New American Standard Bible
He permitted no man to oppress them, And He reproved kings for their sakes:
King James Bible
He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes;
Darby Bible Translation
He suffered no man to oppress them, and reproved kings for their sakes,
World English Bible
He allowed no one to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,
Young's Literal Translation
He hath not suffered any to oppress them And He reproveth for their sakes kings.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He suffered no man to do them wrong - He protected them as they wandered from place to place, and as they were exposed to dangers. See the history of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, in their wanderings, as it is recorded in the book of Genesis.
Yea, he reproved kings for their sakes - That he might protect them; that he might keep them from danger and from sin. See the case of Pharaoh in the time of Abraham, Genesis 12:17-20, and the case of Abimelech, Genesis 20:3, Genesis 20:6.
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Letter from Origen to Africanus.
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The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
But the LORD struck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram's wife.
But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married."
"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."
As they journeyed, there was a great terror upon the cities which were around them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.
And they wandered about from nation to nation, From one kingdom to another people.
"Take him and look after him, and do nothing harmful to him, but rather deal with him just as he tells you."
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