Lamentations 3:35
New International Version
to deny people their rights before the Most High,

New Living Translation
if they deprive others of their rights in defiance of the Most High,

English Standard Version
to deny a man justice in the presence of the Most High,

Berean Study Bible
to deny a man justice before the Most High,

King James Bible
To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High,

New King James Version
To turn aside the justice due a man Before the face of the Most High,

New American Standard Bible
To deprive a man of justice In the presence of the Most High,

NASB 1995
To deprive a man of justice In the presence of the Most High,

NASB 1977
To deprive a man of justice In the presence of the Most High,

Amplified Bible
To deprive a man of justice In the presence of the Most High,

Christian Standard Bible
denying justice to a man in the presence of the Most High,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
denying justice to a man in the presence of the Most High,

American Standard Version
To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
To incline the judgment of a man toward the face of The Highest

Brenton Septuagint Translation
to turn aside the judgment of a man before the face of the Most High,

Contemporary English Version
or cheat anyone out of what is rightfully theirs. God Most High sees everything,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lamed. To turn aside the judgment of a man before the face of the most High,

English Revised Version
To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High,

Good News Translation
He knows when we are denied the rights he gave us;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
deny people their rights in the presence of the Most High God,

International Standard Version
when a person's rights are perverted in defiance of the Most High.

JPS Tanakh 1917
To turn aside the right of a man Before the face of the Most High,

Literal Standard Version
To turn aside the judgment of a man, Before the face of the Most High,

NET Bible
to deprive a person of his rights in the presence of the Most High,

New Heart English Bible
to deprive a man of justice before the face of the Most High,

World English Bible
To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High,

Young's Literal Translation
To turn aside the judgment of a man, Over-against the face of the Most High,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Hope
34To crush underfoot all the prisoners of the land, 35to deny a man justice before the Most High, 36to subvert a man in his lawsuit—of these the Lord does not approve.…

Cross References
Psalm 140:12
I know that the LORD upholds justice for the poor and defends the cause of the needy.

Proverbs 17:15
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the righteous--both are detestable to the LORD.

Lamentations 3:34
To crush underfoot all the prisoners of the land,


Treasury of Scripture

To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High,

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Psalm 12:5
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

Psalm 140:12
I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

Proverbs 17:15
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.









Verse 35. - Before the face of the most High. In ancient phraseology, to bring a case before the judges was to bring it "unto the deity" (el ha-'elohim), Exodus 21:6; comp. 22:8; or (as the Septuagint in one passage paraphrases it, "unto God's judgment place," i.e. to a sacred spot where judges held their session.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
to deny
לְהַטּוֹת֙ (lə·haṭ·ṭō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

a man
גָּ֔בֶר (gā·ḇer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1397: A valiant man, warrior, a person simply

justice
מִשְׁפַּט־ (miš·paṭ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

before
נֶ֖גֶד (ne·ḡeḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5048: A front, part opposite, a counterpart, mate, over against, before

the Most High,
עֶלְיֽוֹן׃ (‘el·yō·wn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 5945: An elevation, lofty, as title, the Supreme


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