Deuteronomy 24 :17

Deuteronomy 24 :17 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

You shall not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:

American King James Version (AKJV)

You shall not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:

American Standard Version (ASV)

Thou shalt not wrest the justice due to the sojourner, or to the fatherless, nor take the widow's raiment to pledge;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Be upright in judging the cause of the man from a strange country and of him who has no father; do not take a widow's clothing on account of a debt:

Webster's Revision

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless, nor take a widow's raiment for a pledge:

World English Bible

You shall not wrest the justice [due] to the foreigner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's clothing to pledge;

English Revised Version (ERV)

Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take the widow's raiment to pledge:

Definitions for Deuteronomy 24 :17

Raiment - Clothing; apparel; covering.

Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 24 :17

Barnes's Commentary on Deuteronomy 24 :17

Compare the marginal references. The motive assigned for these various acts of consideration is one and the same Deuteronomy 24:18, Deuteronomy 24:22.

Wesley's Commentary on Deuteronomy 24 :17

24:17 Raiment - Not such as she hath daily and necessary use of, as being poor. But this concerns not rich persons, nor superfluous raiment.
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