven H7651 days; H3117 on the eighth H8066 day H3117 you shall give H5414 it to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:31 - “You shall be holy H6944 men H376 to Me, therefore you shall not eat H398 any flesh H1320 torn H2966 to pieces in the field; H7704 you shall throw H7993 it to the dogs. H3611
NASB Footnotes
Ch 21:37 in Heb
Ch 22:1 in Heb
Literally: found
Literally: hand
Literally: found
Literally: found
Literally: approach to
Or, God
Literally: stretched his hand
Or, matter of transgression
Literally: matter
Or, God
Literally: whether
Literally: stretched his hand
Literally: asks
Literally: weigh out silver
Literally: the gods
Literally: put under the ban
Literally: with
Literally: be
Literally: lay upon
Literally: skin
Or, revile
Literally: your fullness and your tears

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