Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

New American Standard Bible

“For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor;
He has seized a house which he has not built.

King James Version

Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away an house which he builded not;

Holman Bible

For he oppressed and abandoned the poor;
he seized a house he did not build.

International Standard Version

because he has crushed and abandoned the poor; he has seized a house that he didn't build.

American Standard Version

For he hath oppressed and forsaken the poor; He hath violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

Amplified


“For he has oppressed and neglected the poor;
He has violently taken away houses which he did not build.

Bible in Basic English

Because he has been cruel to the poor, turning away from them in their trouble; because he has taken a house by force which he did not put up;

Darby Translation

For he hath oppressed, hath forsaken the poor; he hath violently taken away a house that he did not build.

Julia Smith Translation

For he oppressed, forsaking the poor; he stripped the house and he will not build it up.

King James 2000

Because he has oppressed and has forsaken the poor; because he has violently taken away a house which he built not;

Lexham Expanded Bible

for he has oppressed; he has abandoned [the] poor; he has seized a house but did not build it.

Modern King James verseion

For he pressed down and forsook the poor; he stole a house, but he had not built it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why? He hath oppressed the poor, and not helped them: houses hath he spoiled, and not builded them.

NET Bible

For he has oppressed the poor and abandoned them; he has seized a house which he did not build.

New Heart English Bible

For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

The Emphasized Bible

For he hath oppressed - hath forsaken the poor, A house, hath he seized, which he cannot rebuild.

Webster

Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away a house which he did not build.

World English Bible

For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

Youngs Literal Translation

For he oppressed -- he forsook the poor, A house he hath taken violently away, And he doth not build it.

Interlinear

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

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

References

Fausets

Context Readings

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

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. 19 For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up. 20 Because he knew no quietness within him, he shall not save any of that in which he delights.



Cross References

Job 35:9

Because of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help because of the arm of the mighty.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses a poor man reproaches his maker, but he who has mercy on a needy man honors him.

Deuteronomy 28:33

The fruit of thy ground, and all thy labors, shall a nation eat up which thou know not. And thou shall only be oppressed and crushed always,

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Here I am. Witness against me before LORD, and before his anointed: Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with i

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shall speak to him, saying, Thus says LORD, Have thou killed and also taken possession? And thou shall speak to him, saying, Thus says LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, eve

Job 18:15

There shall dwell in his tent that which is none of his. Brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

Job 21:27-28

Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices with which ye would wrong me.

Job 22:6

For thou have taken pledges from thy brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 24:2-12

There are [men] who remove the landmarks. They take away flocks violently, and feed them.

Job 31:13-22

If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,

Job 31:38-39

If my land cries out against me, and the furrows of it weep together;

Psalm 10:18

to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may no more be appalling.

Psalm 12:5

Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, says LORD. I will set him in the safety he gasps for.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou see the oppression of a poor man, and the violent wresting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter. For [a man] higher than the high is observing, and there are higher [men] than they.

Isaiah 5:7-8

For the vineyard of 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.

Lamentations 3:34

To crush under foot all the prisoners of the earth,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery. Yea, they have vexed the poor and needy man, and have oppressed the sojourner wrongfully.

Amos 4:1-3

Hear this word, ye cows of Bashan, who are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their lords, Bring, and let us drink.

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and seize them, and houses, and take them away. And they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

Micah 2:9

Ye cast out the women of my people from their pleasant houses. Ye take away my glory from their young sons forever.

James 2:6

But ye have dishonored the poor man. Do not the rich exploit you, and they themselves drag you into courts?

James 2:13

For the judgment is merciless to him who did no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 5:4

Behold the wage of the workmen who reaped your fields. The man who was defrauded by you cries out. And the outcries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of Lord of hosts.

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