Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous. 9 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. 10 And six years thou shalt sow thy land and shalt gather in its increase,


Cross References

Exodus 22:21

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

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the 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

Ye shall love, therefore, the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.

Psalm 94:6

They slay the widow and the stranger and murder the fatherless.

Ezekiel 22:7

In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.

Matthew 18:33

was it not also expedient unto thee to have mercy on thy fellowslave even as I had mercy on thee?

Hebrews 2:17-18

Therefore in all things he should be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make atonement for the sins of the people.

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