Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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:

Amplified

Rob not the poor [being tempted by their helplessness], neither oppress the afflicted 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 that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, that thou mightest answer the words of truth to those that send unto thee? 22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither destroy the destitute in judgment: 23 For the LORD will judge their cause and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.



Cross References

Exodus 23:6

Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.

Zechariah 7:10

and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.

Proverbs 22:16

He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches and who gives to the rich shall surely come to want.

Job 31:16

If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

Job 31:21

if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate;

Job 29:12-16

because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.

Proverbs 23:10-11

Do not remove the old landmark, and do not enter into the inheritance of the fatherless:

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression and exercised robbery and have done violence unto the poor and needy; they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.

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