New American Standard Bible
"You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
King James Bible
Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.
World English Bible
"You shall not wrong an alien, neither shall you oppress him, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation
'And a sojourner thou dost not oppress, nor crush him, for sojourners ye have been in the land of Egypt.
Exodus 22:21 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A stranger - See Exodus 20:10 note.
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
Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
"You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.
You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning.
'When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.
'The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.
'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.
"Then I charged your judges at that time, saying, 'Hear the cases between your fellow countrymen, and judge righteously between a man and his fellow countryman, or the alien who is with him.
"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
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