Deuteronomy 24:17

“Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt not peruert the iudgement of the stranger, nor of the fatherles, nor take a widowes raiment to pledge.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall not pervert the justice due an alien {or} an orphan, nor take a widow's garment in pledge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt not wrest the justice `due' to the sojourner, `or' to the fatherless, nor take the widow's raiment to pledge;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be upright in judging the cause of the man from a strange country and of him who has no father; do not take a widow's clothing on account of a debt:
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, [or] of the fatherless; and thou shalt not take in pledge a widow's garment.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless, nor take a widow's raiment for a pledge:
- Webster's Bible

You shall not wrest the justice [due] to the foreigner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's clothing to pledge;
- World English Bible

`Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of a fatherless sojourner, nor take in pledge the garment of a widow;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt not pervert the justice due to the stranger, or to the fatherless; nor take the widow's raiment to pledge.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 24:17


24:17 Raiment - Not such as she hath daily and necessary use of, as being poor. But this concerns not rich persons, nor superfluous raiment.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 24:17

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