King James Version
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
Darby Bible Translation
The people of the land use oppression and practise robbery; and they vex the poor and needy, and oppress the stranger wrongfully.
World English Bible
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner wrongfully.
Young's Literal Translation
The people of the land have used oppression, And have taken plunder violently away, And humble and needy have oppressed, And the sojourner oppressed -- without judgment.
Ezekiel 22:29 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
oppression: or, deceit
wrongfully: Heb. without right
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.Ezekiel 22:29 Parallel Commentaries
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Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD hath forsaken the earth, and the LORD seeth not.
In thee have they set light by father and mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow.
For they know not to do right, saith the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.
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