Parallel Verses

Amplified

Rob not the poor [being tempted by their helplessness], neither oppress the afflicted at the gate [where the city court is held],

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,

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither destroy the destitute in judgment:

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 you know the certainty of the words of truth, that you may give a true answer to those who sent you? 22 Rob not the poor [being tempted by their helplessness], neither oppress the afflicted at the gate [where the city court is held], 23 For the Lord will plead their cause and deprive of life those who deprive [the poor or afflicted].



Cross References

Exodus 23:6

You shall not pervert the justice due to your poor in his cause.

Zechariah 7:10

And oppress not the widow or the fatherless, the temporary resident or the poor, and let none of you devise or imagine or think evil against his brother in your heart.

Malachi 3:5

Then I will draw near to you for judgment; I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against the false swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and who turn aside the temporary resident from his right and fear not Me, says the Lord of hosts.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses the poor to get gain for himself and he who gives to the rich -- "both will surely come to want.

Job 31:16

If I have withheld from the poor and needy what they desired, or have caused the eyes of the widow to look in vain [for relief],

Job 31:21

If I have lifted my hand against the fatherless when I saw [that the judges would be favorable and be] my help at the [council] gate,

Job 29:12-16

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

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not the ancient landmark and enter not into the fields of the fatherless,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression and extortion and have committed robbery; yes, they have wronged and vexed the poor and needy; yes, they have oppressed the stranger and temporary resident wrongfully.

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