Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall give him his hire on the day he earns it before the sun goes down, for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it; lest he cry against you to the Lord, and it be sin to you.

New American Standard Bible

"You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you.

King James Version

At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

Holman Bible

You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be held guilty.

International Standard Version

Pay his wages that same day before the sun sets, because he is poor and his livelihood depends on it. Otherwise, he may cry out to the LORD against you, and you will incur guilt."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall give him his hire in his day, neither shall the sun go down upon it, for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it, lest he cry against thee to LORD, and it be sin to thee.

American Standard Version

in his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto Jehovah, and it be sin unto thee.

Bible in Basic English

Give him his payment day by day, not keeping it back over night; for he is poor and his living is dependent on it; and if his cry against you comes to the ears of the Lord, it will be judged as sin in you.

Darby Translation

on his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and his soul yearneth after it; lest he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be a sin in thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor and with it sustains his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

Julia Smith Translation

In his day thou shalt give his hire, and the sun shall not go down upon it, for he is poor, and he lifted up his soul to it; and he will cry against thee to Jehovah, and it was sin in thee.

King James 2000

Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

On his day you shall give his wage, and the sun shall not go {down}, because [he is] poor and {his life depends on it}; [do this] so that he does not cry out against you to Yahweh, {and you incur guilt}.

Modern King James verseion

At his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down on it. For he is poor and sets his heart on it; lest he cry against you to Jehovah, and it shall be sin to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Give him his hire the same day, and let not the sun go down thereon. For he is needy and therewith sustaineth his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD and it be sin unto thee.

NET Bible

You must pay his wage that very day before the sun sets, for he is poor and his life depends on it. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty of sin.

New Heart English Bible

in his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down on it; for he is poor, and sets his heart on it: lest he cry against you to the LORD, and it be sin to you.

The Emphasized Bible

for his day, shalt thou give his hire neither shall the sun, go in upon it, for, poor, he is, and, unto it, is he lifting up his soul, - lest he cry out against thee, unto Yahweh, and it be, in thee a sin.

Webster

At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it, for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he should cry against thee to the LORD, and it be sin to thee.

World English Bible

in his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down on it; for he is poor, and sets his heart on it: lest he cry against you to Yahweh, and it be sin to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

in his day thou dost give his hire, and the sun doth not go in upon it, for he is poor, and unto it he is lifting up his soul, and he doth not cry against thee unto Jehovah, and it hath been in thee -- sin.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
At his day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

thou shalt give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׂכר 
Sakar 
Usage: 28

שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

go down

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

upon it for he is poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

and setteth
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

upon it lest he cry
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

and it be sin
חטא 
Chet' 
Usage: 33

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Consideration For People In Need

14 You shall not oppress or extort from a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is of your brethren or of your strangers and sojourners who are in your land inside your towns. 15 You shall give him his hire on the day he earns it before the sun goes down, for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it; lest he cry against you to the Lord, and it be sin to you. 16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers; only for his own sin shall anyone be put to death.



Cross References

James 5:4

[But] look! [Here are] the wages that you have withheld by fraud from the laborers who have reaped your fields, crying out [for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Leviticus 19:13

You shall not defraud or oppress your neighbor or rob him; the wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until morning.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware lest there be a base thought in your [minds and] hearts, and you say, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye be evil against your poor brother and you give him nothing, and he cry to the Lord against you, and it be sin in you.

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness and his [upper] chambers by injustice, who uses his neighbor's service without wages and does not give him his pay [for his work],

Proverbs 3:27-28

Withhold not good from those to whom it is due [its rightful owners], when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Exodus 22:23-24

If you afflict them in any way and they cry at all to Me, I will surely hear their cry;

Job 35:9

Because of the multitudes of oppressions the people cry out; they cry for help because of the violence of the mighty.

Job 31:38

For if my land has cried out against me and its furrows have complained together with tears [that I have no right to them],

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him, and He heard the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 24:4

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted himself up to falsehood or to what is false, nor sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 25:1

Unto You, O Lord, do I bring my life.

Psalm 86:4

Make me, Your servant, to rejoice, O Lord, for to You do I lift myself up.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor [being tempted by their helplessness], neither oppress the afflicted at the gate [where the city court is held],

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not the ancient landmark and enter not into the fields of the fatherless,

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah His pleasant planting [the plant of His delight]. And He looked for justice, but behold, [He saw] oppression and bloodshed; [He looked] for righteousness (for uprightness and right standing with God), but behold, [He heard] a cry [of oppression and distress]!

Matthew 20:8

When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his manager, Call the workmen and pay them their wages, beginning with the last and ending with the first.

Mark 10:19

You know the commandments: Do not kill, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not bear false witness, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.

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