New International Version
The LORD enters into judgment against the elders and leaders of his people: "It is you who have ruined my vineyard; the plunder from the poor is in your houses.
King James Bible
The LORD will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and the princes thereof: for ye have eaten up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah will enter into judgment with the elders of his people and their princes, [saying:] It is ye that have eaten up the vineyard: the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
World English Bible
Yahweh will enter into judgment with the elders of his people, and their leaders: "It is you who have eaten up the vineyard. The spoil of the poor is in your houses.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah into judgment doth enter With elders of His people, and its heads: 'And ye, ye have consumed the vineyard, Plunder of the poor is in your houses.
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The vineyard. "My vineyard" - כרמי - "dr carmi, Septuagint, Chaldee, Jerome.
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ye have eaten. or, ye have burnt
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'Ye have sold yourselves for nought; and ye shall be redeemed without money.'--ISAIAH iii. 3. THE first reference of these words is of course to the Captivity. They come in the midst of a grand prophecy of freedom, all full of leaping gladness and buoyant hope. The Seer speaks to the captives; they had 'sold themselves for nought.' What had they gained by their departure from God?--bondage. What had they won in exchange for their freedom?-- only the hard service of Babylon. As Deuteronomy puts it: …
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But you have dishonored the poor. Is it not the rich who are exploiting you? Are they not the ones who are dragging you into court?
"Is it for your piety that he rebukes you and brings charges against you?
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.
When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up, kills the poor and needy, and in the night steals forth like a thief.
like a lion in cover he lies in wait. He lies in wait to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.
Do all these evildoers know nothing? They devour my people as though eating bread; they never call on the LORD.
those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among mankind.
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