New International Version
Do not move an ancient boundary stone or encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
King James Bible
Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:
Darby Bible Translation
Remove not the ancient landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:
World English Bible
Don't move the ancient boundary stone. Don't encroach on the fields of the fatherless:
Young's Literal Translation
Remove not a border of olden times, And into fields of the fatherless enter not,
Proverbs 23:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Remove not the old landmark - See Proverbs 22:28 (note).
Enter not into the fields of the fatherless - Take nothing that belongs to an orphan. The heaviest curse of God will fall upon them that do so.
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"Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless.
There are those who move boundary stones; they pasture flocks they have stolen.
The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place.
Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your ancestors.
This is what the LORD says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place.
Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.'
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