The Code of Hammurabi and the Laws of Moses. II

@article{SampeyTheCO,
  title={The Code of Hammurabi and the Laws of Moses. II},
  author={J. Sampey},
  journal={Review \& Expositor},
  volume={1},
  pages={233 - 243}
}
(a) Here we put at the front that which probably first attracts the attention of the general reader as he takes a rapid survey of Hammurabi's Code, viz., the lex talionis: "If a man destroy the eye of another man, they shall destroy IDS eye. If one break a man's bone, they shall break his bone. If a man knock out a tooth of a man of his own rank, they shall knock out his tooth" (CH,2 196, 197 and 200). In the Pentateuch the law of retaliation is fully stated in Ex. 21:23-25; Lev. 24 :19f; Deut… Expand