Parallel Verses

King James 2000

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw I had help in the gate:

New American Standard Bible

If I have lifted up my hand against the orphan, Because I saw I had support in the gate,

King James Version

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw my help in the gate:

Holman Bible

if I ever cast my vote against a fatherless child
when I saw that I had support in the city gate,

International Standard Version

if I've raised my hand against an orphan when I thought I would against him in court,

A Conservative Version

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,

American Standard Version

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, Because I saw my help in the gate:

Amplified

If I have lifted my hand against the fatherless when I saw [that the judges would be favorable and be] my help at the [council] gate,

Bible in Basic English

If my hand had been lifted up against him who had done no wrong, when I saw that I was supported by the judges;

Darby Translation

If I have lifted up my hand against an orphan, because I saw my help in the gate:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate;

Julia Smith Translation

If I lifted up my hand against the orphan when I shall see, my help in the gate:

Lexham Expanded Bible

if I have raised my hand against an orphan because I saw my supporters at the gate,

Modern King James verseion

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless when I watched over my help in the gate;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Did I ever lift up my hand to hurt the fatherless; yea, in the gates where I saw myself to be in authority?

NET Bible

if I have raised my hand to vote against the orphan, when I saw my support in the court,

New Heart English Bible

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,

The Emphasized Bible

If I shook - against the fatherless - my hand, when I saw, in the gate, his need of my help,

Webster

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw my help in the gate:

World English Bible

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,

Youngs Literal Translation

If I have waved at the fatherless my hand, When I see in him the gate of my court,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I have lifted up
נוּף 
Nuwph 
Usage: 37

my hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

when I saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

my help
עזרת עזרה 
`ezrah 
Usage: 26

References

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

20 If his heart has not blessed me, and if he was not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; 21 If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw I had help in the gate: 22 Then let my arm fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its socket.


Cross References

Job 22:9

You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 29:12

Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

Job 6:27

Yea, you overwhelm the fatherless, and you dig a pit for your friend.

Job 24:9

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

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they shine: yea, they pass over the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not defend.

Ezekiel 22:7

In you have they made light of father and mother: in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 7:3

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.

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