Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour, - so shalt thou stand in awe of thy God.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God.

King James Version

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.

Holman Bible

You are not to rule over them harshly but fear your God.

International Standard Version

You are not to rule over them with harshness. You are to fear your God."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not rule over him with rigor, but shall fear thy God.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.

Amplified

You shall not rule over him with harshness (severity, oppression), but you are to fear your God [with profound reverence].

Bible in Basic English

Do not be a hard master to him, but have the fear of God before you.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; and thou shalt fear thy God.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not rule over him with crushing, and thou shalt be afraid of thy God.

King James 2000

You shall not rule over him with harshness; but shall fear your God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not rule over him with ruthlessness, but you shall revere your God.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not rule over him with rigor, but shall fear your God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See therefore that thou reign not over him cruelly, but fear thy God.

NET Bible

You must not rule over him harshly, but you must fear your God.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.

Webster

Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.

World English Bible

You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou rulest not over him with rigour, and thou hast been afraid of thy God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רדה 
Radah 
Usage: 27

over him with rigour
פּרך 
Perek 
Usage: 6

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Kindness For Poor Brothers

42 For, my bondmen, they are, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt, - they shall not sell themselves with the sale of a bondman. 43 Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour, - so shalt thou stand in awe of thy God. 44 And as for thy bondman and thy bond-maid which thou shalt have, of the nations that are round about you - from them, may ye buy bondman and bond-maid.



Cross References

Colossians 4:1

Ye masters! that which is just and equitable, unto your servants, be rendering, knowing that, ye also, have a Master in heaven.

Exodus 1:13-14

And the Egyptians rigorously made the sons of Israel serve;

Leviticus 25:17

So then ye shall not overreach one another; but thou shalt stand in awe of thy God, - for, I - Yahweh, am your God.

Leviticus 25:46

and ye may take them as an inheritance for your sons after you to inherit as a possession, unto times age-abiding, of them, may ye take to be bondmen, - but, over your brethren the sons of Israel - a man over his brother, ye shall not rule, over him with rigour.

Leviticus 25:53

As a servant hired year by year, shall he be with him, he shall not rule over him with rigour, before thine eyes.

Ezekiel 34:4

The weak, have ye not strengthened And, the sick, have ye not healed. And the torn, have ye not hound up, And that which was driven out, have ye not brought back, And that which was straying, have ye not sought out; But with force, have ye ruled them and with rigour.

Ephesians 6:9

And ye masters, the same things, be doing towards them, forbearing your threat - knowing that, both their and your Master, is in the heavens, and, respect of persons, there is none, with him.

Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt spake unto them, - but suffered the male children to live.

Exodus 1:21

And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made for them households.

Exodus 2:23

And it came to pass, during those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the sons of Israel sighed by reason of the servitude and lamented, - and their cry for help went up to God, by reason of the servitude.

Exodus 3:7

Then said Yahweh, I have, seen, the humiliation of my people, who are in Egypt, - and their outcry, have I heard, by reason of their task-masters, for I know their pains;

Exodus 3:9

Now, therefore, lo! the outcry of the sons of Israel, hath come in unto me, - moreover also, I have seen the oppression, wherewith the Egyptians are oppressing them.

Exodus 5:14

Then were beaten the overseers of the sons of Israel, whom the taskmasters of Pharaoh had set over them saying: Wherefore have ye not completed your task for making bricks, as heretofore, so also, yesterday and, to-day?

Deuteronomy 25:18

how he encountered thee by the way and cut off in thy rear all the worn-out behind thee, thou thyself, being weary and worn, - how he feared not God.

Isaiah 47:6

I had been provoked with my people, Had profaned mine inheritance, And given them into thy hand, -- Thou shewedst them no compassion, Upon the elder, madest thou very heavy thy yoke.

Isaiah 58:3

Wherefore have we Fasted and thou hast not seen? Humbled our soul, and thou wouldst take no note? Lo! in the day of your fast, ye take pleasure, But all your toilers, ye drive on!

Malachi 3:5

Therefore will I draw near unto you for judgment, and will become a swift witness against the mutterers of incantations, and against the adulterers, and against them that swear to a falsehood, - and against them who rob the hire of the hireling, the widow and the fatherless, and that drive away the sojourner, and do not revere me, saith Yahweh of hosts.

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