Parallel Verses

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.

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 Yahweh.

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 a deaf man nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God [with profound reverence]; 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.

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 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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Dealing Honestly

13 You shall not defraud your neighbor nor rob him. The wages of him who is hired shall not stay with you until the morning. 14 You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling-block before the blind, but shall fear your God. I am Jehovah. 15 You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. You shall not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:18

Cursed is he who makes the blind to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Leviticus 19:32

You shall rise up before the gray head and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God. I am Jehovah.

Leviticus 25:17

And you shall not oppress one another. But you shall fear your God. For I am Jehovah your God.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph said to them the third day, Do this and live. I fear God.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors that had been before me were too heavy upon the people, and had taken bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not do this, because of the fear of God.

Romans 12:14

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

Romans 14:13

Then let us not judge one another any more, but rather judge this, not to put a stumbling-block or an offense toward his brother.

1 Corinthians 8:8-13

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

1 Corinthians 10:32

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

1 Peter 1:17

And if you call on the Father, who without respect of persons judges according to the work of each one, pass the time of your earthly residence in fear,

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there those who hold the teachings of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling-block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit fornication.

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