Proverbs 6 :30

Proverbs 6 :30 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

King James Version (KJV)

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

American Standard Version (ASV)

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal To satisfy himself when he is hungry:

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Men do not have a low opinion of a thief who takes food when he is in need of it:

Webster's Revision

Men do not despise a thief, if he stealeth to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;

World English Bible

Men don't despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry:

English Revised Version (ERV)

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry:

Definitions for Proverbs 6 :30

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 6 :30

Men do not despise a thief if he steal - Every man pities the poor culprit who was perishing for lack of food, and stole to satisfy his hunger; yet no law clears him: he is bound to make restitution; in some cases double, in others quadruple and quintuple; and if he have not property enough to make restitution, to be sold for a bondsman; Exodus 22:1-4; Leviticus 25:39.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 6 :30

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 6 :30

6:30 Despise - Abhor, but rather pity him.
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