EX 21:26-27 Assault Personal Slave Law

Scripture

“If a man strikes his servant’s eye, or his maid’s eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye’s sake. 27 If he strikes out his male servant’s tooth, or his female servant’s tooth, he shall let the servant go free for his tooth’s sake.

Speaker: YHWH | Bible Version: TCMV

Law

  • If a man strikes his servant’s eye, or his maid’s eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye’s sake.

  • If he strikes out his male servant’s tooth, or his female servant’s tooth, he shall let the servant go free for his tooth’s sake.

Judgement

  • If a man strikes his servant’s eye, or his maid’s eye, and destroys it, he shall let him go free for his eye’s sake.

  • If he strikes out his male servant’s tooth, or his female servant’s tooth, he shall let the servant go free for his tooth’s sake.

Biblical Example

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Present Day Example

This is a present day example of the Assault or Murder Personal Slave Law not being followed.

  • According to Oxford, in 1705, the U.S. Virginia General Assembly's Slave Code stated, "slave owners could impose harsh punishment on insolent slaves, including physical mutilation and branding."