New International Version
People do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger when he is starving.
King James Bible
Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
Darby Bible Translation
They do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry:
World English Bible
Men don't despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry:
Young's Literal Translation
They do not despise the thief, When he stealeth to fill his soul when he is hungry,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Men do not despise a thief if he steal - Every man pities the poor culprit who was perishing for lack of food, and stole to satisfy his hunger; yet no law clears him: he is bound to make restitution; in some cases double, in others quadruple and quintuple; and if he have not property enough to make restitution, to be sold for a bondsman; Exodus 22:1-4; Leviticus 25:39.
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A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against …
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Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, 'Who is the LORD?' Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.
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