Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Why will ye crush my people and grind the faces of the poor? says the Lord Jehovah of armies.

New American Standard Bible

“What do you mean by crushing My people
And grinding the face of the poor?”
Declares the Lord God of hosts.

King James Version

What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

Holman Bible

Why do you crush My people
and grind the faces of the poor?”
This is the declaration
of the Lord God of Hosts.

International Standard Version

How dare you crush my people as you grind down the face of the poor?" declares the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies.

A Conservative Version

What do ye mean that ye crush my people, and grind the face of the poor? says the Lord, LORD of hosts.

American Standard Version

what mean ye that ye crush my people, and grind the face of the poor? saith the Lord, Jehovah of hosts.

Amplified


“What do you mean by crushing My people
And grinding the face of the poor?”
Declares the Lord God of hosts.

Bible in Basic English

By what right are you crushing my people, and putting a bitter yoke on the necks of the poor? This is the word of the Lord, the Lord of armies.

Darby Translation

What mean ye that ye crush my people, and grind the faces of the afflicted? saith the Lord, Jehovah of hosts.

King James 2000

What do you mean that you beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? says the Lord GOD of hosts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Why} do you crush my people and grind [the] face of [the] poor?" {declares} the Lord Yahweh of hosts.

Modern King James verseion

What do you mean? You crush My people and grind the faces of the poor? says the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore do ye oppress my people, and mar the faces of the innocents?" Thus shall the LORD God of Hosts revile them.

NET Bible

Why do you crush my people and grind the faces of the poor?" The sovereign Lord who commands armies has spoken.

New Heart English Bible

What do you mean that you crush my people, and grind the face of the poor?" says the Lord, the LORD of hosts.

The Emphasized Bible

What right have ye to crush my people, And the faces of the oppressed, to grind? Demandeth My Lord Yahweh of hosts - And Yahweh saith -

Webster

What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

World English Bible

What do you mean that you crush my people, and grind the face of the poor?" says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.

Youngs Literal Translation

What -- to you? ye bruise My people, And the faces of the poor ye grind.' An affirmation of the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, And Jehovah saith:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
What mean ye that ye beat
דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

to pieces
דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

and grind
טחן 
Tachan 
Usage: 8

the faces
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Leaders Of Judah And Jerusalem

14 Jehovah will go into judgment with the old men of his people and his chiefs: and ye burnt up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses. 15 Why will ye crush my people and grind the faces of the poor? says the Lord Jehovah of armies. 16 And Jehovah will say, Because the daughters of Zion were lifted up, and they will go extending the neck and ogling their eyes, going and tripping their going, and binding back their feet:



Cross References

Psalm 94:5

They will break in pieces thy people, O Jehovah, and they will afflict thine inheritance.

Exodus 5:14

And the scribes of the sons of Israel will be beaten, which Pharaoh's urgers on set over them, saying, Wherefore did ye not complete your allowance of brick as yesterday and the third day, also yesterday, also this day?

Isaiah 58:4

behold, for contention and strife ye will fast, and to strike with the fist of injustice: ye shall not fast as today to cause your voice to be heard on high.

Ezekiel 18:2

What to you making use of this parable upon the land of Israel, saying, The fathers will eat sour grapes and the sons' teeth will be blunted?

Amos 2:6-7

Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn it back, for their selling the just one for silver and the needy for shoes;

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, ye, panting after the needy, to cause the humble of the, land to cease.

Jonah 1:6

And the chief sailor will draw near to him and say to him, What to thee, thou snoring? Arise, and call to thy God; perhaps thy God will work for us and we shall not perish.

Micah 3:2-3

Hating the good and loving the evil; plucking off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones.

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