Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"They drive away the donkeys of the orphans; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.

King James Version

They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Holman Bible

They drive away the donkeys [owned] by the fatherless and take the widow's ox as collateral.

International Standard Version

They drive away the orphan's donkey; they take the ox of the widow as security for a loan;

A Conservative Version

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless. They take the widow's ox for a pledge.

American Standard Version

They drive away the ass of the fatherless; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Amplified

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Bible in Basic English

They send away the ass of him who has no father, they take the widow's ox for debt.

Darby Translation

They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They drive away the ass of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Julia Smith Translation

They will lead away the ass of the orphans, and they will take for pledge, the widow's ox.

King James 2000

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They drive away [the] donkey of orphans; they take [the] widow's ox as a pledge.

Modern King James verseion

They drive away the ass of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that drive away the ass of the fatherless; that take the widow's ox for a pledge;

NET Bible

They drive away the orphan's donkey; they take the widow's ox as a pledge.

New Heart English Bible

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, and they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

The Emphasized Bible

The ass of the fatherless, they drive off, they take in pledge the ox of the widow;

Webster

They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

World English Bible

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, and they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

The ass of the fatherless they lead away, They take in pledge the ox of the widow,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נהג 
Nahag 
Usage: 31

the ass
חמר חמור 
Chamowr 
Usage: 96

of the fatherless
יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

the widow's
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

ox
שׁור 
Showr 
Usage: 78

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

2 "Some remove the landmarks; They seize and devour flocks. 3 "They drive away the donkeys of the orphans; They take the widow's ox for a pledge. 4 "They push the needy aside from the road; The poor of the land are made to hide themselves altogether.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:6

"No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:10-13

"When you make your neighbor a loan of any sort, you shall not enter his house to take his pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:17-21

"You shall not pervert the justice due an alien or an orphan, nor take a widow's garment in pledge.

1 Samuel 12:3

"Here I am; bear witness against me before the LORD and His anointed Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? I will restore it to you."

Job 22:6-9

"For you have taken pledges of your brothers without cause, And stripped men naked.

Job 31:16-17

"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,



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