Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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 take no bribe, for the bribe blinds those who have sight and perverts the testimony and the cause of the righteous. 9 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. 10 Six years you shall sow your land and reap 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 perverts the justice due to the sojourner or the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. All the people shall say, Amen.

Exodus 21:21

But if the servant lives on for a day or two, the offender shall not be punished, for he [has injured] his own property.

Deuteronomy 10:19

Therefore love the stranger and sojourner, for you were strangers and sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

You shall not oppress or extort from a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is of your brethren or of your strangers and sojourners who are in your land inside your towns.

Psalm 94:6

They slay the widow and the transient stranger and murder the unprotected orphan.

Ezekiel 22:7

In you have they treated father and mother lightly; in the midst of you they have dealt unjustly and by oppression in relation to the stranger; in you they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Matthew 18:33

And should you not have had pity and mercy on your fellow attendant, as I had pity and mercy on you?

Hebrews 2:17-18

So it is evident that it was essential that He be made like His brethren in every respect, in order that He might become a merciful (sympathetic) and faithful High Priest in the things related to God, to make atonement and propitiation for the people's sins.

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