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Psalms 94:6

    Psalms 94:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They slay the widow and the sojourner, And murder the fatherless.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    They put to death the widow and the guest, they take the lives of children who have no father;

    Webster's Revision

    They slay the widow and the sojourner, And murder the fatherless.

    World English Bible

    They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 94:6

    They slay the widow - Nebuchadnezzar carried on his wars with great cruelty. He carried fire and sword every where; spared neither age, sex, nor condition. The widow, the orphan, and the stranger, persons in the most desolate condition of life, were not distinguished from others by his ruthless sword.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 94:6

    They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless - To do this is everywhere represented as a special crime, and as especially offensive to God from the fact that these classes are naturally feeble and unprotected. See the notes at Isaiah 1:17; Psalm 68:5; Psalm 82:3.