New Living Translation
You would even send an orphan into slavery or sell a friend.
King James Bible
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.
Darby Bible Translation
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and dig a pit for your friend.
World English Bible
Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.
Young's Literal Translation
Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:27 Overwhelm - You load with censures and calumnies. Desolate - Me who am deprived of all my children, my estate, and my friends. I spoke all I thought, as to my friends, and you thence occasion to cast me down.
'The fruit of the Spirit is joy.' Gal 5:52. The third fruit of justification, adoption, and sanctification, is joy in the Holy Ghost. Joy is setting the soul upon the top of a pinnacle - it is the cream of the sincere milk of the word. Spiritual joy is a sweet and delightful passion, arising from the apprehension and feeling of some good, whereby the soul is supported under present troubles, and fenced against future fear. I. It is a delightful passion. It is contrary to sorrow, which is a perturbation …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
A Solemn Address to those who Will not be Persuaded to Fall in with the Design of the Gospel.
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
2 Peter 2:3
In their greed they will make up clever lies to get hold of your money. But God condemned them long ago, and their destruction will not be delayed.
You must have sent widows away empty-handed and crushed the hopes of orphans.
They take the orphan's donkey and demand the widow's ox as security for a loan.
"The wicked snatch a widow's child from her breast, taking the baby as security for a loan.
They threw dice to decide which of my people would be their slaves. They traded boys to obtain prostitutes and sold girls for enough wine to get drunk.
Yet Thebes fell, and her people were led away as captives. Her babies were dashed to death against the stones of the streets. Soldiers threw dice to get Egyptian officers as servants. All their leaders were bound in chains.
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