Parallel Verses

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.

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 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.

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 oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning. 14 "'You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind; but you shall fear your God. I am the LORD. 15 "'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; 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.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Leviticus 19:32

"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am the LORD.

Leviticus 25:17

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

Genesis 42:18

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

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me were supported by the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver; yes, even their servants ruled over 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 any more, but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block in his brother's way, or an occasion for falling.

1 Corinthians 8:8-13

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

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no occasions for stumbling, either to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the church of God;

1 Peter 1:17

If you call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each man's work, pass the time of your living as foreigners here in reverent fear:

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to throw a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit sexual immorality.

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