Deuteronomy 25:4
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New International Version
Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain.

New Living Translation
"You must not muzzle an ox to keep it from eating as it treads out the grain.

English Standard Version
“You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out grain."

International Standard Version
"Don't muzzle an ox while it is threshing grain."

NET Bible
You must not muzzle your ox when it is treading grain.

New Heart English Bible
You shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out the grain.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never muzzle an ox when it's threshing grain.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

New American Standard 1977
“You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treads out the grain.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall not muzzle the ox when it treads out the grain.

American King James Version
You shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out the corn.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the grain .

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out thy corn on the floor.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out [the corn].

English Revised Version
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

World English Bible
You shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out [the grain].

Young's Literal Translation
'Thou dost not muzzle an ox in its threshing.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
25:4 This is a charge to husbandmen. It teaches us to make much of the animals that serve us. But we must learn, not only to be just, but kind to all who are employed for the good of our better part, our souls, 1Co 9:9.
Study Bible
Laws of Fairness
3"He may beat him forty times but no more, so that he does not beat him with many more stripes than these and your brother is not degraded in your eyes. 4"You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing. 5"When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 9:9
For it is written in the Law of Moses: "Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." Is it about oxen that God is concerned?

1 Timothy 5:18
For the Scripture says, "Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain," and, "The worker is worthy of his wages."

Proverbs 12:10
A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
Treasury of Scripture

You shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out the corn.

shalt not In Judea, as well as in Egypt, Greece, and Italy, they made use of beeves to tread out the corn; and the same mode of threshing still obtains in Arabia, Barbary, and other eastern countries, to the present day. The sheaves lie open and expanded on the threshing floors, and the cattle continually move round them, and thus tread out the grain. The natives of Aleppo still religiously observe the ancient humane practice, inculcated by this law, of permitting the oxen to remain unmuzzled when treading out the corn.

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