Leviticus 25:43
Modern Translations
New International Version
Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.

New Living Translation
Show your fear of God by not treating them harshly.

English Standard Version
You shall not rule over him ruthlessly but shall fear your God.

Berean Study Bible
You are not to rule over them harshly, but you shall fear your God.

New American Standard Bible
You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God.

NASB 1995
'You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God.

NASB 1977
‘You shall not rule over him with severity, but are to revere your God.

Amplified Bible
You shall not rule over him with harshness (severity, oppression), but you are to fear your God [with profound reverence].

Christian Standard Bible
You are not to rule over them harshly but fear your God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not to rule over them harshly but fear your God.

Contemporary English Version
So obey me, and don't be cruel to the poor.

Good News Translation
Do not treat them harshly, but obey your God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do not treat them harshly. Fear your God.

International Standard Version
You are not to rule over them with harshness. You are to fear your God."

NET Bible
You must not rule over him harshly, but you must fear your God.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.

New King James Version
You shall not rule over him with rigor, but you shall fear your God.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall not rule over him with harshness; but shall fear your God.

New Heart English Bible
You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.

World English Bible
You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.

American King James Version
You shall not rule over him with rigor; but shall fear your God.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.

A Faithful Version
You shall not rule over him with rigor, but shall fear your God.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; and thou shalt fear thy God.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Thou shalt not rule ouer him cruelly, but shalt feare thy God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Thou shalt not rule ouer hym cruelly, but shalt feare thy God.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And thou shalt not raigne ouer them with crueltie, but shalt feare thy God.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Se therfore that thou reigne not ouer him cruelly but feare thi God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
you do not rule over him with rigor, and you have been afraid of your God.

Young's Literal Translation
thou rulest not over him with rigour, and thou hast been afraid of thy God.

Smith's Literal Translation
Thou shalt not rule over him with crushing, and thou shalt be afraid of thy God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Afflict him not by might, but fear thy God.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Do not afflict him by power, but be fearful of your God.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And you shall not force him into hard service, and be in awe of your God.

Lamsa Bible
You shall not compel them to do hard work; but shall fear your God.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt not oppress him with labour, and shalt fear the Lord thy God.









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