New Living Translation
For the LORD is their defender. He will ruin anyone who ruins them.
King James Bible
For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.
Darby Bible Translation
for Jehovah will plead their cause, and despoil the soul of those that despoil them.
World English Bible
for Yahweh will plead their case, and plunder the life of those who plunder them.
Young's Literal Translation
For Jehovah pleadeth their cause, And hath spoiled the soul of their spoilers.
Proverbs 22:23 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:23 Spoil the soul - Take away not only their goods but their lives too.
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When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Praise the LORD, who has avenged the insult I received from Nabal and has kept me from doing it myself. Nabal has received the punishment for his sin." Then David sent messengers to Abigail to ask her to become his wife.
The LORD replies, "I have seen violence done to the helpless, and I have heard the groans of the poor. Now I will rise up to rescue them, as they have longed for me to do."
With every bone in my body I will praise him: "LORD, who can compare with you? Who else rescues the helpless from the strong? Who else protects the helpless and poor from those who rob them?"
But I know the LORD will help those they persecute; he will give justice to the poor.
For their Redeemer is strong; he himself will bring their charges against you.
This is what the LORD says to Jerusalem: "I will be your lawyer to plead your case, and I will avenge you. I will dry up her river, as well as her springs,
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