Job 24:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Some remove the landmarks; They seize and devour flocks.

King James Version

Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, and feed thereof.

Holman Bible

The wicked displace boundary markers. They steal a flock and provide pasture for [it].

International Standard Version

They move boundary stones, steal flocks, and pasture them.

A Conservative Version

There are [men] who remove the landmarks. They take away flocks violently, and feed them.

American Standard Version

There are that remove the landmarks; They violently take away flocks, and feed them.

Amplified

Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks and pasture them [appropriating land and flocks openly].

Bible in Basic English

The landmarks are changed by evil men, they violently take away flocks, together with their keepers.

Darby Translation

They remove the landmarks; they violently take away the flocks and pasture them;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks and feed thereof.

Julia Smith Translation

They will remove the bound; they will strip off the flock, and they will feed.

King James 2000

Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, and feed on them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They remove border [stones]; they seize flocks, and they pasture [them].

Modern King James verseion

They remove the landmarks; they seize flocks and feed them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For some men there be, that remove other men's landmarks; that rob them of their cattle, and keep the same for their own;

NET Bible

Men move boundary stones; they seize the flock and pasture them.

New Heart English Bible

There are people who remove the landmarks. They violently take away flocks, and feed them.

New simplified Bible

The wicked remove landmarks. They seize flocks and pasture them.

The Emphasized Bible

Boundaries, men move back, flocks, they seize and consume;

Webster

Some remove the landmarks: they violently take away flocks, and their feed.

World English Bible

There are people who remove the landmarks. They violently take away flocks, and feed them.

Youngs Literal Translation

The borders they reach, A drove they have taken violently away, Yea, they do evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׂג 
Nasag 
Usage: 50

the landmarks
גּבלה גּבוּלה 
G@buwlah 
Usage: 10

גּזל 
Gazal 
Usage: 30

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

and feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

1 "Why are times not stored up by the Almighty, And why do those who know Him not see His days? 2 "Some remove the landmarks; They seize and devour flocks. 3 "They drive away the donkeys of the orphans; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:14

"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.

Deuteronomy 27:17

'Cursed is he who moves his neighbor's boundary mark.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Proverbs 23:10

Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,

Job 1:15

and the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."

Job 1:17

While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three bands and made a raid on the camels and took them and slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."

Job 5:5

"His harvest the hungry devour And take it to a place of thorns, And the schemer is eager for their wealth.

Proverbs 22:28

Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.

Hosea 5:10

The princes of Judah have become like those who move a boundary; On them I will pour out My wrath like water.

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