Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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

“You shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the soul [the feelings, thoughts, and concerns] of a stranger, for you were strangers 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.

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

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 And thou shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight, and perverts the words of the righteous. 9 And thou shall not oppress a sojourner, for ye know the heart of a sojourner, since ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt. 10 And six years thou shall sow thy land, and shall gather in the increase of it,


Cross References

Exodus 22:21

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

Deuteronomy 27:19

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

Exodus 21:21

Notwithstanding, if he continues a day or two, he shall not be punished, for he is his money.

Deuteronomy 10:19

Love ye therefore the sojourner, for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

Thou shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brothers, or of thy sojourners that are in thy land within thy gates.

Psalm 94:6

They kill the widow and the sojourner, and murder the fatherless.

Ezekiel 22:7

In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Matthew 18:33

Was it not necessary for thee also to be merciful to thy fellow bondman, as I also was merciful to thee?

Hebrews 2:17-18

Therefore he was obligated to be made like his brothers in accordance with all things, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things toward God, in order to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

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