New Living Translation
The LORD comes forward to pronounce judgment on the elders and rulers of his people: "You have ruined Israel, my vineyard. Your houses are filled with things stolen from the poor.
King James Bible
The LORD will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and the princes thereof: for ye have eaten up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah will enter into judgment with the elders of his people and their princes, saying: It is ye that have eaten up the vineyard: the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
World English Bible
Yahweh will enter into judgment with the elders of his people, and their leaders: "It is you who have eaten up the vineyard. The spoil of the poor is in your houses.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah into judgment doth enter With elders of His people, and its heads: 'And ye, ye have consumed the vineyard, Plunder of the poor is in your houses.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:14 Ancients - The princes or rulers; such were commonly chosen out of those who were in ripe years. Eaten - Destroyed instead of preserving the church and commonwealth of Israel. Spoil - The goods which you have violently taken away from the poor.
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Of Civil Government.
The Call of Isaiah
Letter Li to the virgin Sophia
But you dishonor the poor! Isn't it the rich who oppress you and drag you into court?
Is it because you're so pious that he accuses you and brings judgment against you?
"The wicked snatch a widow's child from her breast, taking the baby as security for a loan.
The murderer rises in the early dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night he is a thief.
Like lions crouched in hiding, they wait to pounce on the helpless. Like hunters they capture the helpless and drag them away in nets.
Will those who do evil never learn? They eat up my people like bread and wouldn't think of praying to the LORD.
They have teeth like swords and fangs like knives. They devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among humanity.
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