Proverbs 22:22

“Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Rob not the poore because he is poore, neither oppresse the afflicted in the gate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not take away the property of the poor man because he is poor, or be cruel to the crushed ones when they come before the judge:
- Basic English Bible

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
- Darby Bible

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
- Webster's Bible

Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
- World English Bible

Rob not the poor because he [is] poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Rob not the weak, because he is weak, neither crush the poor in the gate;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:22


22:22 In the gate - Under pretence of justice.


Discussion for Proverbs 22:22

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