Parallel Verses

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:

Holman Bible

Don’t move an ancient boundary marker,
and don’t encroach on 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


Do not move the ancient landmark [at the boundary of the property]
And do not go into the fields of the fatherless [to take what is theirs],

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:

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 Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the prudence of thy words. 10 Do not move the ancient boundary
Or go into the fields of the fatherless,
11 For their redeemer is mighty; he shall judge their cause against thee.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:28

Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.

Deuteronomy 19:14

Thou shalt not reduce thy neighbour's border, which those of old time have marked in thine inheritance, which thou shalt possess in the land that the LORD thy God gives thee to inherit.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Zechariah 7:10

and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Deuteronomy 27:17

Cursed is he that reduces his neighbour's border. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Job 6:27

Ye also overwhelm the fatherless and dig a pit before your friend.

Job 22:9

Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 24:2-3

Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks and feed thereof.

Job 24:9

They pluck the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge of the poor.

Job 31:21-23

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate;

Psalm 94:6

They slay the widow and the stranger and murder the fatherless.

Jeremiah 7:5

For if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if ye thoroughly do right between a man and his neighbour,

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.

James 1:27

The pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep thyself unspotted from this world.

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