Exodus 22:8 References
8 "If the thief is not caught, then the owner of the house shall appear before athe judges, to determine whether he
laid his hands on his neighbor's property.
a Exodus 22:9, Deuteronomy 17:8, Deuteronomy 17:9, Deuteronomy 19:17
9 "For every breach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, 'This is it,' the case of both parties shall come before athe judges; he whom the judges condemn shall pay double to his neighbor.
8 "aIf any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your
courts, then you shall arise and go up to bthe place which the Lord your God chooses.
9 "So you shall come to athe Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.