Hold on for a ride. This week tackle three difficult verses due to the vague and ambiguous language (in Hebrew at least). We cover Exodus Ch. 21 verses 22 – 25. Thank you for listening and if you’d have any thoughts or opinions you’d like to share you can do so in the comment area below.
Exodus 21 (NIV)
22“If people are fighting and hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurelye but there is no serious injury, the offender must be fined whatever the woman’s husband demands and the court allows. 23But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life, 24eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 25burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise.
Verse 22 in Hebrew:
וכי־ינצו אנשים ונגפו אשה הרה ויצאו ילדיה ולא יהיה אסון ענוש יענש כאשר ישית עליו בעל האשה ונתן בפללים׃