Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

5 Look, God [is] mighty but does not despise [anyone]; [he is] mighty [and] {good in understanding}. 6 He does not keep [the] wicked alive but grants justice [to the] afflicted. 7 He does not withdraw his eyes from [the] righteous, but he sets them forever with kings on the throne, and they are exalted.



Cross References

Psalm 72:12-14

Indeed he will deliver [the] needy [who is] crying for help, and [the] afflicted [who] has no helper.

Psalm 140:12

I know that Yahweh will maintain [the] cause of [the] afflicted, [and] justice for [the] needy.

Proverbs 22:22-23

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

Exodus 22:22-24

" 'You will not afflict any widow or orphan.

Job 5:15

And he saves from the sword of their mouth, {even} [the] poor from the hand of the strong.

Job 8:22

[Those] who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked {will be no more}."

Job 21:7-9

"Why do [the] wicked live, grow old, even grow mighty [in] power?

Job 21:30

Indeed, [the] wicked is spared from [the] day of disaster; he is delivered from [the] day of wrath.

Job 29:12-17

because I saved [the] needy who cried for help, and [I saved] [the] orphan for whom [there was] no helper.

Psalm 9:12

for he [who] {avenges bloodshed} remembers them. He does not forget the distressed cry of [the] afflicted.

Psalm 10:14-15

[But] you have seen; indeed you have noted trouble and grief to take [it] into your hand. The helpless abandons [himself] upon you; you have been [the] helper [for the] orphan.

Psalm 55:23

But you, O God, you will bring them down to [the] pit of corruption. [The] men of bloodshed and deceit will not live half their days, but I will trust you.

Psalm 72:4

May he provide justice [for the] poor of [the] people, save [the] children of [the] needy, and crush [the] oppressor.

Psalm 82:1-4

God stands in the divine assembly; he administers judgment in the midst of [the] gods.

Isaiah 11:4

But he shall judge [the] poor with righteousness, and he shall decide for [the] needy of [the] earth with rectitude. And he shall strike [the] earth with the rod of his mouth, and he shall kill [the] wicked person with the breath of his lips.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.

2 Peter 2:9

[then] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to reserve the unrighteous to be punished at the day of judgment,

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