Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You shall not see your countryman's ox or his sheep straying away, and pay no attention to them; you shall certainly bring them back to your countryman.

King James Version

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.

Holman Bible

"If you see your brother's ox or sheep straying, you must not ignore it; make sure you return it to your brother.

International Standard Version

"When you see the ox or sheep of your fellow countryman straying, don't go away and leave it. Instead, be sure to return it to him.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them. Thou shall surely bring them again to thy brother.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt surely bring them again unto thy brother.

Amplified

You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep being driven away or stolen, and hide yourself from [your duty to help] them; you shall surely take them back to your brother.

Bible in Basic English

If you see your brother's ox or his sheep wandering, do not go by without helping, but take them back to your brother.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them back unto thy brother.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray and hide thyself from them; thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not see the ox of thy brother or his sheep wandering, and thou shalt not hide from them: turning back, thou shalt turn them back to thy brother.

King James 2000

You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and withhold your help from them: you shall certainly bring them again unto your brother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not watch the ox of your neighbor or his sheep or goat straying and ignore them; certainly you shall return them to your neighbor.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep go astray and hide yourself from them. You shall surely bring them again to your brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou see thy brother's ox or sheep go astray, thou shalt not withdraw thyself from them: But shalt bring them home again unto thy brother.

NET Bible

When you see your neighbor's ox or sheep going astray, do not ignore it; you must return it without fail to your neighbor.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide yourself from them: you shall surely bring them again to your brother.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not see the ox of thy brother or his sheep, going astray, and turn away from them, - thou shalt, bring them back unto thy brother.

Webster

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again to thy brother.

World English Bible

You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide yourself from them: you shall surely bring them again to your brother.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou dost not see the ox of thy brother or his sheep driven away, and hast hidden thyself from them, thou dost certainly turn them back to thy brother;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

ox
שׁור 
Showr 
Usage: 78

שׂי שׂה 
Seh 
Usage: 47

go astray
נדח 
Nadach 
Usage: 53

and hide
עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Context Readings

Caring For Your Brother's Property

1 "You shall not see your countryman's ox or his sheep straying away, and pay no attention to them; you shall certainly bring them back to your countryman. 2 "If your countryman is not near you, or if you do not know him, then you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall remain with you until your countryman looks for it; then you shall restore it to him.



Cross References

Exodus 23:4-5

"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.

Deuteronomy 22:3-4

"Thus you shall do with his donkey, and you shall do the same with his garment, and you shall do likewise with anything lost by your countryman, which he has lost and you have found. You are not allowed to neglect them.

Leviticus 20:4

'If the people of the land, however, should ever disregard that man when he gives any of his offspring to Molech, so as not to put him to death,

Proverbs 24:11

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Proverbs 28:27

He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.

Isaiah 58:7

"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Ezekiel 34:4

"Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.

Ezekiel 34:16

"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.

Matthew 10:6

but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 15:24

But He answered and said, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."

Matthew 18:12-13

"What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?

Luke 10:31-32

"And by chance a priest was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Luke 15:4-6

"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?

James 5:19-20

My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

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