Deuteronomy 24:18
New International Version
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. That is why I command you to do this.

New Living Translation
Always remember that you were slaves in Egypt and that the LORD your God redeemed you from your slavery. That is why I have given you this command.

English Standard Version
but you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I command you to do this.

Berean Study Bible
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from that place. Therefore I am commanding you to do this.

King James Bible
But thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee thence: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

New King James Version
But you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I command you to do this thing.

New American Standard Bible
But you are to remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and that the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I am commanding you to do this thing.

NASB 1995
"But you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and that the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I am commanding you to do this thing.

NASB 1977
“But you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and that the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I am commanding you to do this thing.

Amplified Bible
But you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I am commanding you to do this thing.

Christian Standard Bible
Remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. Therefore I am commanding you to do this.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. Therefore I am commanding you to do this."

American Standard Version
but thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and Jehovah thy God redeemed thee thence: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And remember that you were a Servant in Egypt and LORD JEHOVAH your God saved you from there; because of this, I command you and I say to you that you shall perform this word.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the Lord thy God redeemed thee from thence; therefore I charge thee to do this thing.

Contemporary English Version
You were slaves in Egypt until the LORD your God rescued you. That's why I am giving you these laws.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
but thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee thence: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Good News Translation
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and that the LORD your God set you free; that is why I have given you this command.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the LORD your God freed you from slavery. So I'm commanding you to do this.

International Standard Version
Remember to observe this because you were slaves in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. That is why I am commanding you to do this.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee thence; therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Literal Standard Version
and you have remembered that you have been a servant in Egypt, and your God YHWH ransoms you from there; therefore I am commanding you to do this thing.

NET Bible
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and that the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I am commanding you to do all this.

New Heart English Bible
but you shall remember that you were a bondservant in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you there: therefore I command you to do this thing.

World English Bible
but you shall remember that you were a bondservant in Egypt, and Yahweh your God redeemed you there: therefore I command you to do this thing.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast remembered that a servant thou hast been in Egypt, and Jehovah thy God doth ransom thee from thence; therefore I am commanding thee to do this thing.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Additional Laws
17Do not deny justice to the foreigner or the fatherless, and do not take a widow’s cloak as security. 18Remember that you were slaves in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from that place. Therefore I am commanding you to do this. 19If you are harvesting in your field and forget a sheaf there, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.…

Cross References
Exodus 22:22
You must not mistreat any widow or orphan.

Leviticus 19:33
When a foreigner resides with you in your land, you must not oppress him.

Deuteronomy 24:17
Do not deny justice to the foreigner or the fatherless, and do not take a widow's cloak as security.

Deuteronomy 24:19
If you are harvesting in your field and forget a sheaf there, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.


Treasury of Scripture

But you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you there: therefore I command you to do this thing.

Deuteronomy 24:22
And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Deuteronomy 5:15
And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the LORD thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand and by a stretched out arm: therefore the LORD thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath day.

Deuteronomy 15:15
And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing to day.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Remember
וְזָכַרְתָּ֗ (wə·zā·ḵar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

that
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you were
הָיִ֙יתָ֙ (hā·yî·ṯā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

slaves
עֶ֤בֶד (‘e·ḇeḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

in Egypt,
בְּמִצְרַ֔יִם (bə·miṣ·ra·yim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

and the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

redeemed you
וַֽיִּפְדְּךָ֛ (way·yip̄·də·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6299: To sever, ransom, gener, to release, preserve

from that place.
מִשָּׁ֑ם (miš·šām)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

Therefore
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

I
אָנֹכִ֤י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

am commanding
מְצַוְּךָ֙ (mə·ṣaw·wə·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

you to do
לַעֲשׂ֔וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this.
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that


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