Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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 do not oppress or exploit the widow or the fatherless, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise or even imagine evil in your hearts against one another.’

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.

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."

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 "The Lord who rules over all said, 'Exercise true judgment and show brotherhood and compassion to each other. 10 You must not oppress the widow, the orphan, the foreigner, or the poor, nor should anyone secretly plot evil against his fellow human being.' 11 "But they refused to pay attention, turning away stubbornly and stopping their ears so they could not hear.



Cross References

Psalm 21:11

Yes, they intend to do you harm; they dream up a scheme, but they do not succeed.

Psalm 72:4

He will defend the oppressed among the people; he will deliver the children of the poor and crush the oppressor.

Isaiah 1:23

Your officials are rebels, they associate with thieves. All of them love bribery, and look for payoffs. They do not take up the cause of the orphan, or defend the rights of the widow.

Jeremiah 5:28

That is how they have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to the evil things they do. They do not plead the cause of the fatherless in such a way as to win it. They do not defend the rights of the poor.

Exodus 22:21-24

"You must not wrong a foreigner nor oppress him, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:9

"You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:14-18

You must not oppress a lowly and poor servant, whether one from among your fellow Israelites or from the resident foreigners who are living in your land and villages.

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed is the one who perverts justice for the resident foreigner, the orphan, and the widow.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

Psalm 36:4

He plans ways to sin while he lies in bed; he is committed to a sinful lifestyle; he does not reject what is evil.

Psalm 140:2

who plan ways to harm me. All day long they stir up conflict.

Proverbs 3:29

Do not plot evil against your neighbor when he dwells by you unsuspectingly.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that are swift to run to evil,

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,

Proverbs 23:10-11

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

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash! Cleanse yourselves! Remove your sinful deeds from my sight. Stop sinning!

Jeremiah 11:19-20

Before this I had been like a docile lamb ready to be led to the slaughter. I did not know they were making plans to kill me. I did not know they were saying, "Let's destroy the tree along with its fruit! Let's remove Jeremiah from the world of the living so people will not even be reminded of him any more."

Jeremiah 18:18

Then some people said, "Come on! Let us consider how to deal with Jeremiah! There will still be priests to instruct us, wise men to give us advice, and prophets to declare God's word. Come on! Let's bring charges against him and get rid of him! Then we will not need to pay attention to anything he says."

Jeremiah 22:15-17

Does it make you any more of a king that you outstrip everyone else in building with cedar? Just think about your father. He was content that he had food and drink. He did what was just and right. So things went well with him.

Ezekiel 22:7

They have treated father and mother with contempt within you; they have oppressed the foreigner among you; they have wronged the orphan and the widow within you.

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, declares the sovereign Lord.

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have wronged the poor and needy; they have oppressed the foreigner who lives among them and denied them justice.

Amos 4:1

Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan who live on Mount Samaria! You oppress the poor; you crush the needy. You say to your husbands, "Bring us more to drink!"

Amos 5:11-12

Therefore, because you make the poor pay taxes on their crops and exact a grain tax from them, you will not live in the houses you built with chiseled stone, nor will you drink the wine from the fine vineyards you planted.

Micah 2:1-3

Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.

Micah 3:1-4

I said, "Listen, you leaders of Jacob, you rulers of the nation of Israel! You ought to know what is just,

Zephaniah 3:1-3

The filthy, stained city is as good as dead; the city filled with oppressors is finished!

Zechariah 8:17

Do not plan evil in your hearts against one another. Do not favor a false oath -- these are all things that I hate,' says the Lord."

Malachi 3:5

"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You keep locking people out of the kingdom of heaven! For you neither enter nor permit those trying to enter to go in.

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

1 Corinthians 6:10

thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

James 1:14-15

But each one is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desires.

James 5:4

Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his fellow Christian is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.

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