Deuteronomy 27:17
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New International Version
"Cursed is anyone who moves their neighbor's boundary stone." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"

New Living Translation
'Cursed is anyone who steals property from a neighbor by moving a boundary marker.' And all the people will reply, 'Amen.'

English Standard Version
“‘Cursed be anyone who moves his neighbor’s landmark.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

New American Standard Bible
'Cursed is he who moves his neighbor's boundary mark.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

King James Bible
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who moves his neighbor's boundary marker is cursed.' And all the people will say, 'Amen!'

International Standard Version
"'Cursed is the one who moves his neighbor's boundary stone.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, 'Amen!'

NET Bible
Cursed is the one who moves his neighbor's boundary marker.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible
'Cursed is he who removes his neighbor's landmark.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Whoever moves his neighbor's boundary marker will be cursed." Then all the people will say amen.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say: Amen.

New American Standard 1977
‘Cursed is he who moves his neighbor’s boundary mark.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
Cursed is he that reduces his neighbour's border. And all the people shall say, Amen.

King James 2000 Bible
Cursed be he that removes his neighbor's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

American King James Version
Cursed be he that removes his neighbor's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

American Standard Version
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbor's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmarks: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Darby Bible Translation
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark! And all the people shall say, Amen.

English Revised Version
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Webster's Bible Translation
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbor's landmark: and all the people shall say, Amen.

World English Bible
'Cursed is he who removes his neighbor's landmark.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Young's Literal Translation
Cursed is he who is removing his neighbour's border, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
27:11-26 The six tribes appointed for blessing, were all children of the free women, for to such the promise belongs, Ga 4:31. Levi is here among the rest. Ministers should apply to themselves the blessing and curse they preach to others, and by faith set their own Amen to it. And they must not only allure people to their duty with the promises of a blessing, but awe them with the threatenings of a curse, by declaring that a curse would be upon those who do such things. To each of the curses the people were to say, Amen. It professed their faith, that these, and the like curses, were real declarations of the wrath of God against the ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, not one jot of which shall fall to the ground. It was acknowledging the equity of these curses. Those who do such things deserve to fall, and lie under the curse. Lest those who were guilty of other sins, not here mentioned, should think themselves safe from the curse, the last reaches all. Not only those who do the evil which the law forbids, but those also who omit the good which the law requires. Without the atoning blood of Christ, sinners can neither have communion with a holy God, nor do any thing acceptable to him; his righteous law condemns every one who, at any time, or in any thing, transgresses it. Under its awful curse we remain as transgressors, until the redemption of Christ is applied to our hearts. Wherever the grace of God brings salvation, it teaches the believer to deny ungodliness and wordly lusts, to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world, consenting to, and delighting in the words of God's law, after the inward man. In this holy walk, true peace and solid joy are to be found.
Study Bible
Curses Pronounced from Ebal
16'Cursed is he who dishonors his father or mother.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.' 17Cursed is he who moves his neighbor's boundary mark.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.' 18Cursed is he who misleads a blind person on the road.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 19:14
"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.

Job 24:2
"Some remove the landmarks; They seize and devour flocks.

Proverbs 22:28
Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.

Hosea 5:10
The princes of Judah have become like those who move a boundary; On them I will pour out My wrath like water.
Treasury of Scripture

Cursed be he that removes his neighbor's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Deuteronomy 19:14 You shall not remove your neighbor's landmark, which they of old …

Proverbs 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark, which your fathers have set.

Proverbs 23:10,11 Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless…

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