Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

You are not to wrong the widow, orphans, the foreigner, or the poor, and you are not to plan evil against each other.

New American Standard Bible

and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.'

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

A Conservative Version

And do not oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor man. And let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And oppress not the widow or the fatherless, the temporary resident or the poor, and let none of you devise or imagine or think evil against his brother in your heart.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be hard on the widow, or the child without a father, on the man from a strange country, or on the poor; let there be no evil thought in your heart against your brother.

Darby Translation

and oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And the widow and the orphan, the stranger and the poor, ye shall not oppress; and ye shall not purpose evil in your heart a man to his brother.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not oppress [the] widow, [the] orphan, [the] foreigner, and [the] needy. You must not devise evil in your heart {against one another}.'

Modern King James verseion

And do not crush the widow or the orphan, the alien or the poor. And do not devise evil in your heart, of a man against his brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Do the widow, the fatherless, the stranger, and poor no wrong: and let no man imagine evil against his brother in his heart."

NET Bible

You must not oppress the widow, the orphan, the foreigner, or the poor, nor should anyone secretly plot evil against his fellow human being.'

New Heart English Bible

Do not oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'

The Emphasized Bible

And, the widow and the fatherless, the sojourner and the humbled, do not ye oppress, - and, wickedness between one man and another, do not ye devise in your hearts.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And widow, and fatherless, Sojourner, and poor, ye do not oppress, And the calamity of one another ye do not devise in your heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not the widow
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

the stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

nor the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Disobedience And Fasting

9 "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Administer true justice, and show gracious love and mercy toward each other. 10 You are not to wrong the widow, orphans, the foreigner, or the poor, and you are not to plan evil against each other. 11 But they refused to pay attention, turned their backs, and stopped listening.



Cross References

Psalm 21:11

Though they plot evil against you and devise schemes, they will not succeed.

Psalm 72:4

May he defend the afflicted of the people and deliver the children of the poor, but crush the oppressor.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. All of them are lovers of bribes and are runners after gifts. They don't bring justice to orphans, and the widow's case never comes up for review in their court."

Jeremiah 5:28

and have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They don't argue the case of the orphan to secure justice. They don't defend the rights of the poor.

Exodus 22:21-24

"You are not to wrong or oppress an alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:9

You are not to oppress the resident alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt."

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

Don't take advantage of a hired person who is poor and needy, whether he's your fellow citizen or a foreigner who lives in your city.

Deuteronomy 27:19

""Cursed is the one who perverts justice due the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

Psalm 36:4

He devises iniquity on his bed and is determined to follow a path that is not good. He does not resist evil.

Psalm 140:2

who craft evil plans in their minds, inciting wars every day.

Proverbs 3:29

Do not plan to harm your neighbor, when he is living peacefully beside you.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart crafting evil plans, feet running swiftly to wickedness,

Proverbs 22:22-23

Don't rob the poor person because he is poor, and don't crush the helpless in court,

Proverbs 23:10-11

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

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves, and make yourselves clean; remove your evil behavior from my presence; stop practicing what is evil.

Jeremiah 11:19-20

I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter. I didn't know that they had devised schemes against me. They told themselves, "Let's destroy the tree with its fruit. Let's eliminate him from the land of the living, so his name won't be remembered again."

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come, let's make up a plot against Jeremiah. After all, the priest's instruction, the wise man's counsel, and the prophet's message won't be destroyed. So let's verbally attack him. Pay no attention to anything he says!"

Jeremiah 22:15-17

Are you a king because you try to outdo everyone with cedar? Your father ate and drank and upheld justice and righteousness, did he not? And then it went well for him.

Ezekiel 22:7

They've treated mothers and fathers among you with contempt. They've oppressed the foreigner among you. They've maltreated the orphan and the widow among you.

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land were vigorously oppressive and took possession of plunder by violence. They've afflicted the poor and the needy and unjustly treated the foreigner.

Amos 4:1

"Listen to this message, you fat cows from Bashan, who live on the Samaritan mountains, who oppress the poor, who rob the needy, and who constantly ask your husbands for one more drink!"

Amos 5:11-12

"Therefore, since you trample the poor continuously, taxing his grain, building houses of stone in which you won't live and planting fine vineyards from which you won't drink

Micah 2:1-3

"Woe to those who are crafting iniquity, planning evil well into the night! When morning's light comes, they carry out their plans because they have the power to do so.

Micah 3:1-4

"He will say, "Listen, you leaders of Jacob, you officials of the house of Israel! You should know justice, should you not?

Zephaniah 3:1-3

Woe to this filthy, polluted, and oppressive city!

Zechariah 8:17

don't plot evil in your heart against a neighbor, and don't tolerate false testimonies, because I hate all these things,' declares the LORD."

Malachi 3:5

"I'll come near to you for judgment. I'll be a witness, quick to speak against sorcerers, against adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who defraud the laborer of his wage, against those who defraud the widow and the orphan, against those who deprive the alien of justice, and against those who don't fear me," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Matthew 23:13

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door to the kingdom from heaven in people's faces. You don't go in yourselves, and you don't allow those who are trying to enter to go in.

Mark 7:21-23

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

1 Corinthians 6:10

thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

James 1:14-15

Instead, each person is tempted by his own desire, being lured and trapped by it.

James 5:4

Look! The wages that you kept back from the workers who harvested your fields are shouting out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of the Heavenly Armies.

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life present in him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain