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Proverbs 22:22–23

22 Do not rob the rpoor because he is poor,

Nor oppress the afflicted at the gate;

23 sFor the Lord will plead their cause,

And plunder the soul of those who plunder them.

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Proverbs 22:22–23 — The New International Version (NIV)

22 Do not exploit the poor because they are poor

and do not crush the needy in court,

23 for the Lord will take up their case

and will exact life for life.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

22 Do not rob the poor, because he is poor,

or crush the afflicted at the gate,

23 for the Lord will plead their cause

and rob of life those who rob them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor:

Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

23 For the Lord will plead their cause,

And spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

22 Don’t rob the poor just because you can,

or exploit the needy in court.

23 For the Lord is their defender.

He will ruin anyone who ruins them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — New Century Version (NCV)

22 Do not abuse poor people because they are poor,

and do not take away the rights of the needy in court.

23 The Lord will defend them in court

and will take the life of those who take away their rights.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor;

Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

23 For Jehovah will plead their cause,

And despoil of life those that despoil them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate; 23 for Jehovah will plead their cause, and despoil the soul of those that despoil them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

22 Do not rob the poor because they are poor

or trample on the rights of an oppressed person at the city gate,

23 because the Lord will plead their case

and will take the lives of those who rob them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

22 Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,

and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate,

23 for the Lord will take up their case

and will plunder those who plunder them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 Do not rob the poor because they are poor,

or crush the afflicted at the gate;

23 for the Lord pleads their cause

and despoils of life those who despoil them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

22 Do not rob the poor because he is poor,

and do not crush the afflicted at the gate;

23 For Yahweh will plead their case

and despoil those who despoil them of life.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

22 Don’t take advantage of poor people just because they are poor.

Don’t beat down those who are in need by taking them to court.

23 The Lord will stand up for them in court.

He will take back the stolen goods from those who have robbed them.

Proverbs 22:22–23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

22 Do not rob the poor because he is poor,

Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

23 For the Lord will plead their case

And take the life of those who rob them.