Deuteronomy 23 :25

Deuteronomy 23 :25 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

When you come into the standing corn of your neighbor, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing corn.

King James Version (KJV)

When you come into the standing corn of your neighbor, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing corn.

American Standard Version (ASV)

When thou comest into thy neighbor's standing grain, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbor's standing grain.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

When you go into your neighbour's field, you may take the heads of grain with your hand; but you may not put your blade to his grain.

Webster's Revision

When thou comest into the standing-corn of thy neighbor, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thy hand: but thou shalt not move a sickle to thy neighbor's standing-corn.

World English Bible

When you come into your neighbor's standing grain, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing grain.

English Revised Version (ERV)

When thou comest into thy neighbour's standing corn, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

Definitions for Deuteronomy 23 :25

Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 23 :25

Thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand - It was on the permission granted by this law that the disciples plucked the ears of corn, as related Matthew 12:1. This was both a considerate and humane law, and is no dishonor to the Jewish code.

Barnes' Commentary on Deuteronomy 23 :25

Wesley's Commentary on Deuteronomy 23 :25

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