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Job 24:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The murderer riseth with the light; He killeth the poor and needy; And in the night he is as a thief.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The murderer arises at dawn; He kills the poor and the needy, And at night he is as a thief.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The murderer riseth with the light, killeth the afflicted and needy, and in the night is as a thief.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— With the light, riseth the murderer, He slayeth the poor and needy, And, in the night, he becometh like a thief.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— At the light doth the murderer rise, He doth slay the poor and needy, And in the night he is as a thief.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The murderer riseth at the very break of day, he killeth the needy, and the poor man: but in the night he will be as a thief.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The murderer rising with the light, killeth the poore and needy, and in the night is as a thiefe.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But having known their works, he delivered them into darkness: and in the night one will be as a thief:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The murderer 7523
{7523} Prime
רָצַח
ratsach
{raw-tsakh'}
A primitive root; properly to dash in pieces, that is, kill (a human being), especially to murder.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
rising 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with the light 216
{0216} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
From H0215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.).
killeth 6991
{6991} Prime
קָטַל
qatal
{kaw-tal'}
A primitive root; properly to cut off, that is, (figuratively) put to death.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the poor 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
and needy, 34
{0034} Prime
אֶבְיוֹן
'ebyown
{eb-yone'}
From H0014, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute.
and in the night 3915
{3915} Prime
לַיִל
layil
{lah'-yil}
From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the light), that is, night; figuratively adversity.
is x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
as a thief. 1590
{1590} Prime
גַּנָּב
gannab
{gaw-nab'}
From H1589; a stealer.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 24:2-24.


Job 24:14

_ _ with the light — at early dawn, while still dark, when the traveler in the East usually sets out, and the poor laborer to his work; the murderous robber lies in wait then (Psalms 10:8).

_ _ is as a thiefThieves in the East steal while men sleep at night; robbers murder at early dawn. The same man who steals at night, when light dawns not only robs, but murders to escape detection.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 24:13-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 24:14

Poor — Where he finds nothing to satisfy his covetousness, he exercises his cruelty.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
murderer:

2 Samuel 11:14-17 And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent [it] by the hand of Uriah. ... And the men of the city went out, and fought with Joab: and there fell [some] of the people of the servants of David; and Uriah the Hittite died also.
Psalms 10:8-10 He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor. ... He croucheth, [and] humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.
Micah 2:1-2 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand. ... And they covet fields, and take [them] by violence; and houses, and take [them] away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Ephesians 5:7-11 Be not ye therefore partakers with them. ... And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove [them].

in the night:

Luke 12:39 And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.
1 Thessalonians 5:2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.
Revelation 3:3 Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
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2S 11:14. Ps 10:8. Mi 2:1. Lk 12:39. Ep 5:7. 1Th 5:2. Rv 3:3.

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