Proverbs 29:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.

King James Version

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

Holman Bible

The righteous person knows the rights of the poor, but the wicked one does not understand these concerns.

International Standard Version

The righteous person is concerned about the poor; but the wicked don't understand what they need to know.

A Conservative Version

A righteous man takes knowledge of the cause of the poor. A wicked man has no [such] understanding to know.

American Standard Version

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; The wicked hath not understanding to know it .

Amplified

The [consistently] righteous man knows and cares for the rights of the poor, but the wicked man has no interest in such knowledge.

Bible in Basic English

The upright man gives attention to the cause of the poor: the evil-doer gives no thought to it.

Darby Translation

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteous considers the cause of the poor, but the wicked does not understand wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

The just one knew the judgment of the poor: the unjust one will not understand knowledge.

King James 2000

The righteous considers the cause of the poor: but the wicked regards not such knowledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] righteous knows [the] case of the poor, but [the] wicked does not understand knowledge.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous knows the plea of the poor; the wicked cares not to know it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor, but the ungodly regardeth no understanding.

NET Bible

The righteous person cares for the legal rights of the poor; the wicked does not understand such knowledge.

New Heart English Bible

The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.

New simplified Bible

The righteous considers the cause of the poor. The wicked do not get to know it.

The Emphasized Bible

The righteous doth acknowledge the plea of the poor, but, the lawless, regardeth not knowledge.

Webster

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

World English Bible

The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous knoweth the plea of the poor, The wicked understandeth not knowledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

the cause
דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

of the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

but the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

not to know
דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

All About Life

6 By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices. 7 The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern. 8 Scorners set a city aflame, But wise men turn away anger.



Cross References

Job 29:16

"I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.

Psalm 41:1

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

1 Samuel 25:9-11

When David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David's name; then they waited.

Job 31:13

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,

Job 31:21

If I have lifted up my hand against the orphan, Because I saw I had support in the gate,

Psalm 31:7

I will rejoice and be glad in Your lovingkindness, Because You have seen my affliction; You have known the troubles of my soul,

Proverbs 21:13

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.

Proverbs 31:8-9

Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

Jeremiah 5:28

'They are fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

Jeremiah 22:15-17

"Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him.

Ezekiel 22:7

"They have treated father and mother lightly within you The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged in you.

Ezekiel 22:29-31

"The people of the land have practiced oppression and committed robbery, and they have wronged the poor and needy and have oppressed the sojourner without justice.

Micah 3:1-4

And I said, "Hear now, heads of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel Is it not for you to know justice?

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.



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