Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Don’t move an ancient boundary marker,
and don’t encroach on the fields of the fatherless,

New American Standard Bible

Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,

King James Version

Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

International Standard Version

Don't move ancient boundaries or invade fields belonging to orphans;

American Standard Version

Remove not the ancient landmark; And enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

Amplified

Remove not the ancient landmark and enter not into the fields of the fatherless,

Bible in Basic English

Do not let the landmark of the widow be moved, and do not go into the fields of those who have no father;

Darby Translation

Remove not the ancient landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not remove the old landmark, and do not enter into the inheritance of the fatherless:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not remove the old bound; and into the field of the orphans thou shalt not come:

King James 2000

Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not remove an ancient boundary marker, and on the fields of orphans do not encroach;

Modern King James verseion

Do not remove the old landmarks, and do not enter into the fields of the fatherless;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Remove not the old landmark, and come not within the field of the fatherless.

NET Bible

Do not move an ancient boundary stone, or take over the fields of the fatherless,

New Heart English Bible

Do not move the ancient boundary stone. Do not encroach on the fields of the fatherless:

The Emphasized Bible

Do not move back the ancient boundary, and, into the fields of the fatherless, do not enter;

Webster

Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

World English Bible

Don't move the ancient boundary stone. Don't encroach on the fields of the fatherless:

Youngs Literal Translation

Remove not a border of olden times, And into fields of the fatherless enter not,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסג 
Nacag 
Usage: 9

not the old
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

and enter

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

not into the fields
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

9 Don’t speak to a fool,
for he will despise the insight of your words.
10 Don’t move an ancient boundary marker,
and don’t encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
11 for their Redeemer is strong,
and He will take up their case against you.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:28

Don’t move an ancient boundary marker
that your fathers set up.

Deuteronomy 19:14

“You must not move your neighbor’s boundary marker, established at the start in the inheritance you will receive in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the Lord says: Administer justice and righteousness. Rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor. Don’t exploit or brutalize the foreigner, the fatherless, or the widow. Don’t shed innocent blood in this place.

Zechariah 7:10

Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor, and do not plot evil in your hearts against one another.

Deuteronomy 27:17

‘The one who moves his neighbor’s boundary marker is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

Job 6:27

No doubt you would cast lots for a fatherless child
and negotiate a price to sell your friend.

Job 22:9

You sent widows away empty-handed,
and the strength of the fatherless was crushed.

Job 24:2-3

The wicked displace boundary markers.
They steal a flock and provide pasture for it.

Job 24:9

The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast;
the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.

Job 31:21-23

if I ever cast my vote against a fatherless child
when I saw that I had support in the city gate,

Psalm 94:6

They kill the widow and the foreigner
and murder the fatherless.

Jeremiah 7:5

Instead, if you really change your ways and your actions, if you act justly toward one another,

Malachi 3:5

“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

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