Deuteronomy 27:16

“Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother: and all the people shall say, Amen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Cursed is he who dishonors his father or mother.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Cursed is he who does not give honour to his father or mother. And let all the people say, So be it.
- Basic English Bible

Cursed be he that slighteth his father or his mother! And all the people shall say, Amen.
- Darby Bible

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother: and all the people shall say, Amen.
- Webster's Bible

'Cursed is he who sets light by his father or his mother.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
- World English Bible

`Cursed [is] He who is making light of his father and his mother, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Cursed be he that dishonoureth his father or his mother. And all the people shall say: Amen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 27:16


27:16 Light - Or, despiseth in his heart: or reproacheth or curseth, secretly: for if the fact was notorious, it was punished with death.


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