Deuteronomy 23:25

“When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 23:25

When thou commest into the standing corne of thy neighbours, then thou maiest plucke the eares with thine hand: but thou shalt not mooue a sickle vnto thy neighbours standing corne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When you enter your neighbor's standing grain, then you may pluck the heads with your hand, but you shall not wield a sickle in your neighbor's standing grain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When thou comest into thy neighbor's standing grain, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbor's standing grain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When you go into your neighbour's field, you may take the heads of grain with your hand; but you may not put your blade to his grain.
- Basic English Bible

When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, thou mayest pluck ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not wave the sickle against thy neighbour's standing corn.
- Darby Bible

When thou comest into the standing-corn of thy neighbor, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thy hand: but thou shalt not move a sickle to thy neighbor's standing-corn.
- Webster's Bible

When you come into your neighbor's standing grain, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing grain.
- World English Bible

When thou comest in among the standing-corn of thy neighbour, then thou hast plucked the ears with thy hand, but a sickle thou dost not wave over the standing-corn of thy neighbour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(23:26) When thou comest into thy neighbour's standing corn, then thou mayest pluck ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 23:25

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 23:25


23:23 A free - will - offering - Which though thou didst really make, yet being made, thou art no longer free, but obliged to perform it.

23:24 At thy pleasure - Which was allowed in those parts, because of the great plenty and fruitfulness of vines there.


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