Parallel Verses

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:

King James 2000

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw I had 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 loins have not thanked me, And if he has not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep, 21 If I have lifted up my hand against the orphan, Because I saw I had support in the gate, 22 Let my shoulder fall from the socket, And my arm be broken off at the elbow.


Cross References

Job 22:9

"You have sent widows away empty, And the strength of the orphans has been crushed.

Job 29:12

Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper.

Job 6:27

"You would even cast lots for the orphans And barter over your friend.

Job 24:9

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

Proverbs 23:10-11

Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,

Jeremiah 5:28

'They are fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

Ezekiel 22:7

"They have treated father and mother lightly within you The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged in you.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe, And a great man speaks the desire of his soul; So they weave it together.

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