Exodus 22:24
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New American Standard Bible
and My anger will be kindled, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall become widows and your children fatherless.

King James Bible
And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

Darby Bible Translation
and my anger shall burn, and I will slay you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

World English Bible
and my wrath will grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

Young's Literal Translation
and Mine anger hath burned, and I have slain you by the sword, and your wives have been widows, and your sons orphans.

Exodus 22:24 Parallel
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Exodus 22:24 Parallel Commentaries

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Parable of the Importunate Widow.
^C Luke XVIII. 1-8. ^c 1 And he spake a parable unto them to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint; 2 saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, and regarded not man [an utterly abandoned character]: 3 and there was a widow in that city; and she came oft unto him, saying, Avenge me of [rather, Do justice to me as to] mine adversary. [In Scripture language widowhood is symbolic of defenselessness (Ex. xxii. 22-24; Deut. x. 18; xxvii. 19; Mal. iii. 5; Mark xii. 40),
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
BY A.E. GRIMKE. "Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not within thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place: but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this. And Esther bade them return Mordecai this answer:--and so will I go in unto the king,
Angelina Emily Grimke—An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South

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