New International Version
Whoever robs their father or mother and says, "It's not wrong," is partner to one who destroys.
King James Bible
Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.
Darby Bible Translation
Whoso robbeth his father and his mother, and saith, It is no transgression, the same is the companion of a destroyer.
World English Bible
Whoever robs his father or his mother, and says, "It's not wrong." He is a partner with a destroyer.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is robbing his father, or his mother, And is saying, 'It is not transgression,' A companion he is to a destroyer.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whoso robbeth his father - The father's property is as much his own, in reference to the child, as that of the merest stronger. He who robs his parents is worse than a common robber; to the act of dishonesty and rapine he adds ingratitude, cruelty, and disobedience. Such a person is the compatriot of a destroyer; he may be considered as a murderer.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
a destroyer or a man destroying
LibraryTwo Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
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My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you, LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong for them, the poor and needy from those who rob them."
One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.
Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother is a child who brings shame and disgrace.
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