King James Version
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not revile the judges, nor curse a prince amongst thy people.
World English Bible
"You shall not blaspheme God, nor curse a ruler of your people.
Young's Literal Translation
'God thou dost not revile, and a prince among thy people thou dost not curse.
Exodus 22:28 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
gods: or, judges
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.Exodus 22:28 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryParable of the Importunate Widow.
^C Luke XVIII. 1-8. ^c 1 And he spake a parable unto them to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint; 2 saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, and regarded not man [an utterly abandoned character]: 3 and there was a widow in that city; and she came oft unto him, saying, Avenge me of [rather, Do justice to me as to] mine adversary. [In Scripture language widowhood is symbolic of defenselessness (Ex. xxii. 22-24; Deut. x. 18; xxvii. 19; Mal. iii. 5; Mark xii. 40), …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
Epistle Xl. To Mauricius Augustus.
Jesus' Last Public Discourse. Denunciation of Scribes and Pharisees.
Circumcision, Temple Service, and Naming of Jesus.
The Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
The Eighth Commandment
Then said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.
2 Peter 2:10
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour.
And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)
And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his God shall bear his sin.
And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.
2 Samuel 16:5
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, thence came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed still as he came.
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