Job 6:27
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New International Version
You would even cast lots for the fatherless and barter away your friend.

King James Bible
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.

Darby Bible Translation
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and dig [a pit] for your friend.

World English Bible
Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.

Young's Literal Translation
Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Ye overwhelm the fatherless - Ye see that I am as destitute as the most miserable orphan; would ye overwhelm such a one? and would you dig a pit for your friend - do ye lay wait for me, and endeavor to entangle me in my talk? I believe this to be the spirit of Job's words.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

overwhelm. Heb. cause to fall upon. the fatherless.

Job 22:9 You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 24:3,9 They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge...

Job 29:12 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

Job 31:17,21 Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless has not eaten thereof...

Exodus 22:22-24 You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child...

Psalm 82:3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

Proverbs 23:10,11 Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless...

Ezekiel 22:7 In you have they set light by father and mother: in the middle of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger...

Malachi 3:5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers...

James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction...

ye dig.

Psalm 7:15 He made a pit, and dig it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

Psalm 57:6 They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dig a pit before me...

Jeremiah 18:20,22 Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dig a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before you to speak good for them...

Library
July 12 Evening
Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.--HEB. 10:24. How forcible are right words!--I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance. They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.--If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Isaiah xxvi. 3.--"Thou shall keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusteth in thee." Christ hath left us his peace, as the great and comprehensive legacy, "My peace I leave you," John xiv. 27. And this was not peace in the world that he enjoyed; you know what his life was, a continual warfare; but a peace above the world, that passeth understanding. "In the world you shall have trouble, but in me you shall have peace," saith Christ,--a peace that shall make trouble
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
2 Peter 2:3
In their greed these teachers will exploit you with fabricated stories. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.

Job 22:9
And you sent widows away empty-handed and broke the strength of the fatherless.

Job 24:3
They drive away the orphan's donkey and take the widow's ox in pledge.

Job 24:9
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.

Joel 3:3
They cast lots for my people and traded boys for prostitutes; they sold girls for wine to drink.

Nahum 3:10
Yet she was taken captive and went into exile. Her infants were dashed to pieces at every street corner. Lots were cast for her nobles, and all her great men were put in chains.

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