Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 with the light; he kills the poor and the needy, and in the night he becomes as 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The murderer rises with the light, kills the poor and the 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.

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 They, have become rebels against the light, - they are not acquainted with the ways thereof, neither abide they in the paths thereof. 14 With the light, riseth the murderer, He slayeth the poor and needy, And, in the night, he becometh like a thief. 15 And, the eye of the adulterer, watcheth for the evening twilight, saying, Not an eye will see me! A covering for the face, he putteth on;


Cross References

2 Samuel 11:14-17

And so it was, in the morning, that David wrote a letter unto Joab, - and sent it by the hand of Uriah;

Psalm 10:8-10

He abideth in the lurking-place of villages, In the hiding-places, he murdereth the innocent, - His eyes, for the unfortunate, are on the watch:

Micah 2:1-2

Alas for them who devise iniquity and work wickedness upon their beds, - in the light of the morning, they will execute it, for it is in the power of their hand.

Luke 12:39

But, of this, be taking note - Had the householder known, in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not suffered his house, to be digged through.

Ephesians 5:7-11

Do not, then, become co-partners with them;

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For, ye yourselves, perfectly well know - that, the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so, cometh;

Revelation 3:3

Remember, therefore, how thou hast received, and didst hear, and keep it and repent. If then thou shall not watch, I will have come as a thief, and in nowise shalt thou get to know, during what sort of hour, I will have come upon thee.

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