Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For LORD will plead their cause, and despoil of life those who despoil them.

New American Standard Bible

For the Lord will plead their case
And take the life of those who rob them.

King James Version

For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Holman Bible

for the Lord will take up their case
and will plunder those who plunder them.

International Standard Version

for the LORD will plead their case and ruin the lives of those who ruin them.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah will plead their cause, And despoil of life those that despoil them.

Amplified


For the Lord will plead their case
And take the life of those who rob them.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord will give support to their cause, and take the life of those who take their goods.

Darby Translation

for Jehovah will plead their cause, and despoil the soul of those that despoil them.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah will contend their contention, and rob the soul to those robbing them.

King James 2000

For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh will plead their case and despoil those who despoil them of life.

Modern King James verseion

for Jehovah will plead their cause, and strip the soul of those who plunder them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for the LORD himself will defend their cause, and do violence unto them that have used violence.

NET Bible

for the Lord will plead their case and will rob those who are robbing them.

New Heart English Bible

for the LORD will plead their case, and plunder the life of those who plunder them.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Yahweh, will plead their cause, and will despoil their despoilers of life.

Webster

For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

World English Bible

for Yahweh will plead their case, and plunder the life of those who plunder them.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah pleadeth their cause, And hath spoiled the soul of their spoilers.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

will plead
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

and spoil
קבע 
Qaba` 
Usage: 6

the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

קבע 
Qaba` 
Usage: 6

References

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

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. 24 Make no friendship with a man who is given to anger, and thou shall not go with a wrathful man,



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:39

And when David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be LORD, who has pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal, and has kept back his servant from evil, and the evil-doing of Nabal LORD has returned upon his ow

Psalm 12:5

Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, says LORD. I will set him in the safety he gasps for.

Psalm 140:12

I know that LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted man, and justice for the needy.

Psalm 140:12

I know that LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted man, and justice for the needy.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like thee, who delivers a poor man from him who is too strong for him, yea, a poor and needy man from him who robs him?

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore thus says LORD: Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee. And I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.

Psalm 68:5

A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he pleads my case, and executes judgment for me. He will bring me forth to the light, [and] I shall behold his righteousness.

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

1 Samuel 24:12

LORD judge between me and thee, and LORD avenge me of thee, but my hand shall not be upon thee.

1 Samuel 24:15

LORD therefore be judge, and give sentence between me and thee, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of thy hand.

Psalm 35:1

Strive thou, O LORD, with those who strive with me. Fight thou against those who fight against me.

Psalm 43:1

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against a profane nation. O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Isaiah 33:1

Woe to thee who destroys, and thou were not destroyed, and deal treacherously, and they did not deal treacherously with thee! When thou have ceased to destroy, thou shall be destroyed, and when thou have made an end of dealing trea

Jeremiah 50:34

Their Redeemer is strong. LORD of hosts is his name. He will thoroughly plead their cause, that he may give rest to the earth, and disquiet the inhabitants of Babylon.

Habakkuk 2:8

Because thou have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the peoples shall plunder thee, because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city and to all who dwell therein.

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