Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

His sons shall seek the favor of the poor, and his hands shall give back his wealth.

New American Standard Bible

“His sons favor the poor,
And his hands give back his wealth.

King James Version

His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.

Holman Bible

His children will beg from the poor,
for his own hands must give back his wealth.

International Standard Version

His sons will make amends to the poor; their hands will return his wealth.

American Standard Version

His children shall seek the favor of the poor, And his hands shall give back his wealth.

Amplified


“His sons favor the poor [and pay his obligations],
And his hands give back his [ill-gotten] wealth.

Bible in Basic English

His children are hoping that the poor will be kind to them, and his hands give back his wealth.

Darby Translation

His children shall seek the favour of the poor, and his hands restore his wealth.

Julia Smith Translation

The weak shall break his sons, and his hands shall turn back his wealth.

King James 2000

His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His children will seek favors from [the] poor, and his hands will return his wealth.

Modern King James verseion

His sons shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore his wealth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"His children shall be fain to agree with the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.

NET Bible

His sons must recompense the poor; his own hands must return his wealth.

New Heart English Bible

His children shall seek the favor of the poor. His hands shall give back his wealth.

The Emphasized Bible

His children, shall seek the favour of the poor, and, his own hand, shall give back his wealth.

Webster

His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.

World English Bible

His children shall seek the favor of the poor. His hands shall give back his wealth.

Youngs Literal Translation

His sons do the poor oppress, And his hands give back his wealth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

and his hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

American

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

9 The eye which saw him shall see him no more, neither shall his place any more behold him. 10 His sons shall seek the favor of the poor, and his hands shall give back his wealth. 11 His bones are full of his youth, but it shall lie down with him in the dust.



Cross References

Job 20:18

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.

Exodus 9:2

For if thou refuse to let them go, and will still hold them,

Exodus 12:36

And LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have what they asked. And they despoiled the Egyptians.

Exodus 22:1

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Exodus 22:3

If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be bloodguiltiness for him. [A thief] shall make restitution. If he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.

2 Samuel 12:6

And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.

Job 5:4

His sons are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,

Job 27:16-17

Though he heaps up silver as the dust, and prepares raiment as the clay,

Psalm 109:10

Let his sons be vagabonds, and beg, and let them seek out of their desolate places.

Proverbs 6:31

Yet if he is found, he shall restore sevenfold. He shall give all the substance of his house.

Proverbs 28:3

A needy man who oppresses the poor is a sweeping rain which leaves no food.

Luke 19:8

And having stood, Zacchaeus said to the Lord, Behold, half of the things possessed by me, Lord, I give to the poor. And if I defrauded any man of anything, I repay fourfold.

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