Parallel Verses

Amplified

Cursed is he who perverts the justice due to the sojourner or the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. All the people shall say, Amen.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Holman Bible

‘The one who denies justice to a foreigner, a fatherless child, or a widow is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

International Standard Version

""Cursed is the one who perverts justice due the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

A Conservative Version

Cursed be he who distorts the justice to the sojourner, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

American Standard Version

Cursed be he that wresteth the justice due to the sojourner, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Bible in Basic English

Cursed is he who gives a wrong decision in the cause of a man from a strange land, or of one without a father, or of a widow. And let all the people say, So be it.

Darby Translation

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

Cursing he turning away the judgment of the stranger, the orphan and the widow: and all the people said, Amen.

King James 2000

Cursed be he that perverts the justice due the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Cursed be the one who deprives [the] alien, [the] orphan, and [the] widow of justice.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is he who perverts the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Cursed be he that hindereth the right of the stranger, fatherless and widow.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

NET Bible

Cursed is the one who perverts justice for the resident foreigner, the orphan, and the widow.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible

'Cursed is he who wrests the justice due the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

The Emphasized Bible

Cursed, be he that perverteth the right of the sojourner, the fatherless, or the widow. And all the people shall say - Amen.

Webster

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow: and all the people shall say, Amen.

World English Bible

'Cursed is he who wrests the justice [due] to the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is he who is turning aside the judgment of fatherless, sojourner, and widow, -- and all the people have said, Amen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

the judgment
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

of the stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

and widow
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

And all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

18 Cursed is he who misleads a blind man on his way. All the people shall say, Amen. 19 Cursed is he who perverts the justice due to the sojourner or the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. All the people shall say, Amen. 20 Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he uncovers what belongs to his father. All the people shall say, Amen.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:18

He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the stranger or temporary resident and gives him food and clothing.

Deuteronomy 24:17

You shall not pervert the justice due the stranger or the sojourner or the fatherless, or take a widow's garment in pledge.

Exodus 22:21-24

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

Exodus 23:2

You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; nor shall you bear witness at a trial so as to side with a multitude to pervert justice.

Exodus 23:8-9

You shall take no bribe, for the bribe blinds those who have sight and perverts the testimony and the cause of the righteous.

Psalm 82:2-4

How long will you [magistrates or judges] judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Proverbs 17:23

A wicked man receives a bribe out of the bosom (pocket) to pervert the ways of justice.

Proverbs 31:5

Lest they drink and forget the law and what it decrees, and pervert the justice due any of the afflicted.

Micah 3:9

Hear this, I pray you, you heads of the house of Jacob and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor and reject justice and pervert all equity,

Malachi 3:5

Then I will draw near to you for judgment; I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against the false swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and who turn aside the temporary resident from his right and fear not Me, says the Lord of hosts.

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