Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

King James Version

Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Holman Bible

You also must love the foreigner, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version

"You are to love the foreigner, because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

A Conservative Version

Love ye therefore the sojourner, for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version

Love ye therefore the sojourner; for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Amplified

Therefore love the stranger and sojourner, for you were strangers and sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

So be kind to the man from a strange country who is living among you, for you yourselves were living in a strange country in the land of Egypt.

Darby Translation

And ye shall love the stranger; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye shall love, therefore, the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And love ye the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt

King James 2000

Love you therefore the stranger: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall love the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Love therefore the stranger, for ye were strangers yourselves in the land of Egypt.

NET Bible

So you must love the resident foreigner because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore love the foreigner; for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore shall ye love the sojourner, - for sojourners, became ye in the land of Egypt.

Webster

Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

Therefore love the foreigner; for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And ye have loved the sojourner, for sojourners ye were in the land of Egypt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

18 "He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by giving him food and clothing. 19 "So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. 20 "You shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name.



Cross References

Exodus 22:21

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

Leviticus 19:33-34

'When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.

Luke 6:35

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.

Luke 10:28-37

And He said to him, "You have answered correctly; DO THIS AND YOU WILL LIVE."

Luke 17:18

"Was no one found who returned to give glory to God, except this foreigner?"

Galatians 6:10

So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food,

1 John 3:17-18

But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?

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