Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

You shall give him his wages on the day that he earns them before the sun sets—for he is poor and is counting on it—so that he does not cry out to the Lord against you, and it becomes a sin for you.

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.

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.

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

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Watsons

Context Readings

Consideration For People In Need

14 You shall not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of your brethren, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates: 15 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. 16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.



Cross References

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, cries: and the cries of them who have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Leviticus 19:13

You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with you all night until the morning.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, 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 cries unto the LORD against you, and it be sin in you.

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him nothing for his work;

Proverbs 3:27-28

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, 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 unto me, I will surely hear their cry;

Job 35:9

Because of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to cry: they cry out because of the arm of the mighty.

Job 31:38

If my land cries against me, and its furrows likewise complain;

Job 34:28

So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he hears the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 24:4

He that has clean hands, and a pure heart; who has not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 25:1

[A Psalm of David.] Unto you, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.

Psalm 86:4

Rejoice the soul of your servant: for unto you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not the old 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 plant: and he looked for justice, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Matthew 20:8

So when evening came, the lord of the vineyard said unto his steward, Call the laborers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.

Mark 10:19

You know the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honor your father and mother.

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