Deuteronomy 23:7

“Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in his land.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 23:7

Thou shalt not abhorre an Edomite, for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhorre an Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother; you shall not detest an Egyptian, because you were an alien in his land.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a sojourner in his land.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But have no hate for an Edomite, because he is your brother, or for an Egyptian, for you were living in his land.
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother. Thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a sojourner in his land.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.
- Webster's Bible

You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land.
- World English Bible

`Thou dost not abominate an Edomite, for thy brother he [is]; thou dost not abominate an Egyptian, for a sojourner thou hast been in his land;
- Youngs Literal Bible

(23:8) Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother; thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 23:7

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 23:7


23:7 Thou wast a stranger - And didst receive habitation, protection and provision from them a long time, which kindness thou must not forget for their following persecution. It is ordinary with men, that one injury blots out the remembrance of twenty courtesies; but God doth not deal so with us, nor will he have us to deal so with others, but commands us to forget injuries, and to remember kindnesses.


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