Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 He gives back the ill-gotten gain without assimilating it; he will not enjoy the wealth from his commerce. 19 For he has oppressed the poor and abandoned them; he has seized a house which he did not build. 20 For he knows no satisfaction in his appetite; he does not let anything he desires escape.



Cross References

Job 35:9

"People cry out because of the excess of oppression; they cry out for help because of the power of the mighty.

Proverbs 14:31

The one who oppresses the poor insults his Creator, but whoever shows favor to the needy honors him.

Deuteronomy 28:33

As for the produce of your land and all your labor, a people you do not know will consume it, and you will be nothing but oppressed and crushed for the rest of your lives.

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Here I am. Bring a charge against me before the Lord and before his chosen king. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I taken a bribe so that I would overlook something? Tell me, and I will return it to you!"

1 Kings 21:19

Say to him, 'This is what the Lord says: "Haven't you committed murder and taken possession of the property of the deceased?"' Then say to him, 'This is what the Lord says: "In the spot where dogs licked up Naboth's blood they will also lick up your blood -- yes, yours!"'"

Job 18:15

Fire resides in his tent; over his residence burning sulfur is scattered.

Job 21:27-28

"Yes, I know what you are thinking, the schemes by which you would wrong me.

Job 22:6

"For you took pledges from your brothers for no reason, and you stripped the clothing from the naked.

Job 24:2-12

Men move boundary stones; they seize the flock and pasture them.

Job 31:13-22

"If I have disregarded the right of my male servants or my female servants when they disputed with me,

Job 31:38-39

"If my land cried out against me and all its furrows wept together,

Psalm 10:18

You defend the fatherless and oppressed, so that mere mortals may no longer terrorize them.

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the violence done to the oppressed, because of the painful cries of the needy, I will spring into action," says the Lord. "I will provide the safety they so desperately desire."

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,

Ecclesiastes 4:1

So I again considered all the oppression that continually occurs on earth. This is what I saw: The oppressed were in tears, but no one was comforting them; no one delivers them from the power of their oppressors.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the extortion of the poor, or the perversion of justice and fairness in the government, do not be astonished by the matter. For the high official is watched by a higher official, and there are higher ones over them!

Isaiah 5:7-8

Indeed Israel is the vineyard of the Lord who commands armies, the people of Judah are the cultivated place in which he took delight. He waited for justice, but look what he got -- disobedience! He waited for fairness, but look what he got -- cries for help!

Lamentations 3:34

(Lamed) To crush underfoot all the earth's prisoners,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have wronged the poor and needy; they have oppressed the foreigner who lives among them and denied them justice.

Amos 4:1-3

Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan who live on Mount Samaria! You oppress the poor; you crush the needy. You say to your husbands, "Bring us more to drink!"

Micah 2:2

They confiscate the fields they desire, and seize the houses they want. They defraud people of their homes, and deprive people of the land they have inherited.

Micah 2:9

You wrongly evict widows among my people from their cherished homes. You defraud their children of their prized inheritance.

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor! Are not the rich oppressing you and dragging you into the courts?

James 2:13

For judgment is merciless for the one who has shown no mercy. But mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 5:4

Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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