KJV LexiconThe instruments
something prepared, i.e. any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) -- armour (-bearer), artillery, bag, carriage, + furnish, furniture, instrument, jewel, that is made of, one from another, that which pertaineth, pot, + psaltery, sack, stuff, thing, tool, vessel, ware, weapon, + whatsoever.
also of the churl
niggardly -- churl.
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
to advise; reflexively, to deliberate or resolve -- advertise, take advise, advise (well), consult, (give, take) counsel(-lor), determine, devise, guide, purpose.
a plan, especially a bad one -- heinous crime, lewd(-ly, -ness), mischief, purpose, thought, wicked (device, mind, -ness).
to wind tightly (as a rope), i.e. to bind; specifically, by a pledge; figuratively, to pervert, destroy; also to writhe in pain (especially of parturition)
depressed, in mind or circumstances -- afflicted, humble, lowly, needy, poor.
depressed (figuratively), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly) -- humble, lowly, meek, poor.
an untruth; by implication, a sham (often adverbial) -- without a cause, deceit(-ful), false(-hood, -ly), feignedly, liar, + lie, lying, vain (thing), wrongfully.
something said -- answer, appointed unto him, saying, speech, word.
even when the needy
destitute -- beggar, needy, poor (man).
perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises wicked schemes To destroy the afflicted with slander, Even though the needy one speaks what is right.
King James Bible
The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The scoundrel's weapons are destructive; he hatches plots to destroy the needy with lies, even when the poor says what is right.
International Standard Version
Furthermore, the crimes of bad people are evil; and they devise wicked schemes, destroying the poor with lying words, even when needy people plead a just cause.
A deceiver's methods are evil; he dreams up evil plans to ruin the poor with lies, even when the needy are in the right.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
The tricks of scoundrels are evil. They devise wicked plans in order to ruin poor people with lies, even when needy people plead for justice.
King James 2000 Bible
The schemes also of the schemer are evil: he devises wicked plans to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaks justly.
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