Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Father and mother are treated with contempt, and the foreign resident is exploited within you. The fatherless and widow are oppressed in you.

International Standard Version

They've treated mothers and fathers among you with contempt. They've oppressed the foreigner among you. They've maltreated the orphan and the widow among you.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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.

Bible in Basic English

In you they have had no respect for father and mother; in you they have been cruel to the man from a strange land; in you they have done wrong to the child without a father and to the widow.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

They made light of father and mother in thee: they did with violence to the stranger in the midst of thee: they oppresed the orphan and the widow in thee.

King James 2000

In you have they made light of father and mother: in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They have treated father and mother with contempt in you; {they violated} the alien with extortion; in the midst of you they mistreated [the] orphan and widow.

Modern King James verseion

In you they have despised father and mother. In your midst they have dealt with the stranger by oppression. In you they oppressed the orphan and the widow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In thee have they despised father and mother, in thee have they oppressed the stranger, in thee have they vexed the widow and the fatherless.

NET Bible

They have treated father and mother with contempt within you; they have oppressed the foreigner among you; they have wronged the orphan and the widow within you.

New Heart English Bible

In you have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the foreigner; in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

The Emphasized Bible

Father and mother, have they despised in thee, To the sojourner, have they dealt with oppression in the midst of thee, - The fatherless and the widow, have they maltreated in thee:

Webster

In thee have they set light by father and mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in thee have they oppressed the fatherless and the widow.

World English Bible

In you have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the foreigner; in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Youngs Literal Translation

Father and mother made light of in thee, To a sojourner they dealt oppressively in thy midst, Fatherless and widow they oppressed in thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

עשׁק 
`osheq 
Usage: 15

with the stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

ינה 
Yanah 
Usage: 19

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Highlighting The Sins And The Judgments Of Israel

6 Behold, the princes of Israel have been in thee to shed blood, each according to his power. 7 In thee have they made light of father and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow. 8 Thou hast despised my holy things, and hast profaned my sabbaths.


Cross References

Exodus 22:21-22

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

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed be he that slighteth his father or his mother! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Leviticus 20:9

Whatever man revileth his father and his mother shall certainly be put to death: he hath reviled his father and his mother; his blood is upon him.

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;

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.

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.

Exodus 20:12

Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Exodus 21:17

And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall certainly be put to death.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honour thy father and thy mother, as Jehovah thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may be well with thee in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Proverbs 20:20

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother;

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocketh at a father, and despiseth to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

Ezekiel 18:12

hath oppressed the poor and needy, exercised robbery, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, committed abomination,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land use oppression and practise robbery; and they vex the poor and needy, and oppress the stranger wrongfully.

Matthew 15:4-6

For God commanded saying, Honour father and mother; and, He that speaks ill of father or mother, let him die the death.

Mark 7:10

For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, he who speaks ill of father or mother, let him surely die.

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