Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 that sacrificeth to any god, save to Jehovah only, shall be devoted to destruction. 21 Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt. 22 Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:19

And ye shall love the stranger; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:9

And the stranger thou shalt not oppress; for ye know the spirit of the stranger, for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.

Leviticus 19:33

And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not molest him.

Zechariah 7:10

and oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Exodus 20:2

I am Jehovah thy God, who have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Leviticus 25:35

And if thy brother grow poor, and he be fallen into decay beside thee, then thou shalt relieve him, be he stranger or sojourner, that he may live beside thee.

Deuteronomy 23:7

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.

Jeremiah 7:6

if ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed no innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt;

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hired servant in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Deuteronomy 15:15

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and that Jehovah thy God redeemed thee; therefore I command thee this thing to-day.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus saith Jehovah: Execute judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor; and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, or the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place.

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