Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 have this in common:
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.

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.

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 
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 listens to lies,
all his officials will be wicked.
13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common:
the Lord gives light to the eyes of both.
14 A king who judges the poor with fairness—
his throne will be established forever.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and the poor have this in common:
the Lord made them both.

Psalm 13:3

Consider me and answer, Lord my God.
Restore brightness to my eyes;
otherwise, I will sleep in death.

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be sons of your Father 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 person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

Leviticus 25:35-37

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

Nehemiah 5:5-7

We and our children are just like our countrymen and their children, yet we are subjecting our sons and daughters to slavery. Some of our daughters are already enslaved, but we are powerless because our fields and vineyards belong to others.”

Matthew 9:9

As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office, and He said to him, “Follow Me!” So he got up and followed Him.

1 Corinthians 6:10

no thieves, greedy people, drunkards, verbally abusive people, or swindlers will inherit God’s kingdom.

Ephesians 2:1

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins

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