Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother; you shall not detest an Egyptian, because you were an alien in his land.

King James Version

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in his land.

Holman Bible

Do not despise an Edomite, because he is your brother. Do not despise an Egyptian, because you were a foreign resident in his land.

International Standard Version

Don't detest Edomites, since they are related to you. Don't detest Egyptians, either, because you were strangers in their land.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother. Thou shall not abhor an Egyptian, because thou were a sojourner in his land.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a sojourner in his land.

Amplified

“You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother [Esau’s descendant]. You shall not detest an Egyptian, because you were a stranger (resident alien, foreigner) in his land.

Bible in Basic English

But have no hate for an Edomite, because he is your brother, or for an Egyptian, for you were living in his land.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother. Thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a sojourner in his land.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian' for thou wert a stranger in his land.

King James 2000

You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian; because you were a stranger in his land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not abhor an Edomite, because he [is] your brother; you shall not abhor an Egyptian because you were an alien in his land.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not despise an Edomite, for he is your brother. You shall not despise an Egyptian, because you were a stranger in his land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother: neither shalt thou abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.

NET Bible

You must not hate an Edomite, for he is your relative; you must not hate an Egyptian, for you lived as a foreigner in his land.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for thy brother, he is, - thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, for a sojourner, becamest thou in his land;

Webster

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.

World English Bible

You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not abominate an Edomite, for thy brother he is; thou dost not abominate an Egyptian, for a sojourner thou hast been in his land;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּעב 
Ta`ab 
Usage: 22

an Edomite
אדמי 
'Edomiy 
Usage: 11

for he is thy brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

thou shalt not abhor
תּעב 
Ta`ab 
Usage: 22

מצרי 
Mitsriy 
Usage: 30

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

6 You shall never seek their peace or their prosperity all your days. 7 “You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother; you shall not detest an Egyptian, because you were an alien in his land. 8 The sons of the third generation who are born to them may enter the assembly of the Lord.



Cross References

Exodus 22:21

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

Deuteronomy 10:19

So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens 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.

Leviticus 19:34

The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.

Genesis 25:24-26

When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.

Numbers 20:14

From Kadesh Moses then sent messengers to the king of Edom: “Thus your brother Israel has said, ‘You know all the hardship that has befallen us;

Genesis 25:30

and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished.” Therefore his name was called Edom.

Genesis 45:17-18

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Say to your brothers, ‘Do this: load your beasts and go to the land of Canaan,

Genesis 46:7

his sons and his grandsons with him, his daughters and his granddaughters, and all his descendants he brought with him to Egypt.

Genesis 47:6

The land of Egypt is at your disposal; settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land, let them live in the land of Goshen; and if you know any capable men among them, then put them in charge of my livestock.”

Genesis 47:12

Joseph provided his father and his brothers and all his father’s household with food, according to their little ones.

Genesis 47:27

Now Israel lived in the land of Egypt, in Goshen, and they acquired property in it and were fruitful and became very numerous.

Psalm 105:23

Israel also came into Egypt;
Thus Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

Obadiah 1:10-12

“Because of violence to your brother Jacob,
You will be covered with shame,
And you will be cut off forever.

Malachi 1:2

“I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have You loved us?” “Was not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet I have loved Jacob;

Acts 7:10-18

and rescued him from all his afflictions, and granted him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he made him governor over Egypt and all his household.

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