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"Do not deprive foreigners and orphans of their rights; and do not take a widow's garment as security for a loan.
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Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger nor of the fatherless, neither shalt thou take away the widow's raiment for a pledge.
Deuteronomy 16:19 And not go aside to either part. Thou shalt not accept person nor gifts: for gifts blind the eyes of the wise, and change the words of the just.
Deuteronomy 27:19 Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, of the fatherless and the widow: and all the people shall say: Amen.
Exodus 22:21,22 Thou shalt not molest a stranger, nor afflict him: for yourselves also were strangers in the land of Egypt. . . .
Exodus 23:2,6,9 Thou shalt not follow the multitude to do evil: neither shalt thou yield in judgment, to the opinion of the most part, to stray from the truth. . . .
1 Samuel 12:3,4 Speak of me before the Lord, and before his anointed, whether I have taken any man's ox, or ass: if I have wronged any man, if I have oppressed any man, if I have taken a bribe at any man's hand: and I will despise it this day, and will restore it to you. . . .
Job 22:8,9 In the strength of thy arm thou didst possess the land, and being the most mighty thou holdest it. . . .
Job 29:11-17 The ear that heard me blessed me, and the eye that saw me gave witness to me: . . .
Psalm 82:1-5 A psalm for Asaph. God hath stood in the congregation of gods: and being in the midst of them he judgeth gods. . . .
Psalm 94:3-6,20,21 How long shall sinners, O Lord: how long shall sinners glory? . . .
Proverbs 22:22,23 Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate: . . .
Proverbs 31:5 And lest they drink and forget judgments, and pervert the cause of the children of the poor.
Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:
Isaiah 1:23 Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards. They judge not for the fatherless: and the widow's cause cometh not in to them.
Isaiah 3:15 Why do you consume my people, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord the God of hosts.
Isaiah 33:15 He that walketh in justices, and speaketh truth, that casteth away avarice by oppression, and shaketh his hands from all bribes, that stoppeth his ears lest he hear blood, and shutteth his eyes that he may see no evil.
Jeremiah 5:28 They are grown gross and fat: and have most wickedly transgressed my words. They have not judged the cause of the widow, they have not managed the cause of the fatherless, and they have not judged the judgment of the poor.
Jeremiah 22:3 Thus saith the Lord: Execute judgment and justice, and deliver him that is oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor: and afflict not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, nor oppress them unjustly: and shed not innocent blood in this place.
Ezekiel 22:7,29 They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee. . . .
Amos 5:7-12 You that turn judgment into wormwood, and forsake justice in the land, . . .
Micah 2:1,2 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee. . . .
Micah 7:3 The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.
Zechariah 7:10 And oppress not the widow, and the fatherless, and the stranger, and the poor: and let not a man devise evil in his heart against his brother.
Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.
Luke 3:14 And the soldiers also asked him, saying: And what shall we do? And he said to them: Do violence to no man, neither calumniate any man; and be content with your pay.
James 2:6 But you have dishonoured the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you by might? And do not they draw you before the judgment seats?
Exodus 22:26,27 If thou take of thy neighbour a garment in pledge, thou shalt give it him again before sunset. . . .
…16The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children for the fathers, but every one shall die for his own sin, 17Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger nor of the fatherless, neither shalt thou take away the widow's raiment for a pledge.18Remember that thou wast a slave in Egypt, and the Lord thy God delivered thee from thence. Therefore I command thee to do this thing.…
You shall not hurt a widow or an orphan.
Thou shalt not follow the multitude to do evil: neither shalt thou yield in judgment, to the opinion of the most part, to stray from the truth.
Thou shalt not molest a stranger, for you know the hearts of strangers: for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.
If a stranger dwell in your land, and abide among you, do not upbraid hin:
There shall be no difference of persons, you shall hear the little as well as the great: neither shall you respect any man's person, because it is the judgment of God. And if any thing seem hard to you, refer it to me, and I will hear it.
Because the Lord your God he is the God of gods, and the Lord of lords, a great God and mighty and terrible, who accepteth no person nor taketh bribes.
And not go aside to either part. Thou shalt not accept person nor gifts: for gifts blind the eyes of the wise, and change the words of the just.
Remember that thou wast a slave in Egypt, and the Lord thy God delivered thee from thence. Therefore I command thee to do this thing.
Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, of the fatherless and the widow: and all the people shall say: Amen.
For thou hast taken away the pledge of thy brethren without cause, and stripped them naked of their clothing.
They have driven away the ass of the fatherless, and have taken away the widow's ox for a pledge.
Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.
They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.
Additional TranslationsDo not deny justice to the foreigner or the fatherless, and do not take a widow’s cloak as security.You shall not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:
Thou shalt not wrest the justice due to the sojourner, or to the fatherless, nor take the widow's raiment to pledge;
Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of the stranger and the fatherless, and widow; thou shalt not take the widow's garment for a pledge.
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, [or] of the fatherless; and thou shalt not take in pledge a widow's garment.
Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take the widow's raiment to pledge:
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless, nor take a widow's raiment for a pledge:
You shall not wrest the justice [due] to the foreigner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's clothing to pledge;
'Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of a fatherless sojourner, nor take in pledge the garment of a widow;
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