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Exodus 22:1-31

  1 H376 If a man H1589 [H8799] shall steal H7794 an ox, H7716 or a sheep, H2873 [H8804] and kill H4376 [H8804] it, or sell H7999 [H8762] it; he shall restore H2568 five H1241 oxen H7794 for an ox, H702 and four H6629 sheep H7716 for a sheep.
  2 H1590 If a thief H4672 [H8735] shall be found H4290 breaking through, H5221 [H8717] and be smitten H4191 [H8804] that he die, H1818 there shall no blood be shed for him.
  3 H8121 If the sun H2224 [H8804] shall have risen H1818 upon him, there shall be blood H7999 [H8763] shed for him; for he should make full H7999 [H8762] restitution; H4376 [H8738] if he have nothing, then he shall be sold H1591 for his theft.
  4 H1591 If the theft H4672 [H8736] shall be certainly H4672 [H8735] found H3027 in his hand H2416 alive, H7794 whether an ox, H2543 or donkey, H7716 or sheep; H7999 [H8762] he shall restore H8147 double.
  5 H376 If a man H7704 shall cause a field H3754 or vineyard H1197 [H8686] to be eaten, H7971 [H8765] and shall put H1165 in his beast, H1197 [H8765] and shall feed H312 in another man's H7704 field; H4315 of the best H7704 of his own field, H4315 and of the best H3754 of his own vineyard, H7999 [H8762] shall he make restitution.
  6 H784 If fire H3318 [H8799] shall break out, H4672 [H8804] and catch H6975 in thorns, H1430 so that the stacks of grain, H7054 or the standing grain, H7704 or the field, H398 [H8738] shall be consumed; H1197 [H8686] he that kindled H1200 the fire H7999 [H8763] shall surely H7999 [H8762] make restitution.
  7 H376 If a man H5414 [H8799] shall give H7453 to his neighbour H3701 money H3627 or goods H8104 [H8800] to keep, H1589 [H8795] and it be stolen H376 out of the man's H1004 house; H1590 if the thief H4672 [H8735] shall be found, H7999 [H8762] let him pay H8147 double.
  8 H1590 If the thief H3808 shall not H4672 [H8735] be found, H1167 then the master H1004 of the house H7126 [H8738] shall be brought H430 to the judges, H7971 [H8804] to see whether he hath put H3027 his hand H7453 to his neighbour's H4399 goods.
  9 H1697 For all manner H6588 of revolt, H7794 whether it be for ox, H2543 for donkey, H7716 for sheep, H8008 for raiment, H9 or for any manner of lost thing, H559 [H8799] which another challengeth H1697 to be his, the cause H8147 of both parties H935 [H8799] shall come H430 before the judges; H430 and he whom the judges H7561 [H8686] shall condemn, H7999 [H8762] shall pay H8147 double H7453 to his neighbour.
  10 H376 If a man H5414 [H8799] shall give H7453 to his neighbour H2543 a donkey, H7794 or an ox, H7716 or a sheep, H929 or any beast, H8104 [H8800] to keep; H4191 [H8804] and it shall die, H7665 [H8738] or be hurt, H7617 [H8738] or driven away, H7200 [H8802] no man seeing it:
  11 H7621 Then shall an oath H3068 of the LORD H8147 be between them both, H7971 [H8804] that he hath not put H3027 his hand H7453 to his neighbour's H4399 goods; H1167 and the owner H3947 [H8804] of it shall accept H7999 [H8762] of it, and he shall not make restitution.
  12 H1589 H1589 [H8800] And if it shall be stolen H7999 [H8762] from him, he shall make restitution H1167 to the owner of it.
