Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Men do not despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

New American Standard Bible

Men do not despise a thief if he steals To satisfy himself when he is hungry;

King James Version

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

Holman Bible

People don’t despise the thief if he steals
to satisfy himself when he is hungry.

International Standard Version

A thief isn't despised if he steals to meet his needs when he is hungry,

A Conservative Version

Men do not despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry.

American Standard Version

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal To satisfy himself when he is hungry:

Amplified

Men do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry;

Bible in Basic English

Men do not have a low opinion of a thief who takes food when he is in need of it:

Darby Translation

They do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Men do not take a thief lightly, even if he steals to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

Julia Smith Translation

They will not despise a thief if he shall steal to fill up his soul; for he will be hungry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[People] do not despise a thief when he steals to fill himself when he is hungry.

Modern King James verseion

They do not despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Men do not utterly despise a thief, that stealeth to satisfy his soul, when he is hungry:

NET Bible

People do not despise a thief when he steals to fulfill his need when he is hungry.

New Heart English Bible

Men do not despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry:

The Emphasized Bible

Men despise not a thief, when he stealeth, to satisfy his appetite, because he is famished;

Webster

Men do not despise a thief, if he stealeth to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

World English Bible

Men don't despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry:

Youngs Literal Translation

They do not despise the thief, When he stealeth to fill his soul when he is hungry,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Men do not despise
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 13

a thief
גּנּב 
Gannab 
Usage: 17

if he steal
גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

to satisfy
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

American

Watsons

Context Readings

Warning Against Relations With A Married Woman

29 So is he that goes in to his neighbor's wife; whosoever touches her shall not be innocent. 30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy his soul when he is hungry; 31 But if he is found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give up all the goods of his house.


Cross References

Job 38:39

Will you hunt the prey for the lion? or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,

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