Laws about Personal Property

“When a man gives his neighbor money or goods to keep, but they are stolen from that person’s house, the thief, if caught, must repay double. If the thief is not caught, the owner of the house must present himself to the judges[a] to determine[b] whether or not he has taken his neighbor’s property.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 22:8 Or to God
  2. Exodus 22:8 LXX, Tg, Vg read swear

18 I will first repay them double for their guilt(A) and sin because they have polluted My land. They have filled My inheritance with the lifelessness of their detestable and abhorrent idols.”

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12 Return to a stronghold,
you prisoners who have hope;
today I declare that I will restore double to you.(A)

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Pay her back the way she also paid,(A)
and double it according to her works.(B)
In the cup in which she mixed,(C)
mix a double portion for her.

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