Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He oppressing the poor reproached him making him: and he honoring him compassionated the needy.

New American Standard Bible

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker,
But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

King James Version

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.

Holman Bible

The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,
but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.

International Standard Version

Whoever oppresses the poor defies their Creator, but whoever is kind to the needy honors them.

A Conservative Version

He who oppresses a poor man reproaches his maker, but he who has mercy on a needy man honors him.

American Standard Version

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; But he that hath mercy on the needy honoreth him.

Amplified


He who oppresses the poor taunts and insults his Maker,
But he who is kind and merciful and gracious to the needy honors Him.

Bible in Basic English

He who is hard on the poor puts shame on his Maker; but he who has mercy on those who are in need gives him honour.

Darby Translation

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.

King James 2000

He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors him has mercy on the poor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who oppresses the poor insults him who made him, but he who has mercy on the poor honors him.

Modern King James verseion

He who presses the poor curses his Maker, but he who honors Him has mercy upon the poor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that doth a poor man wrong, blasphemeth his maker; but whoso hath pity of the poor, doth honour unto God.

NET Bible

The one who oppresses the poor insults his Creator, but whoever shows favor to the needy honors him.

New Heart English Bible

He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.

The Emphasized Bible

The oppressor of the poor, hath reproached his Maker, but he that sheweth favour to the needy, is one who, holdeth Him in honour.

Webster

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoreth him hath mercy on the poor.

World English Bible

He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.

Youngs Literal Translation

An oppressor of the poor reproacheth his Maker, And whoso is honouring Him Is favouring the needy.

Interlinear

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

but he that honoureth
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

References

American

Easton

Prayers for Proverbs 14:31

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

30 A heart of healing, the life of the flesh: and jealousy the rottenness of the bones. 31 He oppressing the poor reproached him making him: and he honoring him compassionated the needy. 32 The unjust one shall be driven away in his evil: and the just one trusted in his death.



Cross References

Proverbs 17:5

He mocking to the poor one reproached him making him: and he rejoicing at misfortune shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and poor one met together: Jehovah made them all.

Proverbs 19:17

He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

Job 31:13-16

If I shall despise the judgment of my servant and my maid in their contending with me;

Psalm 12:5

From the oppression of the poor, from the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, Jehovah will say; I will set with salvation, he will puff at him.

Proverbs 14:21

He despising to his neighbor, sins: and he compassionating the poor, he is happy.

Proverbs 22:16

He oppressing the poor one to increase for himself, he gave to the rich; also to want

Proverbs 22:22-23

Thou shalt not strip the poor because he is poor: and thou shalt not crush the humble in the gate.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou shalt see the oppression of the poor one, and the spoiling of judgment and justice in a province, thou shalt not wonder at the inclination: for the high one above the high one is watching, and the high ones over them.

Matthew 25:40-46

And the king having answered, will say to them, Trull I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did to one of the least of my brethren, ye did to me.

John 12:8

For the poor have ye always with you;and me ye have not always.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

But as ye abound in everything, in faith, and in word, and in knowledge, and in all care, and in love from you to us, that also ye abound in this grace.

1 John 3:17-21

And whoever has the life of the world, and sees his brother having need, and should shut up his bowels from him, how remains the love of God in him?

1 John 4:21

And this command have we from him, That he loving God love his brother also.

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