King James Version
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
Darby Bible Translation
Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
World English Bible
Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
Young's Literal Translation
Rob not the poor because he is poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.
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Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:Proverbs 22:22 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions. …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
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Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.
Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the LORD your God.
He shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou shalt not oppress him.
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.
And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.
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