Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 25

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Deuteronomy 25:1
JPS 25:1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, and the judges judge them, by justifying the righteous, and condemning the wicked,
ONK 25:1 If there be (a case for) judgment between men, let them bring it to the judges, that they may adjudicate; and they shall justify the innocent, and condemn the guilty.
PAL 25:1 If there be a controversy between two men, then they shall come to the judges, and they shall judge them, and give the decision (or outweighing of) righteousness to the innocent, and of condemnation to the guilty.
     
 
Deuteronomy 25:2
JPS 25:2 then it shall be, if the wicked man deserve to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to the measure of his wickedness, by number.
ONK 25:2 And if the guilty be condemned to be scourged, the judge shall cause him to lie down, and have him scourged before him (with stripes), in number according to the measure of his guilt.
PAL 25:2 And if the wicked deserve stripes, the judge shall make him lie down, and they shall scourge him in his presence by his judgment, according to the measure of his guilt.
JER 25:2 And if it be needful to scourge the guilty, the judge shall make him lie down, and they shall smite him in his presence, according to the measure of his guilt, by number.
 
Deuteronomy 25:3
JPS 25:3 Forty stripes he may give him, he shall not exceed; lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then thy brother should be dishonoured before thine eyes.
ONK 25:3 Forty (times) he may smite him, not more, lest he should go on to smite him above these with many stripes, and thy brother be made vile in thy eyes.
PAL 25:3 Forty (stripes) may be laid upon him, but with one less shall he be beaten, (the full number) shall not be completed, lest he should add to smite him beyond those thirty and nine, exorbitantly, and he be in danger; and that thy brother may not be made despicable in thy sight.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:4
JPS 25:4 Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.
ONK 25:4 Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox while he treadeth out (the corn).
PAL 25:4 You shall not muzzle the mouth of the ox in the time of his treading out; nor the wife of the (deceased) brother, who would be mated with one smitten with an ulcer, and who is poorly related,(38) shalt thou tie up with him.
JER 25:4 Sons of Israel, My people, you shall not muzzle the ox in the hour of his treading;
 
Deuteronomy 25:5
JPS 25:5 If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not be married abroad unto one not of his kin; her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother unto her.
ONK 25:5 If brothers dwell together, and one of them die, having no son, the wife of the deceased shall not marry another man without; her husband's brother shall go to her, and take her to him to wife, and marry her for his brother.
PAL 25:5 When brethren from the (same) father inhabit this world at the same time, and have the same inheritance, the wife of one of them, who may have died, shall not go forth into the street to marry a stranger; her brother-in-law shall go to her, and take her to wife, and become her husband.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:6
JPS 25:6 And it shall be, that the first-born that she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother that is dead, that his name be not blotted out of Israel.
ONK 25:6 And the first-born that she beareth shall keep up the name of his deceased brother, that his name be not blotted out from Israel.
PAL 25:6 And the first-born whom she beareth shall stand in the inheritance in the name of the deceased brother, that his name may not be blotted out from Israel.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:7
JPS 25:7 And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate unto the elders, and say: 'My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband's brother unto me.'
ONK 25:7 But should the man be unwilling to take the wife of his brother, his brother's wife shall go up to the gate of the house of judgment, and say before the elders, My husband's brother refuseth to keep up a name to his brother in Israel; he is not willing to marry me.
PAL 25:7 But if the man be not willing to take his sister-in-law, then shall his sister-in-law go up to the gate of the beth din before five of the sages, three of whom shall be judges and two of them witnesses, and let her say before them in the holy language: My husband's brother refuseth to keep up the name of his brother in Israel, he not being willing to marry me.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:8
JPS 25:8 Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him; and if he stand, and say: 'I like not to take her';
ONK 25:8 Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak with him; and if he rise up and say, It is not my pleasure to take her;
PAL 25:8 And the elders of his city shall call him and speak with him, with true counsel; and he may rise up in the house of justice, and say in the holy tongue, I am not willing to take her.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:9
JPS 25:9 then shall his brother's wife draw nigh unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say: 'So shall it be done unto the man that doth not build up his brother's house.'
ONK 25:9 then shall his brother's wife approach him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and answer, and say, Thus let it be done to the man who will not build up the house of his brother.
PAL 25:9 Then shall his sister-in-law come to him before the sages, and there shall be a shoe upon the foot of the brother-in-law, a heeled sandal whose lachets are tied, the latchets at the opening of the sandal being fastened; and he shall stamp on the ground with his foot; and the woman shall arise and untie the latchet, and draw off the sandal from his foot, and afterward spit before him, as much spittle as may be seen by the sages, and shall answer and say, So is it fit to be done to the man who would not build up the house of his brother.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:10
JPS 25:10 And his name shall be called in Israel The house of him that had his shoe loosed.
ONK 25:10 And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of the loosed shoe.
PAL 25:10 And all who are standing there shall exclaim against him, and call his name in Israel the House of the Unshod.
JER 25:10 And his name in Israel shall be called the House of him whose shoe was loosed, and who made void the law of Yeboom.(39)
 
