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Job 24:9
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge from the poor.
There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge of the poor;
“Others snatch the fatherless [infants] from the breast [to sell or make them slaves], And against the poor they take a pledge [of clothing].
[The violent men whose wickedness seems unnoticed] pluck the fatherless infants from the breast [to sell or make them slaves], and take [the clothing on] the poor for a pledge,
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.
The orphan is stolen from the breast; the infant of the poor is taken as collateral.
“There are those who pluck orphans from the breast and [those who] take [the clothes of] the poor in pledge,
Children whose fathers have died are taken from their mothers as payment for a debt.
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor:
They have violently robbed the fatherless, and stripped the poor common people.
They take a nursing baby from its mother. They take a poor person’s child to guarantee a loan.
(There are those who snatch the fatherless child from the breast, and they take a pledge against the poor.)
(There are those who snatch the fatherless child from the breast, and they take a pledge against the poor.)
The ·fatherless child [orphan] is grabbed from its mother’s breast; they take a poor mother’s baby ·to pay for what she owes [L as a pledge; 24:3].
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take the pledge of the poor.
“People snatch the nursing orphan from a breast and take a poor woman’s baby as security for a loan.
Evil people make slaves of fatherless infants and take the children of the poor in payment for debts.
The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast; the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.
The child who has no father is grabbed from its mother’s breast. They take a poor mother’s baby to pay for what she owes.
“The fatherless are torn from the breast; the poor are taken away as security for a loan.
They pluck the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge of the poor.
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.
“They snatch the orphan from the breast, and they take a pledge against the needy.
“The wicked snatch fatherless children from their mother’s breasts, and take a poor man’s baby as a pledge before they will loan him any money or grain.
“But if Judgment Day isn’t hidden from the Almighty, why are we kept in the dark? There are people out there getting by with murder— stealing and lying and cheating. They rip off the poor and exploit the unfortunate, Push the helpless into the ditch, bully the weak so that they fear for their lives. The poor, like stray dogs and cats, scavenge for food in back alleys. They sort through the garbage of the rich, eke out survival on handouts. Homeless, they shiver through cold nights on the street; they’ve no place to lay their heads. Exposed to the weather, wet and frozen, they huddle in makeshift shelters. Nursing mothers have their babies snatched from them; the infants of the poor are kidnapped and sold. They go about patched and threadbare; even the hard workers go hungry. No matter how backbreaking their labor, they can never make ends meet. People are dying right and left, groaning in torment. The wretched cry out for help and God does nothing, acts like nothing’s wrong!
They snatch the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge from the poor.
“People snatch the nursing orphan from a breast and take a poor woman’s baby as security for a loan.
Orphans are snatched from the breast, infants of the needy are taken in pledge.
“Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge.
The fatherless child is grabbed from its mother’s breast; they take a poor mother’s baby to pay for what she owes.
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast, the infant of the poor is taken as a pledge.
Children whose fathers have died are torn away from their mothers. A poor person’s baby is taken away to pay back what is owed.
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.
Some snatch the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge from the poor.
Others take from the breast the child who has no father. They take the child from the poor as a promise that they will pay what they owe.
“The wicked snatch a widow’s child from her breast, taking the baby as security for a loan.
“There are those who snatch the orphan child from the breast, and take as a pledge the infant of the poor.
‘There are those who snatch the orphan child from the breast, and take as a pledge the infant of the poor.
‘There are those who snatch the orphan child from the breast, and take as a pledge the infant of the poor.
“There are those who snatch the orphan child from the breast, and take as a pledge the infant of the poor.
They pluck the yatom from the breast, and seize the oni for debt.
(There are those who snatch the fatherless child from the breast, and take in pledge the infant of the poor.)
(There are those who snatch the fatherless child from the breast, and take in pledge the infant of the poor.)
The orphan is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is taken as a pledge.
The fatherless child is torn away from the breast; the suckling babe is seized as collateral from the poor.
There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,
They did violence, and robbed fatherless and motherless children; and they spoiled, either robbed, the community of poor men (and they stole from, or plundered, the poor).
They take violently away From the breast the orphan, And on the poor they lay a pledge.
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