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Proverbs 30:14

    Proverbs 30:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    There is a generation whose teeth are as'swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, To devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, their strong teeth like knives, for the destruction of the poor from the earth, and of those who are in need from among men.

    Webster's Revision

    There is a generation whose teeth are as'swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, To devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

    World English Bible

    There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, and their jaws like knives, to devour the poor from the earth, and the needy from among men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    There is a generation whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 30:14

    The fourth, The greedy, cruel, and oppressive, and, especially, oppressive to the poor.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 30:14

    30:14 Devour - Extortioners, and cruel oppressors.