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 21:23
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 21:26
21:25 Full compensation must [also] be paid for a burn, a wound, or a bruise.
Kviyah tachat kviyah petsa tachat patsa chaburah tachat chaburah.
21:26 If a person strikes his male or female slave in the eye and blinds it, he shall set [the slave] free in compensation for his eye.
Vechi-yakeh ish et-eyn avdo o-et-eyn amato veshichatah lachofshi yeshalchenu tachat eyno.



Commentary:

a wound
  Or, 'cut' (Rashi; Radak, Sherashim).

a bruise
  (Rashi). Or, 'a wound' (Saadia; Ibn Janach); or, 'a scrape' (Radak, Sherashim).

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

blinds it
  (see Bava Kama 98a; Yad, Avadim 5:8,9). Literally, 'and destroys it.'





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