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 21:15
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21:17 Whoever curses his father or mother shall be put to death.
Umekalel aviv ve'imo mot yumat.
21:18 [This is the law] when two men fight, and one hits the other with a stone or with [his] fist. If [the victim] does not die, but becomes bedridden,
Vechi-yerivun anashim vehikah ish et-re'ehu be'even o ve'egrof velo yamut venafal lemishkav.



Commentary:

Whoever curses
  See Leviticus 20:9.

fist
  (Ramban; Ibn Ezra; Septuagint; cf. Kelim 17:12; Bava Kama 90b; Isaiah 58:4). Or, 'something hard' (Saadia; Ibn Janach); 'a clod of earth' (Radak, Sherashim; Ibn Ezra on Isaiah 58:4); 'thrown stone or brick' (Rashbam; Arukh s.v. kurmiza, from Targum); or 'club' (Arukh HaShalem s.v. kurmiza).





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