Parallel Verses

World English Bible

They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.

New American Standard Bible

They slay the widow and the stranger And murder the orphans.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

The wicked kill widows and foreigners; they murder orphans.

A Conservative Version

They kill the widow and the sojourner, and murder the fatherless.

American Standard Version

They slay the widow and the sojourner, And murder the fatherless.

Amplified

They slay the widow and the transient stranger and murder the unprotected orphan.

Bible in Basic English

They put to death the widow and the guest, they take the lives of children who have no father;

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

The widow and the stranger they will slay, and they will kill the orphan.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

They kill widow and stranger, and they murder orphans,

Modern King James verseion

They kill the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They murder the widow and the stranger, and put the fatherless to death.

NET Bible

They kill the widow and the one residing outside his native land, and they murder the fatherless.

New Heart English Bible

They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.

The Emphasized Bible

The widow and sojourner, they will slay, And, the fatherless, murder.

Webster

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Widow and sojourner they slay, And fatherless ones they murder.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

the widow
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

and the stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

and murder
רצח 
Ratsach 
Usage: 47

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For Retribution Against Oppressors

5 They break your people in pieces, Yahweh, and afflict your heritage. 6 They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless. 7 They say, "Yah will not see, neither will Jacob's God consider."


Cross References

Isaiah 10:2

to deprive the needy from justice, and to rob the poor among my people of their rights, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!

Isaiah 13:15-18

Everyone who is found will be thrust through. Everyone who is captured will fall by the sword.

Jeremiah 7:6

if you don't oppress the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, and don't shed innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your own hurt:

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says Yahweh: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Ezekiel 22:7

In you have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the foreigner; in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Malachi 3:5

I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says Yahweh of Armies.

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