Parallel Verses

Webster

Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away 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.

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.

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: according to his substance shall the restitution be, and he shall not rejoice in it. 19 Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away a house which he did not build. 20 Surely he shall not feel quietness in his belly, he shall not save of that which he desired.



Cross References

Job 35:9

By reason of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to cry: they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty.

Proverbs 14:31

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoreth him hath mercy on the poor.

Deuteronomy 28:33

The fruit of thy land, and all thy labors, shall be eaten by a nation which thou knowest not: and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed always:

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed; whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or from whose hand have I received any bribe to blind my eyes with it? and I will restore it you.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak to him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak to him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

Job 18:15

It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

Job 21:27-28

Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.

Job 22:6

For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother for naught, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 24:2-12

Some remove the landmarks: they violently take away flocks, and their feed.

Job 31:13-22

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

Job 31:38-39

If my land crieth against me, or its furrows likewise complain;

Psalm 10:18

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.

Psalm 12:5

For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

Proverbs 22:22-23

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

Ecclesiastes 4:1

So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perversion of judgment and justice in a province, wonder not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there are higher than they.

Isaiah 5:7-8

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 judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Lamentations 3:34

To crush under his feet all the prisoners of the earth,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have oppressed the poor and needy: yes, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.

Amos 4:1-3

Hear this word, ye heifers of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy, which say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

Micah 2:9

The women of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken away my glory for ever.

James 2:6

But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment-seats?

James 2:13

For he shall have judgment without mercy that hath shown no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.

James 5:4

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

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