New International Version
The people of the land practice extortion and commit robbery; they oppress the poor and needy and mistreat the foreigner, denying them justice.
King James Bible
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
Darby Bible Translation
The people of the land use oppression and practise robbery; and they vex the poor and needy, and oppress the stranger wrongfully.
World English Bible
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner wrongfully.
Young's Literal Translation
The people of the land have used oppression, And have taken plunder violently away, And humble and needy have oppressed, And the sojourner oppressed -- without judgment.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The people - All that have power or authority have abused it; vexed and oppressed the poor, the needy, and the stranger.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
oppression. or, deceit
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"Do not oppress a foreigner; you yourselves know how it feels to be foreigners, because you were foreigners in Egypt.
Do not trust in extortion or put vain hope in stolen goods; though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them.
The vineyard of the LORD Almighty is the nation of Israel, and the people of Judah are the vines he delighted in. And he looked for justice, but saw bloodshed; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.
He answered me, "The sin of the people of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great; the land is full of bloodshed and the city is full of injustice. They say, 'The LORD has forsaken the land; the LORD does not see.'
In you they have treated father and mother with contempt; in you they have oppressed the foreigner and mistreated the fatherless and the widow.
"They do not know how to do right," declares the LORD, "who store up in their fortresses what they have plundered and looted."
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