Deuteronomy 25:8
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
Then the elders of his city shall call him and speak to him, and if he persists, saying, ‘I do not wish to take her,’

King James Bible
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, and say, I like not to take her;

American Standard Version
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand, and say, I like not to take her;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall cause him to be sent for forthwith, and shall ask him. If he answer: I will not take her to wife:

English Revised Version
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand, and say, I like not to take her;

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak to him: and if he shall stand to it, and say, I like not to take her,

Deuteronomy 25:8 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

If the guilty man was sentenced to stripes, he was to receive his punishment in the presence of the judge, and not more than forty stripes, that he might not become contemptible in the eyes of the people. הכּות בּן, son of stripes, i.e., a man liable to stripes, like son (child) of death, in 1 Samuel 20:31. "According to the need of his crime in number," i.e., as many stripes as his crime deserved.

Deuteronomy 25:8 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I like not

Ruth 4:6 And the kinsman said, I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I mar my own inheritance: redeem you my right to yourself...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 25:7
And if the man does not wish to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, 'My husband's brother refuses to perpetuate his brother's name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband's brother to me.'

Deuteronomy 25:9
then his brother's wife shall go up to him in the presence of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face. And she shall answer and say, 'So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house.'

Ruth 4:7
Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning redeeming and exchanging: to confirm a transaction, the one drew off his sandal and gave it to the other, and this was the manner of attesting in Israel.

Jump to Previous
City Desire Elders Marry Responsible Speak Stand Stood Summon Talk Want Wish
Jump to Next
City Desire Elders Marry Responsible Speak Stand Stood Summon Talk Want Wish
Links
Deuteronomy 25:8 NIV
Deuteronomy 25:8 NLT
Deuteronomy 25:8 ESV
Deuteronomy 25:8 NASB
Deuteronomy 25:8 KJV

Deuteronomy 25:8 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 25:8 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 25:8 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 25:8 French Bible
Deuteronomy 25:8 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Deuteronomy 25:7
Top of Page
Top of Page