What does Exodus 21:18 mean?
ESV: "When men quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or with his fist and the man does not die but takes to his bed,
NIV: "If people quarrel and one person hits another with a stone or with their fist and the victim does not die but is confined to bed,
NASB: Now if people have a quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or with a fist, and he does not die but is confined to bed,
CSB: "When men quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or his fist, and the injured man does not die but is confined to bed,
NLT: Now suppose two men quarrel, and one hits the other with a stone or fist, and the injured person does not die but is confined to bed.
KJV: And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:
NKJV: “If men contend with each other, and one strikes the other with a stone or with his fist, and he does not die but is confined to his bed,
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The book of Exodus establishes God's covenant relationship with the full-fledged nation of Israel. The descendants of Abraham prosper after settling in Egypt, only to be enslaved by a fearful, hateful Egyptian Pharaoh. God appoints Moses to lead the people out of this bondage. Moses serves as God's spokesman, as the Lord brings plagues and judgments on Egypt, leading to the release of Israel.
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