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 21:18
 21:19
 21:20
21:19 and then gets up and can walk under his own power, the one who struck him shall be acquitted. Still, he must pay for [the victim's] loss of work, and must provide for his complete cure.
Im-yakum vehithalech bachuts al-mish'anto venikah hamakeh rak shivto yiten verapo yerape.
21:20 Second Reading
If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod, and [the slave] dies under his hand, [the death] must be avenged.
Vechi-yake ish et-avdo o et-amato bashevet umet tachat yado nakom yinakem.



Commentary:

his own power
  (Targum; Mekhilta; Rashi; Yad, Rotzeach 7:4). Or, 'and can walk with his cane' (cf. Ramban).

slave
  A gentile bought as a slave (Mekhilta; Rashi).

avenged
  Implying a death penalty for the master (Sanhedrin 52b; Rashi).





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