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and their children will make good what they stole from the poor.
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His children shall be oppressed with want, and his hands shall render to him his sorrow.
His children, etc.
Proverbs 28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor, is like a violent shower, which bringeth a famine.
Psalm 109:10 Let his children be carried about vagabonds, and beg; and let them be cast out of their dwellings.
Job 20:18 He shall be punished for all that he did, and yet shall not be consumed: according to the multitude of his devices so also shall he suffer.
Exodus 12:36 And the Lord gave favour to the people in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them: and they stripped the Egyptians.
Exodus 22:1,3 If any man steal an ox or a sheep, and kill or sell it: he shall restore five oxen for one ox, and four sheep for one sheep. . . .
Exodus 9:2 But if thou refuse, and withhold them still:
2 Samuel 12:6 He shall restore the ewe fourfold, because he did this thing, and had no pity.
Proverbs 6:31 But he that is an adulterer, for the folly of his heart shall destroy his own soul:
Luke 19:8 But Zacheus standing, said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have wronged any man of any thing, I restore him fourfold.
ContextZophar: Destruction Awaits the Wicked
…9The eyes that had seen him, shall see him no more, neither shall his place any more behold him. 10His children shall be oppressed with want, and his hands shall render to him his sorrow.11His bones shall be filled with the vices of his youth, and they shall sleep with him in the dust.…
The tiger hath perished for want of prey, and the young lions are scattered abroad.
His children shall be far from safety, and shall be destroyed in the gate, and there shall be none to deliver them.
The riches which he hath swallowed, he shall vomit up, and God shall draw them out of his belly.
He shall be punished for all that he did, and yet shall not be consumed: according to the multitude of his devices so also shall he suffer.
If his sons be multiplied, they shall be for the sword, and his grandsons shall not be filled with bread.
If he shall heap together silver as earth, and prepare raiment as clay,
He shall prepare indeed, but the just man shall be clothed with it: and the innocent shall divide the silver.
Additional TranslationsHis sons will seek the favor of the poor, for his own hands must return his wealth.His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.
His children shall seek the favor of the poor, And his hands shall give back his wealth.
Let his inferiors destroy his children, and let his hands kindle the fire of sorrow.
His children shall seek the favour of the poor, and his hands restore his wealth.
His children shall seek the favour of the poor, and his hands shall give back his wealth.
His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.
His children shall seek the favor of the poor. His hands shall give back his wealth.
His sons do the poor oppress, And his hands give back his wealth.
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