Deuteronomy 25:11
JPS 25:11 When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets;
ONK 25:11 If men strive together, a man and his brother, and the wife of one (of them) come nigh to save her husband from the hand of him who smiteth him, and put forth her hand and seize the place of his shame,
PAL 25:11 While men are striving together, if the wife of one of them approach to rescue her husband from the hand of him who smiteth him, and putting forth her hand layeth hold of the place of his shame
JER 25:11 If she put forth her hand, and lay hold by the place of his shame.
 
Deuteronomy 25:12
JPS 25:12 then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall have no pity.
ONK 25:12 then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall have no pity on her.
PAL 25:12 you shall cut off her hand; your eyes shall not pity.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:13
JPS 25:13 Thou shalt not have in thy bag diverse weights, a great and a small.
ONK 25:13 Thou shalt not, have in thy bag weight and weight, great and small.
PAL 25:13 You shall not have in your bag weights that are deceitful; great weights to buy with, and less weights to sell with.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:14
JPS 25:14 Thou shalt not have in thy house diverse measures, a great and a small.
ONK 25:14 Thou shalt not have in thy house measure and measure, great and small:
PAL 25:14 Nor shall you have in your houses measures that deceive; great measures to buy with, and less measures to sell with.
JER 25:14 You shall not have in your houses measures and measures; great ones for buying with, and small ones to sell with.
 
Deuteronomy 25:15
JPS 25:15 A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have; that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
ONK 25:15 perfect weights and true shalt thou have, perfect measures and true shalt thou have, that thy days may be prolonged upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee:
PAL 25:15 Perfect weights and true balances shalt thou have, perfect measures and scales that are true shall be yours, that your days may be multiplied on the land which the Lord your God giveth you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:16
JPS 25:16 For all that do such things, even all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
ONK 25:16 for every one who doeth these things, every one who acteth falsely, is an abomination before the Lord thy God.
PAL 25:16 For whosoever committeth these frauds, every one who acteth falsely in trade, is an abomination before the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:17
JPS 25:17 Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way as ye came forth out of Egypt;
ONK 25:17 Remember what Amalek did to thee in the way, when thou camest up out of Mizraim;
PAL 25:17 Keep in mind what the house of Amalek did unto you in the way, on your coming up out of Mizraim;
 
 
Deuteronomy 25:18
JPS 25:18 how he met thee by the way, and smote the hindmost of thee, all that were enfeebled in thy rear, when thou wast faint and weary; and he feared not God.
ONK 25:18 how he overtook thee in the way, and slew of thee all who were following behind thee(37) when thou wast faint and weary;(38) and he was not afraid before the Lord.
PAL 25:18 how they overtook you in the way, and slew every one of those among you who were thinking to go aside from My Word; the men of the tribe of the house of Dan, in whose hands were idols (or things of strange worship), and the clouds overcast them, and they of the house of Amalek took them and mutilated them, and they were cast up: but you, house of Israel, were faint and weary from great servitude of the Mizraee, and the terrors of the waves of the sea through the midst of which you had passed. Nor were the house of Amalek afraid before the Lord.
JER 25:18 Who overtook you in the way, and slew among you those who were thinking to desist from My Word, the cloud overcast him, and they of the house of Amalek took him and slew him. But you, people of the sons of Israel, were weary and faint; nor were they of the house of Amalek afraid before the Lord.
 
Deuteronomy 25:19
JPS 25:19 Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it, that thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; thou shalt not forget.
ONK 25:19 Therefore when the Lord thy God shall have given thee rest from all thy enemies round about, in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee for a possession to inherit, thou shalt blot out the memory of Amalek from under the heavens: thou shalt not be forgetful.
PAL 25:19 Therefore, when the Lord hath given you rest from all your enemies round about in the land that the Lord your God giveth you to inherit for a possession, you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under the heavens; but of the days of the King Meshiha you shall not be unmindful.
 
 
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