New International Version
My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.
King James Bible
And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Darby Bible Translation
and my anger shall burn, and I will slay you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
World English Bible
and my wrath will grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Young's Literal Translation
and Mine anger hath burned, and I have slain you by the sword, and your wives have been widows, and your sons orphans.
Exodus 22:24 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child - It is remarkable that offenses against this law are not left to the discretion of the judges to be punished; God reserves the punishment to himself, and by this he strongly shows his abhorrence of the crime. It is no common crime, and shall not be punished in a common way; the wrath of God shall wax hot against him who in any wise afflicts or wrongs a widow or a fatherless child: and we may rest assured that he who helps either does a service highly acceptable in the sight of God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryExcursus on Usury.
The famous canonist Van Espen defines usury thus: "Usura definitur lucrum ex mutuo exactum aut speratum;"  and then goes on to defend the proposition that, "Usury is forbidden by natural, by divine, and by human law. The first is proved thus. Natural law, as far as its first principles are concerned, is contained in the decalogue; but usury is prohibited in the decalogue, inasmuch as theft is prohibited; and this is the opinion of the Master of the Sentences, of St. Bonaventura, of St. Thomas …
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils
Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
The Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
for people who are wicked and deceitful have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues.
May his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.
We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.
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