Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He does not keep the wicked alive, But gives justice to the afflicted.

King James Version

He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.

Holman Bible

He does not keep the wicked alive, but He gives justice to the afflicted.

International Standard Version

He doesn't let the wicked live; he grants justice to the afflicted.

A Conservative Version

He does not preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted [their] right.

American Standard Version

He preserveth not the life of the wicked, But giveth to the afflicted their right.

Amplified

He does not prolong the life of the wicked, but gives the needy and afflicted their right.

Bible in Basic English

His eyes are ever on the upright, and he gives to the crushed their right;

Darby Translation

He saveth not the wicked alive; but he doeth justice to the afflicted.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall not give life to the wicked; but to the poor he shall give their right.

Julia Smith Translation

He will not save alive the unjust one, and he will give the judgment of the poor.

King James 2000

He preserves not the life of the wicked: but gives justice to the poor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He does not keep [the] wicked alive but grants justice [to the] afflicted.

Modern King James verseion

He will not keep alive one who is wicked, but gives right to the afflicted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for the ungodly, he preserveth them not, but helpeth the poor to their right.

NET Bible

He does not allow the wicked to live, but he gives justice to the poor.

New Heart English Bible

He doesn't preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted their right.

New simplified Bible

He does not keep the wicked alive but gives the afflicted their rights.

The Emphasized Bible

He will not keep alive one who is lawless, but, the right of oppressed ones, will he grant;

Webster

He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.

World English Bible

He doesn't preserve the life of the wicked, but gives to the afflicted their right.

Youngs Literal Translation

He reviveth not the wicked, And the judgment of the poor appointeth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He preserveth not the life
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

but giveth
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

5 "Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any; He is mighty in strength of understanding. 6 "He does not keep the wicked alive, But gives justice to the afflicted. 7 "He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; But with kings on the throne He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.



Cross References

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.

Psalm 140:12

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Exodus 22:22-24

"You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.

Job 5:15

"But He saves from the sword of their mouth, And the poor from the hand of the mighty.

Job 8:22

"Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, And the tent of the wicked will be no longer."

Job 21:7-9

"Why do the wicked still live, Continue on, also become very powerful?

Job 21:30

"For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity; They will be led forth at the day of fury.

Job 29:12-17

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

Psalm 9:12

For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 10:14-15

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days But I will trust in You.

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.

Psalm 82:1-4

God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

2 Peter 2:9

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,

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