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Make Restitution
Damages • Pay Damages • Restitution
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Restitution, Make
Restitution, Make [Heb. piel of šālam—‘make whole, complete’] (Ex. 22:1, 5f, 11–15 [MT 21:37; 22:4f, 10–14]; Lev. 5:16); AV also RESTORE, MAKE GOOD, MAKE AMENDS; NEB also REPAY, MAKE GOOD; [hiphil and hophal of šûḇ—‘give (n) back, restore (d)’] (Nu. 5:7f); AV RECOMPENSE; NEB also PAY COMPENSATION.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Restitution
restitution, a biblical concept closely related to the idea of restoration. Both are involved with sins committed against persons and/or property, either deliberately or inadvertently. Restoration appears to indicate replacement for whatever was taken or destroyed, whereas restitution seems to be repayment
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Restoration, Restitution
RESTORATION, RESTITUTION. In the Bible these terms refer to property, to persons, and to the total theocratic economy. The Mosaic law provided for the return or replacement of stolen property, with various prescribed fines and compensations for damages or injury (Ex 22:1–15; Lev 6:1–7; 24:18–21; see
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
restitution
restitution. In W. moral theology, the act of ‘commutative justice’ by which an injury done to the goods or person of another is repaired.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Damages
DAMAGES. Remuneration or restitution prescribed in case of offense against the person, property, or name of another. See Law.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Restitution
Restitutionrestitution, a biblical concept closely related to the idea of restoration. Both, of course, are involved with sins committed against persons and/or property, either deliberately or inadvertently. Restoration appears to indicate replacement for whatever was taken or destroyed, whereas restitution
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Restitution
RESTITUTION — the act of restoring to the rightful owner something that has been taken away, stolen, lost, or surrendered. Leviticus 6:1–7 gives the Mosaic Law of restitution; this law establishes the procedure to be followed in restoring stolen property.Full restitution of the property had to be made
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Restitution
Restitution (action by which we restore or return).—He who has unjustly appropriated his neighbor’s goods, or wilfully damaged his property, is obliged to make restitution. For, if the momentary inconvenience which we cause to our neighbor from theft or damnification is sinful, much more is the continued
Pocket Dictionary of Ethics
Restitution
restitution, retribution. As used in the ethics of *punishment, these terms refer to two basic positions regarding the purpose of legal penalties imposed on civil lawbreakers. Viewed from this perspective, restitution is the repair of an injury to body, character or *property in response to an action
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Restitution
RESTITUTION Act of returning what has wrongfully been taken or replacing what has been lost or damaged and the divine restoration of all things to their original order.Human Restitution The Law required “trespass offerings” to be made for sins against a neighbor (theft, deception, dishonesty, extortion,