New International Version
Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter.
King James Bible
If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain;
Darby Bible Translation
Deliver them that are taken forth unto death, and withdraw not from them that stagger to slaughter.
World English Bible
Rescue those who are being led away to death! Indeed, hold back those who are staggering to the slaughter!
Young's Literal Translation
If from delivering those taken to death, And those slipping to the slaughter -- thou keepest back.
Proverbs 24:11 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If thou forbear to deliver - If thou seest the innocent taken by the hand of lawless power or superstitious zeal, and they are about to be put to death, thou shouldst rise up in their behalf, boldly plead for them, testify to their innocence when thou knowest it; and thus thou wilt not be guilty of blood; which thou wouldst be, if, through any pretense, thou shouldst neglect to save the life of a man unjustly condemned.
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LibraryThe Sluggard's Garden
'I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; 31. And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.'--PROVERBS xxiv. 30, 31. This picture of the sluggard's garden seems to be intended as a parable. No doubt its direct simple meaning is full of homely wisdom in full accord with the whole tone of the Book of Proverbs; but we shall scarcely do justice to this saying of the wise …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Epistle xxxvi. To Maximus, Bishop of Salona .
A Treatise on Good Works
Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
From my youth I have suffered and been close to death; I have borne your terrors and am in despair.
"Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?
Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter-- when you see the naked, to clothe them, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?
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