Psalm 41:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

Holman Bible

Happy is one who cares for the poor; the Lord will save him in a day of adversity.

International Standard Version

Blessed is the one who is considerate of the destitute; the LORD will deliver him when the times are evil.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is he who considers a poor man. LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

American Standard Version

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is he who considers the weak and the poor; the Lord will deliver him in the time of evil and trouble.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who gives thought to the poor; the Lord will be his saviour in the time of trouble.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that understandeth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is he that understands regarding the poor; the LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer: chanting of David. Happy he attending to the weak one: in the day of evil Jehovah will deliver him.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is the one who] has regard for [the] poor; in [the] day of disaster, Yahweh delivers him.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Blessed is he who acts wisely toward the poor; Jehovah will deliver him in time of trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} Blessed is he, that considereth the poor; the LORD shall deliver him in the time of trouble.

NET Bible

For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is he who considers the poor. The LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

New simplified Bible

([Psalm of David]) Blessed (happy) is the one who has concern for helpless people. Jehovah will rescue (save) him in times of trouble.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy is he that is attentive to the poor, In the day of calamity, will Yahweh deliver him:

Webster

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in the time of trouble.

World English Bible

Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. O the happiness of him Who is acting wisely unto the poor, In a day of evil doth Jehovah deliver him.

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Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

1 How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble. 2 The LORD will protect him and keep him alive, And he shall be called blessed upon the earth; And do not give him over to the desire of his enemies.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Psalm 37:19

They will not be ashamed in the time of evil, And in the days of famine they will have abundance.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Job 29:12-16

Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper.

Job 31:16-20

"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 34:19

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 37:26

All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.

Psalm 37:39-40

But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength in time of trouble.

Psalm 82:3-4

Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Psalm 112:9

He has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 16:14

The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wise man will appease it.

Proverbs 19:17

One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no delight in them";

Isaiah 58:7-11

"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 25:34-39

"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 14:7

"For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.

Luke 14:13-14

"But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Acts 20:35

"In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

2 Corinthians 9:8-14

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;

Galatians 2:10

They only asked us to remember the poor--the very thing I also was eager to do.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.

James 2:13

For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.

Revelation 3:10

'Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.



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