New Living Translation
2 [a]“If a thief is caught in the act of breaking into a house and is struck and killed in the process, the person who killed the thief is not guilty of murder. 3 But if it happens in daylight, the one who killed the thief is guilty of murder.
“A thief who is caught must pay in full for everything he stole. If he cannot pay, he must be sold as a slave to pay for his theft.Read full chapter
- 22:2 Verses 22:2-31 are numbered 22:1-30 in Hebrew text.