Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Amplified

‘Cursed is he who distorts (perverts) the justice due to a stranger, an orphan, and a 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.

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.'

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 is causing the blind to err in the way, -- and all the people have said, Amen. 19 Cursed is he who is turning aside the judgment of fatherless, sojourner, and widow, -- and all the people have said, Amen. 20 Cursed is he who is lying with his father's wife, for he hath uncovered his father's skirt, -- and all the people have said, Amen.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:18

He is doing the judgment of fatherless and widow, and loving the sojourner, to give to him bread and raiment.

Deuteronomy 24:17

'Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of a fatherless sojourner, nor take in pledge the garment of a widow;

Exodus 22:21-24

'And a sojourner thou dost not oppress, nor crush him, for sojourners ye have been in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:2

Thou art not after many to evil, nor dost thou testify concerning a strife, to turn aside after many to cause others to turn aside;

Exodus 23:8-9

And a bribe thou dost not take; for the bribe bindeth the open -eyed, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Psalm 82:2-4

Till when do ye judge perversely? And the face of the wicked lift up? Selah.

Proverbs 17:23

A bribe from the bosom the wicked taketh, To turn aside the paths of judgment.

Proverbs 31:5

Lest he drink, and forget the decree, And change the judgment of any of the sons of affliction.

Micah 3:9

Hear this, I pray you, heads of the house of Jacob, And ye judges of the house of Israel, Who are making judgment abominable, And all uprightness do pervert.

Malachi 3:5

And I have drawn near to you for judgment, And I have been a witness, Making haste against sorcerers, And against adulterers, And against swearers to a falsehood, And against oppressors of the hire of an hireling, Of a widow, and of a fatherless one, And those turning aside a sojourner, And who fear Me not, said Jehovah of Hosts.

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