Exodus 22:28
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Berean Study Bible
You must not blaspheme God or curse the ruler of your people.

Young's Literal Translation
‘God thou dost not revile, and a prince among thy people thou dost not curse.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.

You must not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

תְקַלֵּ֑ל (ṯə·qal·lêl)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7043: To be slight, swift or trifling

אֱלֹהִ֖ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

or curse
תָאֹֽר׃ (ṯā·’ōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 779: To execrate

the ruler
וְנָשִׂ֥יא (wə·nā·śî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5387: An exalted one, a king, sheik, a rising mist

of your people.
בְעַמְּךָ֖ (ḇə·‘am·mə·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock


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