Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So the helpless has hope, And unrighteousness must shut its mouth.

King James Version

So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.

Holman Bible

So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.

International Standard Version

Therefore there is hope for those who are poor, and iniquity shuts its mouth.

A Conservative Version

So a poor man has hope, and iniquity stops her mouth.

American Standard Version

So the poor hath hope, And iniquity stoppeth her mouth.

Amplified

So the poor have hope, and iniquity shuts her mouth.

Bible in Basic English

So the poor man has hope, and the mouth of the evil-doer is stopped.

Darby Translation

So the poor hath what he hopeth for, and unrighteousness stoppeth her mouth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is the hope of the poor, and iniquity closes her mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

And hope will be to the poor one, and iniquity contracted her mouth.

King James 2000

So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So there is hope for the powerless, and wickedness shuts its mouth.

Modern King James verseion

And there is hope for the weak, and injustice shuts her mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that the poor may have hope, and that the mouth of the oppressor may be stopped.

NET Bible

Thus the poor have hope, and iniquity shuts its mouth.

New Heart English Bible

So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus to the poor hath come hope, and, perversity, hath shut her mouth.

Webster

So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.

World English Bible

So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there is hope to the poor, And perverseness hath shut her mouth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

קפץ 
Qaphats 
shut, stop, shut up, take out of the way, skip
Usage: 7

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Response Continues

15 "But He saves from the sword of their mouth, And the poor from the hand of the mighty. 16 "So the helpless has hope, And unrighteousness must shut its mouth. 17 "Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.


Cross References

Psalm 107:42

The upright see it and are glad; But all unrighteousness shuts its mouth.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God; Everyone who swears by Him will glory, For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.

Exodus 11:7

'But against any of the sons of Israel a dog will not even bark, whether against man or beast, that you may understand how the LORD makes a distinction between Egypt and Israel.'

1 Samuel 2:8-9

"He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them.

Psalm 9:18

For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.

Isaiah 14:32

"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."

Zechariah 9:12

Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope; This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

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