Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also himself shall cry, and shall not be heard.

New American Standard Bible

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.

King James Version

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Holman Bible

The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor will himself also call out and not be answered.

International Standard Version

Whoever refuses to hear the cry of the poor will also cry himself, but he won't be answered.

A Conservative Version

He who stops his ears at the cry of a poor man, he also shall cry, but shall not be heard.

American Standard Version

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, He also shall cry, but shall not be heard.

Amplified

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor will cry out himself and not be heard.

Bible in Basic English

He whose ears are stopped at the cry of the poor, will himself get no answer to his cry for help.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself but shall not be heard.

Julia Smith Translation

He stopping his ear from the cry of the poor one also himself shall call and shall not be answered.

King James 2000

Whosoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who closes his ear from the cry of the poor, he also will cry out and not be heard.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso stoppeth his ear at the crying of the poor; he shall cry himself and not be heard.

NET Bible

The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and will not be answered.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.

The Emphasized Bible

He that shutteth his ear from the cry of the poor, even he, shall call, and not be answered.

Webster

Whoever stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

World English Bible

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is shutting his ear from the cry of the poor, He also doth cry, and is not answered.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אטם 
'atam 
Usage: 8

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

at the cry
זעקה זעק 
Za`aq 
Usage: 18

of the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

12 One that is righteous wisely considereth the house of the wicked: he overthroweth the wicked to their ruin. 13 Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also himself shall cry, and shall not be heard. 14 A gift in secret pacifieth anger; and a present in the bosom, vehement fury.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be amongst you a poor man, any one of thy brethren in one of thy gates, in thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy brother in need;

Nehemiah 5:1-5

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Nehemiah 5:13

Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house and from his earnings, that performeth not this promise: even thus be he shaken out and emptied! And all the congregation said, Amen! And they praised Jehovah. And the people did according to this promise.

Psalm 18:41

They cried, and there was none to save; unto Jehovah, and he answered them not.

Psalm 58:4

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder which stoppeth her ear;

Proverbs 1:28

then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.

Proverbs 28:27

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; but he that withdraweth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Isaiah 1:15-17

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 58:6-9

Is not this the fast which I have chosen: to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the thongs of the yoke, and to send forth free the crushed, and that ye break every yoke?

Jeremiah 34:16-17

but ye have turned and profaned my name, and caused every man his bondman, and every man his bondmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and ye have brought them into subjection, to be unto you for bondmen and for bondmaids.

Zechariah 7:9-13

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew loving-kindness and mercies one to another,

Matthew 6:14

For if ye forgive men their offences, your heavenly Father also will forgive you yours,

Matthew 7:2

for with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you.

Matthew 18:30-35

But he would not, but went away and cast him into prison, until he should pay what was owing.

Matthew 25:41-46

Then shall he say also to those on the left, Go from me, cursed, into eternal fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

Luke 13:25

From the time that the master of the house shall have risen up and shall have shut the door, and ye shall begin to stand without and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, open to us; and he answering shall say to you, I know you not whence ye are:

Acts 7:57

And they cried out with a loud voice, and held their ears, and rushed upon him with one accord;

James 2:13-16

for judgment will be without mercy to him that has shewn no mercy. Mercy glories over judgment.

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