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You would even roll dice for orphan slaves and make yourselves rich off your closest friends!
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You rush in upon the fatherless, and you endeavour to overthrow your friend.
Job 22:9 Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless thou hast broken in pieces.
Job 24:3,9 They have driven away the ass of the fatherless, and have taken away the widow's ox for a pledge. . . .
Job 29:12 Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper.
Job 31:17,21 If I have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof: . . .
Exodus 22:22-24 You shall not hurt a widow or an orphan. . . .
Psalm 82:3 Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.
Proverbs 23:10,11 Touch not the bounds of little ones: and enter not into the field of the fatherless: . . .
Ezekiel 22:7 They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.
Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.
James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.
Psalm 7:15 He hath opened a pit and dug it: and he is fallen into the hole he made.
Psalm 57:6 They prepared a snare for my feet; and they bowed down my soul. They dug a pit before my face, and they are fallen into it.
Jeremiah 18:20,22 Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them. . . .
ContextJob Replies: My Complaint is Just
…26You dress up speeches only to rebuke, and you utter words to the wind. 27You rush in upon the fatherless, and you endeavour to overthrow your friend.28However, finish what you have begun: give ear and see whether I lie.…
2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.
Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless thou hast broken in pieces.
They have driven away the ass of the fatherless, and have taken away the widow's ox for a pledge.
They have violently robbed the fatherless, and stripped the poor common people.
And they have cast lots upon my people: and the boy they have put in the stews, and the girl they have sold for wine, that they might drink.
Yet she also was removed and carried into captivity: her young children were dashed in pieces at the top of every street, and they cast lots upon her nobles, and all her great men were bound in fetters.
Additional TranslationsYou would even cast lots for an orphan and barter away your friend.Yes, you overwhelm the fatherless, and you dig a pit for your friend.
Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend.
Even because ye attack the fatherless, and insult your friend.
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and dig [a pit] for your friend.
Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.
Yes, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.
Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.
Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.
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