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Leviticus 24:20
... for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him...
Deuteronomy 19:21: eye for eye - Study Note
... eye for eye. See note on Leviticus...
Exodus 21:24: Eye for eye - Study Note
... “law of retaliation,” or lex talionis. See also Leviticus 24:20; Deuteronomy 19:21, along with Christ’s modification of this law in Matthew...
Leviticus 24:20: tooth for tooth - Study Note
... tooth for tooth. See also Exodus 21:24; Deuteronomy 19:21. This is the famous “law of retaliation,” and was the prerogative of the civil government to maintain order in the nation. In modern governmental actions it has largely been...
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