Deuteronomy 25:7
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"But if the man does not desire 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 establish a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband's brother to me.'

King James Bible
And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.

Darby Bible Translation
But if the man like not to take his brother's wife, his brother's wife shall go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel: he will not perform for me the duty of a husband's brother.

World English Bible
If the man doesn't want 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 raise up to his brother a name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband's brother to me."

Young's Literal Translation
'And if the man doth not delight to take his brother's wife, then hath his brother's wife gone up to the gate, unto the elders, and said, My husband's brother is refusing to raise up to his brother a name in Israel; he hath not been willing to perform the duty of my husband's brother;

Deuteronomy 25:7 Parallel
Commentary

Deuteronomy 25:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Nor, Because I Called Ruth Blessed, Anna More Blessed...
10. Nor, because I called Ruth blessed, Anna more blessed, in that the former married twice, the latter, being soon widowed of her one husband, so lived long, do you straightway also think that you are better than Ruth. Forsooth different in the times of the Prophets was the dispensation of holy females, whom obedience, not lust, forced to marry, for the propagation of the people of God, [2242] that in them Prophets of Christ might be sent beforehand; whereas the People itself also, by those things
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.

Genealogy of Jesus According to Matthew.
^A Matt. I. 1-17. ^a 1 The book of the generation [or genealogy] of Jesus Christ, the son of David [the Messiah was promised to David--II. Sam. vii. 16; John vii. 42], the son of Abraham. [Messiah was also promised to Abraham--Gen. xxii. 18; Gal. iii. 16.] 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren [mentioned here because they were the heads of the tribes for whom especially Matthew wrote his Gospel]; 3 and Judah begat Perez and Zerah [these two were twins]
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Deuteronomy 25:8
"Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he persists and says, 'I do not desire to take her,'

Ruth 4:5
Then Boaz said, "On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of the deceased, in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance."

Ruth 4:6
The closest relative said, "I cannot redeem it for myself, because I would jeopardize my own inheritance. Redeem it for yourself; you may have my right of redemption, for I cannot redeem it."

Jump to Previous
Brother's Desire Duty Elders Establish Husband's Israel Perform Raise Refuses Refuseth Want Wife Willing
Jump to Next
Brother's Desire Duty Elders Establish Husband's Israel Perform Raise Refuses Refuseth Want Wife Willing
Links
Deuteronomy 25:7 NIV
Deuteronomy 25:7 NLT
Deuteronomy 25:7 ESV
Deuteronomy 25:7 NASB
Deuteronomy 25:7 KJV

Deuteronomy 25:7 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 25:7 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 25:7 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 25:7 French Bible
Deuteronomy 25:7 German Bible

Deuteronomy 25:7 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Deuteronomy 25:6
Top of Page
Top of Page