Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

No doubt you would cast lots for a fatherless child
and negotiate a price to sell your friend.

International Standard Version

Indeed, you would gamble to buy an orphan; and barter to buy your friend!

A Conservative Version

Yea, ye would cast [lots] upon the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.

Amplified

Yes, you would cast lots over the fatherless and bargain away your friend.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, you are such as would give up the child of a dead man to his creditors, and would make a profit out of your friend.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye also overwhelm the fatherless and dig a pit before your friend.

Julia Smith Translation

But ye will cause the orphans to fall, and ye will dig for your friend.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even over [the] orphan you would cast the lot, and you would bargain over your friend.

Modern King James verseion

Yea, you cause anger to fall on the fatherless, and you dig a pit for your friend.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye fall upon the fatherless, and go about to overthrow your own friend.

NET Bible

Yes, you would gamble for the fatherless, and auction off your friend.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, the fatherless, ye would assail, and make merchandise of your friend!

Webster

Yes, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.

World English Bible

Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.

Youngs Literal Translation

Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

and ye dig
כּרה 
Karah 
Usage: 16

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

26 Do ye think to reprove words, Seeing that the speeches of one that is desperate are as wind? 27 Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend. 28 Now therefore be pleased to look upon me; For surely I shall not lie to your face.



Cross References

Job 22:9

Thou hast sent widows away empty, And the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 24:3

They drive away the ass of the fatherless; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Job 24:9

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

Joel 3:3

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

Nahum 3:10

Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity; her young children also were dashed in pieces at the head of all the streets; and they cast lots for her honorable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.

Exodus 22:22-24

Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.

Job 29:12

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

Job 31:17

Or have eaten my morsel alone, And the fatherless hath not eaten thereof;

Job 31:21

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

Psalm 7:15

He hath made a pit, and digged it, And is fallen into the ditch which he made.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah

Psalm 82:3

Judge the poor and fatherless: Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not the ancient landmark; And enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.

Jeremiah 18:22

Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them; for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.

Ezekiel 22:7

In thee have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the sojourner; in thee have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right , and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.

2 Peter 2:3

And in covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose sentence now from of old lingereth not, and their destruction slumbereth not.

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