Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 
ass
Usage: 96

of the fatherless
יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

the widow's
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

ox
שׁור 
Showr 
ox, bullock, cow, bull, wall
Usage: 78

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

2 They move boundary stones, steal flocks, and pasture them. 3 They drive away the orphan's donkey; they take the ox of the widow as security for a loan; 4 They push the needy off the road, and force the poor of the land into hiding.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:6

"Don't take a pair of millstones, especially the upper millstone, as collateral for a loan, because this means taking a man's livelihood.

Deuteronomy 24:10-13

"When you loan something to your neighbor, don't enter his house to seize what he offered as collateral.

Deuteronomy 24:17-21

"Don't deny justice to a foreigner or to an orphan, nor take a widow's garment as collateral for a loan.

1 Samuel 12:3

Here I am. Testify against me in the LORD's presence and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken? Who have I cheated? Who have I oppressed? Who bribed me to look the other way? I'll restore it to you."

Job 22:6-9

"After all, you've taken collateral from your relatives for no reason; you stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 31:16-17

"If I refused to grant the desire of the poor or exhausted the eyes of the widow,

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