Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate.

New American Standard Bible

Do not rob the poor because he is poor,
Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

King James Version

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Holman Bible

Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,
and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate,

International Standard Version

Don't rob the poor person because he is poor, and don't crush the helpless in court,

American Standard Version

Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Amplified


Do not rob the poor because he is poor [and defenseless],
Nor crush the afflicted [by legal proceedings] at the gate [where the city court is held],

Bible in Basic English

Do not take away the property of the poor man because he is poor, or be cruel to the crushed ones when they come before the judge:

Darby Translation

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, and do not crush the afflicted at the gate;

Modern King James verseion

Do not rob the poor, because he is poor; nor press down the afflicted in the gate;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that thou rob not the poor because he is weak, and oppress not the simple in judgment;

NET Bible

Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,

New Heart English Bible

Do not exploit the poor, because he is poor; and do not crush the needy in court;

The Emphasized Bible

Do not rob the poor, because he is poor, neither crush thou the oppressed in the gate;

Webster

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

World English Bible

Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;

Youngs Literal Translation

Rob not the poor because he is poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Rob
גּזל 
Gazal 
Usage: 30

not the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

because he is poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

the afflicted
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

21 to make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, that thou may carry back words of truth to those who send thee? 22 Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate. 23 For LORD will plead their cause, and despoil of life those who despoil them.



Cross References

Exodus 23:6

Thou shall not distort the justice [due] to thy poor in his case.

Zechariah 7:10

And do not oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor man. And let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.

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 who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses a poor man to his increase, [and] he who gives to a rich man, [comes] only to want.

Job 31:16

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Job 31:21

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,

Job 29:12-16

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

Job 29:12-11

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

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery. Yea, they have vexed the poor and needy man, and have oppressed the sojourner wrongfully.

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