Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.

King James Version

The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.

Holman Bible

The poor and the oppressor have this in common: the Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

International Standard Version

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: the LORD gave them both eyes with which to see.

A Conservative Version

The poor man and the oppressor meet together. LORD enlightens the eyes of them both.

American Standard Version

The poor man and the oppressor meet together; Jehovah lighteneth the eyes of them both.

Amplified

The poor man and the oppressor meet together -- "the Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

Bible in Basic English

The poor man and his creditor come face to face: the Lord gives light to their eyes equally.

Darby Translation

The indigent and the oppressor meet together; Jehovah lighteneth the eyes of them both.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The poor and the usurer meet together; the LORD lightens both their eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

The poor one and the man of oppressions met together: Jehovah enlightening the eyes of them both.

King James 2000

The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lightens both their eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The poor and a man of oppression have [this] in common: Yahweh gives {light to the eyes of them both}.

Modern King James verseion

The poor and the deceitful man meet together; Jehovah gives light to the eyes of both.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The poor and the lender meet together; the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.

NET Bible

The poor person and the oppressor have this in common: the Lord gives light to the eyes of them both.

New Heart English Bible

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.

New simplified Bible

The poor and the deceitful have this in common: Jehovah lightens their eyes.

The Emphasized Bible

The poor man and the man of usury, meet together, he that enlighteneth the eyes of them both, is Yahweh.

Webster

The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD enlighteneth both their eyes.

World English Bible

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: Yahweh gives sight to the eyes of both.

Youngs Literal Translation

The poor and the man of frauds have met together, Jehovah is enlightening the eyes of them both.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

and the deceitful
תּכך 
Takak 
Usage: 1

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

פּגשׁ 
Pagash 
Usage: 14

the Lord

Usage: 0

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

Context Readings

All About Life

12 If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked. 13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both. 14 If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.

Psalm 13:3

Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Exodus 22:25-26

"If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.

Leviticus 25:35-37

'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

Nehemiah 5:5-7

"Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our children like their children Yet behold, we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters are forced into bondage already, and we are helpless because our fields and vineyards belong to others."

Matthew 9:9

As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector's booth; and He said to him, "Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 2:1

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,



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