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Proverbs 22:23

    Proverbs 22:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For Jehovah will plead their cause, And despoil of life those that despoil them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the Lord will give support to their cause, and take the life of those who take their goods.

    Webster's Revision

    For Jehovah will plead their cause, And despoil of life those that despoil them.

    World English Bible

    for Yahweh will plead their case, and plunder the life of those who plunder them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For the LORD will plead their cause, and despoil of life those that despoil them.

    Definitions for Proverbs 22:23

    Spoil - Booty; prey.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:23

    For the Lord will plead their cause - Wo therefore to them that oppress them, for they will have God, not the poor, to deal with.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 22:23

    22:23 Spoil the soul - Take away not only their goods but their lives too.