New International Version
"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death.
King James Bible
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Darby Bible Translation
But brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child; and children shall rise up against parents and shall put them to death;
World English Bible
"Brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child. Children will rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Young's Literal Translation
'And brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child, and children shall rise up against parents, and shall put them to death,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the brother shall deliver up the brother, etc. - What an astonishing enmity is there in the soul of man against God and goodness!
That men should think they did God service, in putting to death those who differ from them in their political or religious creed, is a thing that cannot be accounted for but on the principle of an indescribable depravity.
O shame to men! devil with devil damn'd
Firm concord holds, men only disagree
Of creatures rational; though under hope
Of heavenly grace; and, God proclaiming peace,
Yet live in hatred, enmity, and strife
Among themselves, and levy cruel wars,
Wasting the earth, each other to destroy!
par. Lost, b. ii. l. 496
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You sit and testify against your brother and slander your own mother's son.
"I will stir up Egyptian against Egyptian-- brother will fight against brother, neighbor against neighbor, city against city, kingdom against kingdom.
For a son dishonors his father, a daughter rises up against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law-- a man's enemies are the members of his own household.
For I have come to turn "'a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law--
a man's enemies will be the members of his own household.'
"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death.
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."
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