Deuteronomy 24:14

“Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 24:14

Thou shalt not oppresse an hired seruant that is poore and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy lande within thy gates.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall not oppress a hired servant {who is} poor and needy, whether {he is} one of your countrymen or one of your aliens who is in your land in your towns.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners that are in thy land within thy gates:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be hard on a servant who is poor and in need, if he is one of your countrymen or a man from another nation living with you in your land.
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant [who is] poor and needy of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners who are in thy land within thy gates:
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:
- Webster's Bible

You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of your brothers, or of your foreigners who are in your land within your gates:
- World English Bible

`Thou dost not oppress a hireling, poor and needy, of thy brethren or of thy sojourner who is in thy land within thy gates;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 24:14

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 24:14


24:12 Thou shalt not sleep - But restore it before night, which intimates that he should take no such thing for pledge, without which a man cannot sleep.

24:13 Bless thee - Bring down the blessing of God upon thee by his prayers: for though his prayers, if he be not a good man, shall not avail for his own behalf, yet they shall avail for thy benefit. It shall be right - Esteemed and accepted by God as a work of righteousness, or mercy.

24:15 At this day - At the time appointed, weekly or daily.

24:16 Not put to death - If the one be free from the guilt of the others sin, except in those cases where the sovereign Lord of life and death, before whom none is innocent, hath commanded it, as #Deu 13:1 |- 18 Jos 7:24. For though God do visit the father's sins upon the children, #Exo 20:5|, yet he will not suffer men to do so.


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