New American Standard Bible
"They cause the poor to go about naked without clothing, And they take away the sheaves from the hungry.
King James Bible
They cause him to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaf from the hungry;
Darby Bible Translation
These go naked without clothing, and, hungry, they bear the sheaf;
World English Bible
So that they go around naked without clothing. Being hungry, they carry the sheaves.
Young's Literal Translation
Naked, they have gone without clothing, And hungry -- have taken away a sheaf.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they take away the sheaf from the hungry - The meaning of this is, that the hungry are compelled to bear the sheaf for the rich without being allowed to satisfy their hunger from it. Moses commanded that even the ox should not be muzzled that trod out the grain Deuteronomy 25:4; but here was more aggravated cruelty than that would be, in compelling men to bear the sheaf of the harvest without allowing them even to satisfy their hunger. This is an instance of the cruelty which Job says was actually practiced on the earth, and yet God did not interpose to punish it.
LibraryWhether in Hell the Damned are Tormented by the Sole Punishment of Fire?
Objection 1: It would seem that in hell the damned are tormented by the sole punishment of fire; because Mat. 25:41, where their condemnation is declared, mention is made of fire only, in the words: "Depart from Me, you cursed, into everlasting fire." Objection 2: Further, even as the punishment of purgatory is due to venial sin, so is the punishment of hell due to mortal sin. Now no other punishment but that of fire is stated to be in purgatory, as appears from the words of 1 Cor. 3:13: "The fire …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
"Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge.
"Within the walls they produce oil; They tread wine presses but thirst.
If I have eaten its fruit without money, Or have caused its owners to lose their lives,
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