New Living Translation
Evil people steal land by moving the boundary markers. They steal livestock and put them in their own pastures.
King James Bible
Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, and feed thereof.
Darby Bible Translation
They remove the landmarks; they violently take away the flocks and pasture them;
World English Bible
There are people who remove the landmarks. They violently take away flocks, and feed them.
Young's Literal Translation
The borders they reach, A drove they have taken violently away, Yea, they do evil.
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The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"When you arrive in the land the LORD your God is giving you as your special possession, you must never steal anyone's land by moving the boundary markers your ancestors set up to mark their property.
'Cursed is anyone who steals property from a neighbor by moving a boundary marker.' And all the people will reply, 'Amen.'
For they oppressed the poor and left them destitute. They foreclosed on their homes.
"If my land accuses me and all its furrows cry out together,
Don't cheat your neighbor by moving the ancient boundary markers set up by previous generations.
Don't cheat your neighbor by moving the ancient boundary markers; don't take the land of defenseless orphans.
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