"And what, bhikkhus, is right action? Abstinence from the destruction of life, abstinence from taking what is not given, abstinence from sexual misconduct: this is called right action. " BB
“And what is right action? Avoiding killing living creatures, stealing, and sexual activity. This is called right action.” SB
Katamo ca, bhikkhave, sammākammanto? Yā kho, bhikkhave, pāṇātipātā veramaṇī, adinnādānā veramaṇī, abrahmacariyā veramaṇī— ayaṃ vuccati, bhikkhave, sammākammanto.
Which translation is better?
It seems that abrahmacariyā veramaṇī is translated with significant difference. The pali-english lookup gives “non religious life; complete chastity” and “abstinence” . This compares oddly with adinnādānā
veramaṇī theft abstinence.
The Buddha is speaking to bhikkhus about ariyo aṭṭhaṅgiko maggo the Noble 8 Fold Path.