Parallel Verses

Amplified

For the Lord will plead their cause and deprive of life those who deprive [the poor or afflicted].

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD will judge their cause and spoil the soul of those that spoiled 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 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]. 24 Make no friendships with a man given to anger, and with a wrathful man do not associate,



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:39

When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the Lord, Who has pleaded the cause of my reproach at the hand of Nabal, and kept His servant from evil. For the Lord has returned the wickedness of Nabal upon his own head. And David sent and communed with Abigail, to take her to him as his wife.

Psalm 12:5

Now will I arise, says the Lord, because the poor are oppressed, because of the groans of the needy; I will set him in safety and in the salvation for which he pants.

Psalm 140:12

I know and rest in confidence upon it that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will secure justice for the poor and needy [of His believing children].

Proverbs 23:11

For their Redeemer is mighty; He will plead their cause against you.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones shall say, Lord, who is like You, You Who deliver the poor and the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, yes, the poor and the needy from him who snatches away his goods?

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore thus says the Lord: Behold, I will plead your cause and take vengeance for you. I will dry up her lake or great reservoir and make her fountain dry.

Psalm 68:5

A father of the fatherless and a judge and protector of the widows is God in His holy habitation.

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against Him, until He pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold His righteous deliverance.

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.

1 Samuel 24:12

May the Lord judge between me and you, and may the Lord avenge me upon you, but my hand shall not be upon you.

1 Samuel 24:15

May the Lord be judge and judge between me and you, and see and plead my cause, and deliver me out of your hands.

Psalm 35:1

Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me!

Psalm 43:1

Judge and vindicate me, O God; plead and defend my cause against an ungodly nation. O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!

Isaiah 33:1

Woe to you, O destroyer, you who were not yourself destroyed, who deal treacherously though they [your victims] did not deal treacherously with you! When you have ceased to destroy, you will be destroyed; and when you have stopped dealing treacherously, they will deal treacherously with you.

Jeremiah 50:34

Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is His name. He will surely and thoroughly plead their case and defend their cause, that He may give rest to [the land of Israel and to the Babylonian-enslaved nations of] the earth, but unrest to the inhabitants of Babylon.

Habakkuk 2:8

Because you [king of Babylon] have plundered many nations, all who are left of the people shall plunder you -- "because of men's blood and for the violence done to the earth, to the city and all the people who live in each city.

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