Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Holman Bible

You must not oppress a foreign resident; you yourselves know how it feels to be a foreigner because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

And thou shall not oppress a sojourner, for ye know the heart of a sojourner, since ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version

And a sojourner shalt thou not oppress: for ye know the heart of a sojourner, seeing ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Amplified

Also you shall not oppress a temporary resident, for you know the heart of a stranger and sojourner, seeing you were strangers and sojourners in Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be hard on the man from a strange country who is living among you; for you have had experience of the feelings of one who is far from the land of his birth, because you yourselves were living in Egypt, in a strange land.

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger, for ye know the state of the soul of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not press the stranger: and ye knew the soul of the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt

King James 2000

Also you shall not oppress a stranger: for you know the heart of a stranger, seeing you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you will not oppress an alien; you yourselves know the feelings of the alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

Also you shall not oppress a stranger. For you know the heart of a stranger, since you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not oppress a stranger, for I know the heart of a stranger, because ye were strangers in Egypt.

NET Bible

"You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not oppress a foreigner, for you know the heart of a foreigner, seeing you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

And a sojourner, shalt thou not drive away, - seeing that, ye yourselves, know the, soul of a sojourner; for sojourners, became ye in the laud of Egypt.

Webster

Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger; for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

"You shall not oppress an alien, for you know the heart of an alien, since you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

And a sojourner thou dost not oppress, and ye -- ye have known the soul of the sojourner, for sojourners ye have been in the land of Egypt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Also thou shalt not oppress
לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 19

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

for ye know
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

the heart
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of a stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Justice

8 "You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just. 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. 10 "You shall sow your land for six years and gather in its yield,


Cross References

Exodus 22:21

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

Deuteronomy 27:19

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

Exodus 21:21

"If, however, he survives a day or two, no vengeance shall be taken; for he is his property.

Deuteronomy 10:19

"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

"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.

Psalm 94:6

They slay the widow and the stranger And murder the orphans.

Ezekiel 22:7

"They have treated father and mother lightly within you The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged in you.

Matthew 18:33

'Should you not also have had mercy on your fellow slave, in the same way that I had mercy on you?'

Hebrews 2:17-18

Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.



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