  13 H2963 H2963 [H8800] If it shall be torn in pieces, H935 [H8686] then let him bring H5707 it for witness, H7999 [H8762] and he shall not make good H2966 that which was torn.
  14 H376 And if a man H7592 [H8799] shall borrow H7453 any thing from his neighbour, H7665 [H8738] and it shall be hurt, H4191 [H8804] or die, H1167 the owner H5973 of it being not with it, H7999 [H8763] he shall surely H7999 [H8762] make it good.
  15 H1167 But if the owner H7999 [H8762] of it shall be with it, he shall not make it good: H7916 if it be an hired H935 [H8804] thing, it came H7939 for his hire.
  16 H376 And if a man H6601 [H8762] shall entice H1330 a virgin H781 [H8795] that is not betrothed, H7901 [H8804] and lie H4117 [H8800] with her, he shall surely H4117 [H8799] endow H802 her to be his wife.
  17 H1 If her father H3985 [H8763] shall utterly H3985 [H8762] refuse H5414 [H8800] to give H8254 [H8799] her to him, he shall pay H3701 money H4119 according to the dowry H1330 of virgins.
  18 H3784 [H8764] Thou shalt not allow a witch H2421 [H8762] to live.
  19 H7901 [H8802] Whoever lieth H929 with a beast H4191 [H8800] shall surely H4191 [H8714] be put to death.
  20 H2076 [H8802] He that sacrificeth H430 to any god, H1115 except H3068 to the LORD H2763 [H8714] only, he shall be secluded.
  21 H3238 [H8686] Thou shalt neither maltreat H1616 a guest, H3905 [H8799] nor oppress H1616 him: for ye were guests H776 in the land H4714 of Egypt.
  22 H6031 [H8762] Ye shall not afflict H490 any widow, H3490 or fatherless child.
  23 H518 If H6031 [H8762] thou shalt afflict H6031 [H8763] them in any way, H6817 [H8799] and they shriek H6817 [H8800] at all H8085 [H8800] to me, I will surely H8085 [H8799] hear H6818 their shriek;
  24 H639 And my anger H2734 [H8804] shall burn, H2026 [H8804] and I will kill H2719 you with the sword; H802 and your wives H490 shall be widows, H1121 and your sons H3490 fatherless.
  25 H3867 [H8686] If thou shalt lend H3701 money H5971 to any of my people H6041 that is poor H5383 [H8802] among you, thou shalt not be to him as a money-lender, H7760 [H8799] neither shalt thou charge H5392 him interest.
  26 H2254 [H8800] If thou shalt at all H2254 0 take H7453 thy neighbour's H8008 raiment H2254 [H8799] to pledge, H7725 [H8686] thou shalt deliver H5704 it to him by H935 [H8800] the setting H8121 of the sun.
  27 H3682 For that is his only covering, H8071 it is his raiment H5785 for his skin: H7901 [H8799] what shall he sleep in? H6817 [H8799] and it shall come to pass, when he shrieketh H8085 [H8804] to me, that I will hear; H2587 for I am gracious.
  28 H7043 [H8762] Thou shalt not revile H430 the judges, H779 [H8799] nor curse H5387 the ruler H5971 of thy people.
  29 H309 [H8762] Thou shalt not delay H4395 to offer the first of thy ripe fruits, H1831 and of thy liquors: H1060 the firstborn H1121 of thy sons H5414 [H8799] shalt thou give to me.
  30 H3651 Likewise H6213 [H8799] shalt thou do H7794 with thy oxen, H6629 and with thy sheep: H7651 seven H3117 days H517 it shall be with his dam; H8066 on the eighth H3117 day H5414 [H8799] thou shalt give it to me.
  31 H6944 And ye shall be holy H582 men H398 [H8799] to me: neither shall ye eat H1320 any flesh H2966 that is torn of beasts H7704 in the field; H7993 [H8686] ye shall cast H3611 it to the dogs.

