Job 24:9

“They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 24:9

They plucke the fatherlesse from the brest, and take a pledge of the poore.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge of the poor;
- American Standard Version (1901)

The child without a father is forced from its mother's breast, and they take the young children of the poor for debt.
- Basic English Bible

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor:
- Darby Bible

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.
- Webster's Bible

There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,
- World English Bible

They take violently away From the breast the orphan, And on the poor they lay a pledge.
- Youngs Literal Bible

There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 24:9

Wesley's Notes for Job 24:9


24:9 They - The oppressors. Pluck - Out of covetousness; they will not allow the mother time for the suckling of her infant.


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