Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“The murderer arises at dawn;
He kills the poor and the needy,
And at night he is as a thief.

King James Version

The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Holman Bible

The murderer rises at dawn
to kill the poor and needy,
and by night he becomes a thief.

International Standard Version

The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night, he is like a thief.

A Conservative Version

The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. And in the night he is as a thief.

American Standard Version

The murderer riseth with the light; He killeth the poor and needy; And in the night he is as a thief.

Amplified


“The murderer rises at dawn;
He kills the poor and the needy,
And at night he becomes a thief.

Bible in Basic English

He who is purposing death gets up before day, so that he may put to death the poor and those in need.

Darby Translation

The murderer riseth with the light, killeth the afflicted and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Julia Smith Translation

The murderer will rise by light; he will kill the poor and needy; and in the night he will be as a thief.

King James 2000

The murderer rising with the light kills the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{At dusk} the murderer rises; he kills [the] needy and [the] poor, and in the night he is like a thief.

Modern King James verseion

The murderer rising with the light kills the poor and needy, and in the night he is a thief.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Timely in the morning do they arise, to murder the simple and poor, and in the night they go a stealing.

NET Bible

Before daybreak the murderer rises up; he kills the poor and the needy; in the night he is like a thief.

New Heart English Bible

The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. In the night he is like a thief.

The Emphasized Bible

With the light, riseth the murderer, He slayeth the poor and needy, And, in the night, he becometh like a thief.

Webster

The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

World English Bible

The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. In the night he is like a thief.

Youngs Literal Translation

At the light doth the murderer rise, He doth slay the poor and needy, And in the night he is as a thief.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

קטל 
Qatal 
Usage: 3

the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

and needy
H34
אביון 
'ebyown 
Usage: 61

and in the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

13 Others have been with those who rebel against the light;
They do not want to know its ways
Nor abide in its paths.
14 “The murderer arises at dawn;
He kills the poor and the needy,
And at night he is as a thief.
15 “The eye of the adulterer waits for the twilight,
Saying, ‘No eye will see me.’
And he disguises his face.


Cross References

2 Samuel 11:14-17

Now in the morning David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it by the hand of Uriah.

Psalm 10:8-10

He sits in the lurking places of the villages;
In the hiding places he kills the innocent;
His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who scheme iniquity,
Who work out evil on their beds!
When morning comes, they do it,
For it is in the power of their hands.

Luke 12:39

But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Ephesians 5:7-11

Therefore do not be partakers with them;

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

Revelation 3:3

So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent. Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.

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