New International Version
Do not deprive the foreigner or the fatherless of justice, or take the cloak of the widow as a pledge.
King James Bible
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, [or] of the fatherless; and thou shalt not take in pledge a widow's garment.
World English Bible
You shall not wrest the justice [due] to the foreigner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's clothing to pledge;
Young's Literal Translation
'Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of a fatherless sojourner, nor take in pledge the garment of a widow;
Deuteronomy 24:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, etc. - This law is explained and illustrated in sufficient detail, Ezekiel 18.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe vineyard Labourers.
"For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the market-place, and said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way. Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise. …
William Arnot—The Parables of Our Lord
On the Journey to Jerusalem - Departure from Ephraim by Way of Samaria and Galilee - Healing of Ten Lepers - Prophetic Discourse of the Coming
"Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless.
"Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a lawsuit, do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd,
"Do not oppress a foreigner; you yourselves know how it feels to be foreigners, because you were foreigners in Egypt.
"'When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them.
Do not show partiality in judging; hear both small and great alike. Do not be afraid of anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too hard for you, and I will hear it."
For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes.
Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.
Jump to PreviousAccount Alien Cause Cloak Clothing Country Deprive Due Judging Judgment Justice Orphan Pervert Pledge Raiment Sojourner Strange Stranger Turn Upright Widow Widow's Wrest
Jump to NextAccount Alien Cause Cloak Clothing Country Deprive Due Judging Judgment Justice Orphan Pervert Pledge Raiment Sojourner Strange Stranger Turn Upright Widow Widow's Wrest
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