Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil. 13 The poor and the usurer meet together; the LORD lightens both their eyes. 14 The king that judges the poor with truth, his throne shall be established for ever.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and poor meet together; the LORD is the maker of them all.

Psalm 13:3

Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Matthew 5:45

that ye may be sons of your Father who is in the heavens, for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

Exodus 22:25-26

If thou should lend money to my people, to the poor who is with thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

Leviticus 25:35-37

And if thy brother becomes poor and comes unto thee, then thou shalt receive him; as a stranger, or a sojourner, he shall live with thee.

Nehemiah 5:5-7

Yet now, given that the flesh of our brethren is as our flesh and their sons as our sons, behold, we subject our sons and our daughters to slavery, and there are some of our daughters in bondage already; neither is it in our power to redeem them; for other men have our lands and vineyards.

Matthew 9:9

And as Jesus passed forth from there, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom; and he said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves nor covetous nor drunkards nor revilers nor extortioners shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 2:1

And he has made you alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,

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