Numbers 31:3

  3 H4872 And Moses H1696 [H8762] spoke H5971 to the people, H559 [H8800] saying, H2502 [H8734] Arm H582 some H6635 of yourselves for the war, H4080 and let them go against the Midianites, H5414 H5360 [H8800] and avenge H3068 the LORD H4080 on Midian.

Proverbs 20:22

  22 H559 [H8799] Say H7999 [H8762] not thou, I will recompense H7451 evil; H6960 [H8761] but wait on H3068 the LORD, H3467 [H8686] and he shall liberate thee.

Mark 3:27

  27 G3762 { No man G3756 G1410 [G5736] can G1525 [G5631] enter G1519 into G2478 a strong man's G3614 house, G1283 [G5658] and plunder G846 his G4632 goods, G3362 except G1210 0 he will G4412 first G1210 [G5661] bind G2478 the strong man; G2532 and G5119 then G1283 [G5692] he will plunder G846 his G3614 house.}

Matthew 26:52-54

  52 G5119 Then G3004 [G5719] saith G3588   G2424 Jesus G846 to him, G654 [G5657] { Put up again G4675 thy G3588   G3162 sword G1519 into G3588   G846 its G5117 place: G1063 for G3596 all G3588 the ones G2983 [G5631] taking G3162 the sword G622 [G5698] shall be made lost G1722 by G3162 the sword.}
  53 G2228 { G1380 [G5719] Thinkest thou G3754 that G3756 G1410 [G5736] I cannot G737 now G3870 [G5658] pray G3450 to my G3962 Father, G2532 and G3936 [G5692] he shall presently give G3427 me G4119 more G2228 than G1427 twelve G3003 legions G32 of messengers?}
  54 G4459 { But how G3767 then G1124 shall the scriptures G4137 [G5686] be fulfilled, G3754 that G3779 thus G1163 [G5748] it must G1096 [G5635] be?}

Romans 12:18

  18 G1487 If G1415 it is possible, G1537 as much as lieth in G5216 you, G1514 [G5723] live peaceably G3326 with G3956 all G444 men.

Psalms 82:4

  4 H6403 [H8761] Deliver H1800 the poor H34 and needy: H5337 [H8685] deliver H3027 them from the hand H7563 of the wicked.

Romans 13:4

  4 G1063 For G2076 [G5748] he is G1249 the servant G2316 of God G4671 to thee G1519 for G18 good. G1161 But G1437 if G4160 [G5725] thou doest G2556 that which is bad, G5399 [G5737] be afraid; G1063 for G5409 [G5719] he beareth G3756 not G3162 the sword G1500 in vain: G1063 for G2076 [G5748] he is G1249 the servant G2316 of God, G1558 an avenger G3709 to execute wrath G1519 upon G4238 [G5723] him that doeth G2556 bad.

Nehemiah 4:17-18

  17 H1129 [H8802] They who built H2346 on the wall, H5375 [H8802] and they that bore H5447 burdens, H6006 [H8802] loaded themselves, H259 every one with one H3027 of his hands H6213 [H8802] wrought H4399 in the work, H259 and with the other H2388 [H8688] hand held H7973 a weapon.
  18 H1129 [H8802] For the builders, H376 every one H2719 had his sword H631 [H8803] girded H4975 by his side, H1129 [H8802] and so built. H8628 [H8802] And he that sounded H7782 the shofar H681 was by me.

Romans 12:19

  19 G27 Dearly beloved, G1556 [G5723] avenge G3361 not G1438 yourselves, G235 but G1325 [G5628] rather give G5117 place G3709 to wrath: G1063 for G1125 [G5769] it is written, G1557 Vengeance G1698 is mine; G1473 I G467 [G5692] will repay, G3004 [G5719] saith G2962 the Lord.

Psalms 144:1

  1 H1288 [H8803] Blessed H3068 be the LORD H6697 my rock, H3925 [H8764] who teacheth H3027 my hands H7128 to war, H676 and my fingers H4421 to fight:

Proverbs 25:26

  26 H6662 A righteous H4131 [H8801] man falling down H6440 at the face of H7563 the wicked H7515 [H8737] is as a troubled H4599 fountain, H7843 [H8716] and a decayed H4726 spring.

1 Timothy 5:8

  8 G1161 But G1536 if any G4306 [G5719] provideth G3756 not G2398 for his own, G2532 and G3122 especially G3609 for those of his own house, G720 [G5763] he hath denied G4102 the faith, G2532 and G2076 [G5748] is G5501 worse than G571 an unbeliever.

Luke 22:36

  36 G3767 Then G2036 [G5627] said he G846 to them, G235 { But G3568 now, G2192 [G5723] he that hath G905 a purse, G142 [G5657] let him take G2532 it, and G3668 likewise G4082 his sack: G2532 and G2192 [G5723] he that hath G3361 no G3162 sword, G4453 [G5657] let him sell G846 his G2440 garment, G2532 and G59 [G5692] buy one.}

Exodus 22:2-3

  2 H1590 If a thief H4672 [H8735] shall be found H4290 breaking through, H5221 [H8717] and be smitten H4191 [H8804] that he die, H1818 there shall no blood be shed for him.
  3 H8121 If the sun H2224 [H8804] shall have risen H1818 upon him, there shall be blood H7999 [H8763] shed for him; for he should make full H7999 [H8762] restitution; H4376 [H8738] if he have nothing, then he shall be sold H1591 for his theft.

Luke 11:21

  21 G3752 { When G2478 a strong man G2528 [G5772] armed G5442 [G5725] keepeth G833 his G1438 palace, G846 his G5224 [G5723] goods G2076 [G5748] are G1722 in G1515 peace:}

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