Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge.

King James Version

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.

Holman Bible

The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast;
the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.

International Standard Version

"The fatherless are torn from the breast; the poor are taken away as security for a loan.

A Conservative Version

There are [men] who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,

American Standard Version

There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge of the poor;

Amplified

[The violent men whose wickedness seems unnoticed] pluck the fatherless infants from the breast [to sell or make them slaves], and take [the clothing on] the poor for a pledge,

Bible in Basic English

The child without a father is forced from its mother's breast, and they take the young children of the poor for debt.

Darby Translation

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They pluck the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge of the poor.

Julia Smith Translation

They will strip the orphan from the breast, and take a pledge for the poor.

King James 2000

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge from the poor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"They snatch [the] orphan from [the] breast, and they take a pledge against [the] needy.

Modern King James verseion

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge from the poor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They spoil the sucking fatherless children, and put the poor in prison,

NET Bible

The fatherless child is snatched from the breast, the infant of the poor is taken as a pledge.

New Heart English Bible

There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,

The Emphasized Bible

Men tear, from the breast, the fatherless, and, over the poor, they take a pledge;

Webster

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.

World English Bible

There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,

Youngs Literal Translation

They take violently away From the breast the orphan, And on the poor they lay a pledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּזל 
Gazal 
Usage: 30

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

from the breast
שׁד שׁד 
Shad 
Usage: 24

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

8 "They are wet with the mountain rains And hug the rock for want of a shelter. 9 "Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge. 10 "They cause the poor to go about naked without clothing, And they take away the sheaves from the hungry.


Cross References

2 Kings 4:1

Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves."

Nehemiah 5:5

"Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our children like their children Yet behold, we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters are forced into bondage already, and we are helpless because our fields and vineyards belong to others."

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