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Exodus 21:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he shall be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall certainly be put to death.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, he that stealeth a man of the sons of Israel and selleth him, or he be found in his hand, shall, surely be put to death.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And he who stealeth a man, and hath sold him, and he hath been found in his hand, is certainly put to death.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He that shall steal a man, and sell him, being convicted of the guilt, shall be put to death.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Whosoever shall steal one of the children of Israel, and prevail over him and sell him, and he be found with him, let him certainly die.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he that stealeth 1589
{1589} Prime
גָּנַב
ganab
{gaw-nab'}
A primitive root; to thieve (literally or figuratively); by implication to deceive.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
a man, 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
and selleth 4376
{4376} Prime
מָכַר
makar
{maw-kar'}
A primitive root; to sell, literally (as merchandise, a daughter in marriage, into slavery), or figuratively (to surrender).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
him, or if he be found 4672
{4672} Prime
מָצָא
matsa'
{maw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; properly to come forth to, that is, appear or exist; transitively to attain, that is, find or acquire; figuratively to occur, meet or be present.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
in his hand, 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
he shall surely y4191
[4191] Standard
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
be put to death. 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8714
<8714> Grammar
Stem - Hophal (See H8825)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 178
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
stealeth:

Genesis 40:15 For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.
Deuteronomy 24:7 If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh merchandise of him, or selleth him; then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you.
1 Timothy 1:10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;
Revelation 18:12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

selleth him:

Genesis 37:28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty [pieces] of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

found in:

Exodus 22:4 If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double.
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