New International Version
"If I have denied the desires of the poor or let the eyes of the widow grow weary,
King James Bible
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
Darby Bible Translation
If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
World English Bible
"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Young's Literal Translation
If I withhold from pleasure the poor, And the eyes of the widow do consume,
Job 31:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Did not he that made me - make him? - I know that God is the Judge of all; that all shall appear before him in that state where the king and his subject, the master and his slave, shall be on an equal footing, all civil distinctions being abolished for ever. If, then I had treated my slaves with injustice, how could I stand before the judgment-seat of God? I have treated others as I wish to be treated.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThou Shalt not Steal.
This Commandment also has a work, which embraces very many good works, and is opposed to many vices, and is called in German Mildigkeit, "benevolence;" which is a work ready to help and serve every one with one's goods. And it fights not only against theft and robbery, but against all stinting in temporal goods which men may practise toward one another: such as greed, usury, overcharging and plating wares that sell as solid, counterfeit wares, short measures and weights, and who could tell all the …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
Whether after Christ, it was Proper to the Blessed virgin to be Sanctified in the Womb?
The Seventh Commandment
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
"Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless.
So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.
For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute; he has seized houses he did not build.
You gave no water to the weary and you withheld food from the hungry,
And you sent widows away empty-handed and broke the strength of the fatherless.
Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court,
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