Deuteronomy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Deuteronomy 27:19

“Cursed be hee that peruerteth the iudgement of the stranger, fatherlesse, and widow: and all the people shall say, Amen.”

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Cursed [be] he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
- King James Version

'Cursed is he who distorts the justice due an alien, orphan, and widow.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Cursed be he that wresteth the justice `due' to the sojourner, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Cursed is he who gives a wrong decision in the cause of a man from a strange land, or of one without a father, or of a widow. And let all the people say, So be it.
- Basic English Bible

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow! And all the people shall say, Amen.
- Darby Bible

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow: and all the people shall say, Amen.
- Webster's Bible

'Cursed is he who wrests the justice [due] to the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
- World English Bible

`Cursed [is] he who is turning aside the judgment of fatherless, sojourner, and widow, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Cursed be he that perverteth the justice due to the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say: Amen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Deuteronomy 27

  • BSP
    This chapter outlines the standards for what are proper sexual relations and those that are condemned before Jehovah God.
  • Anonymous
    our God is a God of morals and principles.he is so faithful that he came and died for a human being.He is not slack to his promises even though some cal it slacknes.malachi 3v6 says God wil never change no matter what,so if we do not obey what he asks us to do we are prone to curses,let us hear the conclusion of the matter fear God and keep his commandments for this is the whole duty man,eccles 12v13.be faithful
  • Robert Ragone

    Zionists and good Muslims

    Zionists and good Muslims believe that Judgments and curses in the Old Testament are not laws, but it is a curse for those that maketh the blind to wander out of the right way, but it is a curse for those that smiteth their neighbour secretly and it is a curse for those that taketh reward to slay an innocent person.

    Zionists and good Muslims believe that if you embrace all of the Old Testament you embrace all of the Sharia law.

    Zionists and good Muslims believe that if you embrace all of the Sharia law you embrace all of the Old Testament.

    Judgments and Curses from the Old Testament are not law!

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