Zechariah 7:10



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.'

King James Version

And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

International Standard Version

You are not to wrong the widow, orphans, the foreigner, or the poor, and you are not to plan evil against each other.

A Conservative Version

And do not oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor man. And let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.

American Standard Version

and oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.

Amplified

And oppress not the widow or the fatherless, the temporary resident or the poor, and let none of you devise or imagine or think evil against his brother in your heart.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be hard on the widow, or the child without a father, on the man from a strange country, or on the poor; let there be no evil thought in your heart against your brother.

Darby Translation

and oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Holman Bible

Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the stranger or the poor, and do not plot evil in your hearts against one another.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And the widow and the orphan, the stranger and the poor, ye shall not oppress; and ye shall not purpose evil in your heart a man to his brother.

King James 2000

And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not oppress [the] widow, [the] orphan, [the] foreigner, and [the] needy. You must not devise evil in your heart {against one another}.'

Modern King James verseion

And do not crush the widow or the orphan, the alien or the poor. And do not devise evil in your heart, of a man against his brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Do the widow, the fatherless, the stranger, and poor no wrong: and let no man imagine evil against his brother in his heart."

NET Bible

You must not oppress the widow, the orphan, the foreigner, or the poor, nor should anyone secretly plot evil against his fellow human being.'

New Heart English Bible

Do not oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'

New simplified Bible

Do not oppress the widow. Do not oppress the fatherless. Do not oppress the stranger and do not oppress the poor. And you should not devise evil in your heart against your brother.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the widow and the fatherless, the sojourner and the humbled, do not ye oppress, - and, wickedness between one man and another, do not ye devise in your hearts.

Webster

And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

World English Bible

Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And widow, and fatherless, Sojourner, and poor, ye do not oppress, And the calamity of one another ye do not devise in your heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׁק 
`ashaq 
Usage: 36

not the widow
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

nor the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

חשׁב 
Chashab 
Usage: 124

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Disobedience And Fasting

9 "Thus has the LORD of hosts said, 'Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother; 10 and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.' 11 "But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.



Cross References

Psalm 21:11

Though they intended evil against You And devised a plot, They will not succeed.

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels And companions of thieves; Everyone loves a bribe And chases after rewards They do not defend the orphan, Nor does the widow's plea come before them.

Jeremiah 5:28

'They are fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

Exodus 22:21-24

"You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:9

"You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

"You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your aliens who is in your land in your towns.

Deuteronomy 27:19

'Cursed is he who distorts the justice due an alien, orphan, and widow.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Psalm 36:4

He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.

Psalm 140:2

Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars.

Proverbs 3:29

Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.

Proverbs 6:18

A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil,

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Proverbs 23:10-11

Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

Jeremiah 11:19-20

But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, And let us cut him off from the land of the living, That his name be remembered no more."

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."

Jeremiah 22:15-17

"Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him.

Ezekiel 22:7

"They have treated father and mother lightly within you The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged in you.

Ezekiel 22:12

"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 22:29

"The people of the land have practiced oppression and committed robbery, and they have wronged the poor and needy and have oppressed the sojourner without justice.

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria, Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, Who say to your husbands, "Bring now, that we may drink!"

Amos 5:11-12

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Micah 2:1-3

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

Micah 3:1-4

And I said, "Hear now, heads of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel Is it not for you to know justice?

Zephaniah 3:1-3

Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled, The tyrannical city!

Zechariah 8:17

'Also let none of you devise evil in your heart against another, and do not love perjury; for all these are what I hate,' declares the LORD."

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Mark 7:21-23

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

James 1:14-15

But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

James 5:4

Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer; and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.



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