Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:

International Standard Version

Don't take advantage of a hired person who is poor and needy, whether he's your fellow citizen or a foreigner who lives in your city.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brothers, or of thy sojourners that are in thy land within thy gates.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners that are in thy land within thy gates:

Amplified

You shall not oppress or extort from a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is of your brethren or of your strangers and sojourners who are in your land inside your towns.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be hard on a servant who is poor and in need, if he is one of your countrymen or a man from another nation living with you in your land.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners who are in thy land within thy gates:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not oppress the poor and needy hireling from thy brethren, or from thy stranger which is in thy land in thy gates.

King James 2000

You shall not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of your brethren, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not exploit a hired worker, [who is] needy and poor, from among your fellow men or from [among] your aliens who are in your land [and] in your {towns}.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, of your brothers, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not defraud a hired servant that is needy and poor, whether he be of thy brethren or a stranger that is in thy land within thy cities.

NET Bible

You must not oppress a lowly and poor servant, whether one from among your fellow Israelites or from the resident foreigners who are living in your land and villages.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of your brothers, or of your foreigners who are in your land within your gates:

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, - of thy brethren or of thy sojourners that are in thy land, within thy gates;

Webster

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:

World English Bible

You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of your brothers, or of your foreigners who are in your land within your gates:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou dost not oppress a hireling, poor and needy, of thy brethren or of thy sojourner who is in thy land within thy gates;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂכיר 
Sakiyr 
Usage: 17

that is poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

and needy
H34
אביון 
'ebyown 
Usage: 61

whether he be of thy brethren
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

or of thy strangers
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Consideration For People In Need

13 Be sure to return it to him at sunset. Then he will sleep in it and bless you, and this will be counted as righteousness to you before the Lord your God. 14 “Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land. 15 You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be held guilty.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:31

The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,
but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.

Amos 4:1

Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan
who are on the hill of Samaria,
women who oppress the poor
and crush the needy,
who say to their husbands,
“Bring us something to drink.”

Malachi 3:5

“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.

Leviticus 25:35-43

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

Deuteronomy 15:12-18

“If your fellow Hebrew, a man or woman, is sold to you and serves you six years, you must set him free in the seventh year.

Job 24:10-11

Without clothing, they wander about naked.
They carry sheaves but go hungry.

Job 31:13-15

If I have dismissed the case of my male or female servants
when they made a complaint against me,

Proverbs 22:16

Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself,
and giving to the rich—both lead only to poverty.

Ezekiel 22:7

Father and mother are treated with contempt, and the foreign resident is exploited within you. The fatherless and widow are oppressed in you.

Amos 2:7

They trample the heads of the poor
on the dust of the ground
and block the path of the needy.
A man and his father have sexual relations
with the same girl,
profaning My holy name.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, you who trample on the needy
and do away with the poor of the land,

Luke 10:7

Remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they offer, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Don’t be moving from house to house.

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