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Deuteronomy 24:17

    Deuteronomy 24:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou shalt 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 wrest the justice due to the sojourner, or to the fatherless, nor take the widow's raiment to 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.

    Barnes' Notes 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 Notes 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.