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Isaiah 5:23

Context
NET ©

They pronounce the guilty innocent for a payoff, they ignore the just cause of the innocent. 1 

NIV ©

who acquit the guilty for a bribe, but deny justice to the innocent.

NASB ©

Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

NLT ©

They take bribes to pervert justice. They let the wicked go free while punishing the innocent.

MSG ©

And then line your pockets with bribes from the guilty while you violate the rights of the innocent.

BBE ©

Who for a reward give support to the cause of the sinner, and who take away the righteousness of the upright from him.

NRSV ©

who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of their rights!

NKJV ©

Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away justice from the righteous man!


KJV
Which justify
<06663> (8688)
the wicked
<07563>
for
<06118>
reward
<07810>_,
and take away
<05493> (8686)
the righteousness
<06666>
of the righteous
<06662>
from him!
NASB ©
Who justify
<06663>
the wicked
<07563>
for a bribe
<07810>
, And take
<05493>
away
<05493>
the rights
<06666>
of the ones who
<06662>
are in the right
<06662>
!
HEBREW
o
wnmm
<04480>
wryoy
<05493>
Myqydu
<06662>
tqduw
<06666>
dxs
<07810>
bqe
<06118>
esr
<07563>
yqydum (5:23)
<06663>
LXXM
oi
<3588
T-NPM
dikaiountev
<1344
V-PAPNP
ton
<3588
T-ASM
asebh
<765
A-ASM
eneken {PREP} dwrwn
<1435
N-GPN
kai
<2532
CONJ
to
<3588
T-ASN
dikaion
<1342
A-ASM
tou
<3588
T-GSM
dikaiou
<1342
A-GSM
airontev
<142
V-PAPNP
NET © [draft] ITL
They pronounce the guilty
<07563>
innocent
<06663>
for
<06118>
a payoff
<07810>
, they ignore
<05493>
the just
<06666>
cause of the innocent
<06662>
.
NET ©

They pronounce the guilty innocent for a payoff, they ignore the just cause of the innocent. 1 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “and the just cause of the innocent ones they turn aside from him.”

sn In vv. 22-23 the prophet returns to themes with which he opened his speech. The accusatory elements of vv. 8, 11-12, 18-23 are arranged in a chiastic manner: (A) social injustice (8), (B) carousing (11-12a), (C) spiritual insensitivity (12b) // (C') spiritual insensitivity (18-21), (B') carousing (22), (A') social injustice (23).



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