Exodus 23:9 NLT

9 “You must not oppress foreigners. You know what it’s like to be a foreigner, for you yourselves were once foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Study tools for Exodus 23:9

  • a 23:15 - Hebrew appointed time in the month of Abib. This first month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of March and April.
  • b 23:16 - Or Festival of Weeks. This was later called the Festival of Pentecost (see Acts 2:1 ). It is celebrated today as Shavuot (or Shabuoth).
  • c 23:16 - Or Festival of Ingathering. This was later called the Festival of Shelters or Festival of Tabernacles (see Lev 23:33-36 ). It is celebrated today as Sukkot (or Succoth).
  • d 23:25 - As in Greek and Latin versions; Hebrew reads he.
  • e 23:28 - Often rendered the hornet. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • f 23:31 - Hebrew from the sea of reeds to the sea of the Philistines.
  • g 23:31 - Hebrew from the wilderness to the river.