Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

King James Version

Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

Holman Bible

Speak up for those who have no voice, for the justice of all who are dispossessed.

International Standard Version

Speak for those who cannot speak; seek justice for all those on the verge of destruction.

A Conservative Version

Open thy mouth for the mute, in the cause of all such as are left desolate.

American Standard Version

Open thy mouth for the dumb, In the cause of all such as are left desolate.

Amplified

Open your mouth for the dumb [those unable to speak for themselves], for the rights of all who are left desolate and defenseless;

Bible in Basic English

Let your mouth be open for those who have no voice, in the cause of those who are ready for death.

Darby Translation

Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all those that are left desolate.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Open thy mouth for those who cannot speak in the judgment of all the sons of death.

Julia Smith Translation

Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the judgment of all the sons of the surviving.

King James 2000

Open your mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all who are left desolate.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all the {needy}.

Modern King James verseion

Open your mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all the sons of those passing away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be thou an advocate and stand in judgment thyself, to speak for all such as be dumb and sucourless.

NET Bible

Open your mouth on behalf of those unable to speak, for the legal rights of all the dying.

New Heart English Bible

Open your mouth for the mute, in the cause of all who are left desolate.

New simplified Bible

Open your mouth for the dumb in the cause of all who are appointed to destruction.

The Emphasized Bible

Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all the children of the departed.

Webster

Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

World English Bible

Open your mouth for the mute, in the cause of all who are left desolate.

Youngs Literal Translation

Open thy mouth for the dumb, For the right of all sons of change.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

for the dumb
אלּם 
'illem 
Usage: 6

in the cause
דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20


Usage: 0

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Oracle Of King Lemuel

7 Let him drink and forget his poverty And remember his trouble no more. 8 Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate. 9 Open your mouth, judge righteously, And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.


Cross References

Psalm 82:3-4

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

1 Samuel 19:4-7

Then Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, "Do not let the king sin against his servant David, since he has not sinned against you, and since his deeds have been very beneficial to you.

1 Samuel 20:32

But Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done?"

1 Samuel 22:14-15

Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants is as faithful as David, even the king's son-in-law, who is captain over your guard, and is honored in your house?

Esther 4:13-16

Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, "Do not imagine that you in the king's palace can escape any more than all the Jews.

Job 29:9

"The princes stopped talking And put their hands on their mouths;

Job 29:12-17

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

Psalm 79:11

Let the groaning of the prisoner come before You; According to the greatness of Your power preserve those who are doomed to die.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too exalted for a fool, He does not open his mouth in the gate.

Proverbs 24:11-12

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Jeremiah 26:16-19

Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and to the prophets, "No death sentence for this man! For he has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God."

Jeremiah 26:24

But the hand of Ahikam the son of Shaphan was with Jeremiah, so that he was not given into the hands of the people to put him to death.

Jeremiah 38:7-10

But Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, a eunuch, while he was in the king's palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern Now the king was sitting in the Gate of Benjamin;

John 7:51

"Our Law does not judge a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, does it?"

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