Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

King James Version

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

You must not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind, but you are to fear your God; I am the Lord.

International Standard Version

"You are not to curse a deaf person or put a stumbling block before the blind. "You are to fear God. I am the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but thou shall fear thy God. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind; but thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall [reverently] fear your God. I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Do not put a curse on those who have no hearing, or put a cause of falling in the way of the blind, but keep the fear of your God before you: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not revile a deaf person, and thou shalt not put a stumbling-block before a blind one; but thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God. I am the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, and before the blind thou shalt not give a stumbling block, and thou shalt fear thy God: I Jehovah.

King James 2000

You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shall fear your God: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not curse [the] deaf, and you shall not put a stumbling block {before} a blind person, but you shall revere your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling-block before the blind, but shall fear your God. I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, neither put a stumbling block before the blind: but shalt fear thy God. I am the LORD.

NET Bible

You must not curse a deaf person or put a stumbling block in front of a blind person. You must fear your God; I am the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind; but you shall fear your God. I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, Nor, before the blind, place a stumbling-block, - So shalt thou stand in awe of thy God I, am Yahweh.

Webster

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling-block before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.

World English Bible

"'You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind; but you shall fear your God. I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not revile the deaf; and before the blind thou dost not put a stumbling block; and thou hast been afraid of thy God; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the deaf
חרשׁ 
Cheresh 
Usage: 9

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מכשׁל מכשׁול 
Mikshowl 
Usage: 14

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Dealing Honestly

13 'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning. 14 'You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD. 15 'You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:18

'Cursed is he who misleads a blind person on the road.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Leviticus 19:32

'You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

Leviticus 25:17

'So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

Genesis 42:18

Now Joseph said to them on the third day, "Do this and live, for I fear God:

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Romans 12:14

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

Romans 14:13

Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but rather determine this--not to put an obstacle or a stumbling block in a brother's way.

1 Corinthians 8:8-13

But food will not commend us to God; we are neither the worse if we do not eat, nor the better if we do eat.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;

1 Peter 1:17

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;

Revelation 2:14

'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.



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