Proverbs 30:14
Good News Translation
There are people who take cruel advantage of the poor and needy; that is the way they make their living.

Contemporary English Version
others are so greedy that they gobble up the poor and homeless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

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A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

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Proverbs 12:18 There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Job 29:17 I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.

Psalm 3:7 For thou hast struck all them who are my adversaries without cause: thou hast broken the teeth of sinners.

Psalm 52:2 All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.

Psalm 57:4 And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 58:6 God shall break in pieces their teeth in their mouth: the Lord shall break the grinders of the lions.

Daniel 7:5-7 And behold another beast, like a bear, stood up on one side: and there were three rows in the mouth thereof, and in the teeth thereof, and thus they said to it: Arise, devour much flesh. . . .

Revelation 9:8 And they had hair as the hair of women: and their teeth were as lions.

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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.

Proverbs 28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor, is like a violent shower, which bringeth a famine.

Psalm 10:8,9 He sits in ambush with the rich in private places, that he may kill the innocent. . . .

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 14:4 Shall not all they know that work iniquity, who devour my people as they eat bread?

Ecclesiastes 4:1 I turned myself to other things, and I saw the oppressions that are done under the sun, and the tears of the innocent, and they had no comforter; and they were not able to resist their violence, being destitute of help from any.

Isaiah 32:7 The vessels of the deceitful are most wicked: for he hath framed devices to destroy the meek, with lying words, when the poor man speaketh judgment.

Amos 2:7 They bruise the heads of the poor upon the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of the humble: and the son and his father have gone to the same young woman, to profane my holy name.

Amos 4:1 Hear this word, ye fat kine that are in the mountains of Samaria: you that oppress the needy, and crush the poor: that say to your masters: Bring, and we will drink.

Amos 8:4 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place.

Micah 2:1,2 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee. . . .

Micah 3:1-5 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

Habakkuk 3:14 Thou hast cursed his sceptres, the head of his warriors, them that came out as a whirlwind to scatter me. Their joy was like that of him that devoureth the poor man in secret.

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

James 5:1-4 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

Context
The Words of Agur
13A generation, whose eyes are lofty, and their eyelids lifted up on high. 14A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.15The horseleech hath two daughters that say: Bring, bring. There are three things that never are satisfied, and the fourth never saith: It is enough.…
Cross References
Job 29:17
I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.

Psalm 14:4
Shall not all they know that work iniquity, who devour my people as they eat bread?

Psalm 57:4
And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 124:6
Blessed be the Lord, who hath not given us to be a prey to their teeth.

Proverbs 30:15
The horseleech hath two daughters that say: Bring, bring. There are three things that never are satisfied, and the fourth never saith: It is enough.

Isaiah 3:14
The Lord will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and its princes: for you have devoured the vineyard, and the spoil of the poor is in your house.

Amos 8:4
And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place.

Additional Translations
there is a generation whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are knives, devouring the oppressed from the earth, and the needy from among men.There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

There is a generation whose teeth are as'swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, To devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

A wicked generation have swords for teeth and jaw-teeth as knives, so as to destroy and devour the lowly from the earth, and the poor of them from among men.

-- a generation whose teeth are swords, and their jaw-teeth knives, to devour the afflicted from off the earth, and the needy from [among] men.

There is a generation whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw-teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, and their jaws like knives, to devour the poor from the earth, and the needy from among men.

A generation -- swords are their teeth, And knives -- their jaw-teeth, To consume the poor from earth, And the needy from among men.
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