New American Standard Bible
Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.
King James Bible
Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.
Darby Bible Translation
Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set.
World English Bible
Don't move the ancient boundary stone, which your fathers have set up.
Young's Literal Translation
Remove not a border of olden times, That thy fathers have made.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A protest against the grasping covetousness Isaiah 5:8 which is regardless of the rights of the poor upon whose inheritance men encroach (compare the margin reference). The not uncommon reference of the words to the "landmarks" of thought or custom, however, natural and legitimate, is foreign to the mind of the writer.
LibraryThe Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions. …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.
'Cursed is he who moves his neighbor's boundary mark.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
"Some remove the landmarks; They seize and devour flocks.
Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,
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