1 Now these are the lawes, which thou shalt set before them:
2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for
3 If he
4 If his master have given him a wife, and she have born him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her
5 But if the seruant saye thus, I loue my master, my wife and my children, I will not goe out free,
6 Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the
7 And if a man
8 If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall
9 And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her
10 If he take
11 And if he do not these
12 He that smiteth a man, and he die, shal dye the death.
13 And if a man lie not in wait, but
14 But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine
15 Also hee that smiteth his father or his mother, shall die the death.
16 And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, if it be founde with him, shal die the death.
17 And hee that curseth his father or his mother, shall die the death.
18 And if men strive together, and one smite another with a
19 If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote [him] be
20 And if a man smite his seruant, or his maide with a rod, and he die vnder his hande, he shalbe surely punished.
21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not
22 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart [from her], and yet no
23 But if death followe, then thou shalt paye life for life,
25 Burning for burning, wound for wounde, stripe for stripe.
26 And if a man smite his seruant in the eie, or his maide in the eye, and hath perished it, hee shall let him goe free for his eye.
27 And if he smite
28 If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely
29 If the oxe were wont to push in times past, and it hath bene tolde his master, and hee hath not kept him, and after he killeth a man or a woman, the oxe shall be stoned, and his owner shall die also.
30 If there be laid on him a
31 Whether he hath gored a sonne or gored a daughter, he shalbe iudged after the same maner.
32 If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty
33 And when a man shall open a well, or when he shall dig a pit and couer it not, and an oxe or an asse fall therein,
34 The owner of the pit shall
35 And if a mans oxe hurt his neighbours oxe that he die, then they shal sel the liue oxe, & deuide the money thereof, and the dead oxe also they shall deuide.
36 Or if it bee knowen that the oxe hath vsed to push in times past, & his master hath not kept him, he shal pay oxe for oxe, but the dead shall be his owne.