Proverbs 22:22
Good News Translation
Don't take advantage of the poor just because you can; don't take advantage of those who stand helpless in court.

Contemporary English Version
Don't take advantage of the poor or cheat them in court.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate:

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Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate:

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Proverbs 23:10 Touch not the bounds of little ones: and enter not into the field of the fatherless:

Ezekiel 22:29 The people of the land have used oppression, and committed robbery: they afflicted the needy and poor, and they oppressed the stranger by calumny without judgment.

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Proverbs 21:16 A man that shall wander out of the way of doctrine, shall abide in the company of the giants.

Exodus 23:6 Thou shalt not go aside in the poor man's judgment.

Job 29:12-16 Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper. . . .

Job 31:16,21 If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait: . . .

Zechariah 7:10 And oppress not the widow, and the fatherless, and the stranger, and the poor: and let not a man devise evil in his heart against his brother.

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.

Context
Thirty Sayings of the Wise
21That I might shew thee the certainty, and the words of truth, to answer out of these to them that sent thee. 22Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate:23Because the Lord will judge his cause: and will afflict them that have afflicted his soul.…
Cross References
Exodus 23:6
Thou shalt not go aside in the poor man's judgment.

Leviticus 25:17
Do not afflict your countrymen: but let every one fear his God. Because I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 23:16
He shall dwell with thee in the place that shall please him, and shall rest in one of thy cities: give him no trouble.

Job 31:16
If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait:

Proverbs 22:16
He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need.

Zechariah 7:10
And oppress not the widow, and the fatherless, and the stranger, and the poor: and let not a man devise evil in his heart against his brother.

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.

Additional Translations
Do not rob a poor man because he is poor, and do not crush the afflicted at the gate,Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Do no violence to the poor, for he is needy: neither dishonour the helpless man in the gates.

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;

Rob not the poor because he is poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.
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