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Deuteronomy 27:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Cursed [be] he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Cursed is he who dishonors his father or mother.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Cursed [be] he that setteth light by his father or his mother: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Cursed be he that slighteth his father or his mother! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Cursed, be he that holdeth in light esteem, his father or his mother. And all the people shall say—Amen.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Cursed [is] He who is making light of his father and his mother,—and all the people have said, Amen.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Cursed be he that honoureth not his father and mother: and all the people shall say: Amen.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Cursed [be] he that setteth light by his father or his mother: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Cursed is the man that dishonours his father or his mother: and all the people shall say, So be it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Cursed [be] he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Cursed 779
{0779} Prime
אָרַר
'arar
{aw-rar'}
A primitive root; to execrate.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
[be] he that setteth light 7034
{7034} Prime
קָלָה
qalah
{kaw-law'}
A primitive root; to be light (as implied in rapid motion), but figuratively only (be (causatively hold) in contempt).
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
by his father 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
or his mother. 517
{0517} Prime
אֵם
'em
{ame}
A primitive word; a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively); (like H0001).
And all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
shall say, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Amen. 543
{0543} Prime
אָמֵן
'amen
{aw-mane'}
From H0539; sure; abstractly faithfulness; adverbially truly.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 27:11-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 27:16

Light — Or, despiseth in his heart: or reproacheth or curseth, secretly: for if the fact was notorious, it was punished with death.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed [be] he that (i) setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(i) Or, condemns; and this applies to the second table.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and [that], when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them: ... And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
Exodus 20:12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Exodus 21:17 And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
Leviticus 19:3 Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I [am] the LORD your God.
Proverbs 30:11-17 [There is] a generation [that] curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother. ... The eye [that] mocketh at [his] father, and despiseth to obey [his] mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Ezekiel 22:7 In thee have they set light by father and mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow.
Matthew 15:4-6 For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death. ... And honour not his father or his mother, [he shall be free]. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.
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Ex 20:12; 21:17. Lv 19:3. Dt 21:18. Pv 30:11. Ezk 22:7. Mt 15:4.

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