Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Holman Bible

"You must not exploit a foreign resident or oppress him, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version

"You are not to wrong or oppress an alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall not wrong a sojourner, neither shall thou oppress him, for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version

And a sojourner shalt thou not wrong, neither shalt thou oppress him: for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

Do no wrong to a man from a strange country, and do not be hard on him; for you yourselves were living in a strange country, in the land of Egypt.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not treat evil the stranger, and thou shalt not press him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

King James 2000

You shall neither wrong a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You will not mistreat an alien, and you will not oppress him, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

You shall neither vex a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Vex not a stranger, neither oppress him, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

NET Bible

"You must not wrong a foreigner nor oppress him, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not wrong a foreigner, neither shall you oppress him, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

And, a sojourner, shalt thou not tread down neither shalt thou drive him away, - for sojourners, ye became in the land of Egypt.

Webster

Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

"You shall not wrong an alien, neither shall you oppress him, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 19

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Foreigners And The Poor

20 "He who sacrifices to any god, other than to the LORD alone, shall be utterly destroyed. 21 "You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. 22 "You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.


Cross References

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 19:33

'When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.

Zechariah 7:10

and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.'

Exodus 20:2

"I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Leviticus 25:35

'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

Deuteronomy 23:7

"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.

Jeremiah 7:6

if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own ruin,

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Deuteronomy 15:15

"You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you; therefore I command you this today.

Jeremiah 22:3

'Thus says the LORD, "Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor Also do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.



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