Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

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 is giving back what he laboured for, And doth not consume it; As a bulwark is his exchange, and he exults not. 19 For he oppressed -- he forsook the poor, A house he hath taken violently away, And he doth not build it. 20 For he hath not known ease in his belly. With his desirable thing he delivereth not himself.



Cross References

Job 35:9

Because of the multitude of oppressions They cause to cry out, They cry because of the arm of the mighty.

Proverbs 14:31

An oppressor of the poor reproacheth his Maker, And whoso is honouring Him Is favouring the needy.

Deuteronomy 28:33

The fruit of thy ground, and all thy labour, eat up doth a people whom thou hast not known; and thou hast been only oppressed and bruised all the days;

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Lo, here am I; testify against me, over-against Jehovah, and over-against His anointed; whose ox have I taken, and whose ass have I taken, and whom have I oppressed; whom have I bruised, and of whose hand have I taken a ransom, and hide mine eyes with it? -- and I restore to you.'

1 Kings 21:19

and thou hast spoken unto him, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Hast thou murdered, and also possessed? and thou hast spoken unto him, saying, Thus said Jehovah, In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, do the dogs lick thy blood, even thine.'

Job 18:15

It dwelleth in his tent -- out of his provender, Scattered over his habitation is sulphur.

Job 21:27-28

Lo, I have known your thoughts, And the devices against me ye do wrongfully.

Job 22:6

For thou takest a pledge of thy brother for nought, And the garments of the naked Thou dost strip off.

Job 24:2-12

The borders they reach, A drove they have taken violently away, Yea, they do evil.

Job 31:13-22

If I despise the cause of my man-servant, And of my handmaid, In their contending with me,

Job 31:38-39

If against me my land doth cry out, And together its furrows weep,

Psalm 10:18

To judge the fatherless and bruised: He addeth no more to oppress -- man of the earth!

Psalm 12:5

Because of the spoiling of the poor, Because of the groaning of the needy, Now do I arise, saith Jehovah, I set in safety him who doth breathe for it.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor because he is poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.

Ecclesiastes 4:1

And I have turned, and I see all the oppressions that are done under the sun, and lo, the tear of the oppressed, and they have no comforter; and at the hand of their oppressors is power, and they have no comforter.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If oppression of the poor, and violent taking away of judgment and righteousness thou seest in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for a higher than the high is observing, and high ones are over them.

Isaiah 5:7-8

Because the vineyard of Jehovah of Hosts Is the house of Israel, And the man of Judah His pleasant plant, And He waiteth for judgment, and lo, oppression, For righteousness, and lo, a cry.

Lamentations 3:34

To bruise under one's feet any bound ones of earth,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression, And have taken plunder violently away, And humble and needy have oppressed, And the sojourner oppressed -- without judgment.

Amos 4:1-3

Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, Who are in the mountain of Samaria, Who are oppressing the poor, Who are bruising the needy, Who are saying to their lords: 'Bring in, and we do drink.'

Micah 2:2

And they have desired fields, And they have taken violently, And houses, and they have taken away, And have oppressed a man and his house, Even a man and his inheritance.

Micah 2:9

The women of My people ye cast out from its delightful house, From its sucklings ye take away My honour to the age.

James 2:6

and ye did dishonour the poor one; do not the rich oppress you and themselves draw you to judgment-seats;

James 2:13

for the judgment without kindness is to him not having done kindness, and exult doth kindness over judgment.

James 5:4

lo, the reward of the workmen, of those who in-gathered your fields, which hath been fraudulently kept back by you -- doth cry out, and the exclamations of those who did reap into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth have entered;

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