Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 mute,
For the rights of all who are unfortunate 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.

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.

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

for the dumb
אלּם 
'illem 
Usage: 6

in the cause
דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Oracle Of King Lemuel

7 let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more. 8 Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all those that are left desolate. 9 Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and minister justice to the afflicted and needy.


Cross References

Psalm 82:3-4

Judge the poor and the fatherless, do justice to the afflicted and the destitute;

1 Samuel 19:4-7

And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David, because he has not sinned against thee; for also what he did was very advantageous to thee;

1 Samuel 20:32

And 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

And Ahimelech answered the king and said, And who is so faithful among all thy servants as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and has access to thy secret council, and is honourable in thy house?

Esther 4:13-16

And Mordecai bade to answer Esther: Imagine not in thy heart that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Job 29:9

Princes refrained from talking, and laid the hand on their mouth;

Job 29:12-17

For I delivered the afflicted that cried, and the fatherless who had no helper.

Psalm 79:11

Let the groaning of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thine arm, preserve those that are appointed to die;

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he will not open his mouth in the gate.

Proverbs 24:11-12

Deliver them that are taken forth unto death, and withdraw not from them that stagger to slaughter.

Jeremiah 26:16-19

And the princes and all the people said unto the priests and to the prophets, This man is not worthy to die; for he hath spoken to us in the name of Jehovah our God.

Jeremiah 26:24

Nevertheless the hand of Ahikam the son of Shaphan was with Jeremiah, that they should not give him into the hand of the people to put him to death.

Jeremiah 38:7-10

And Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, a eunuch who was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon now the king was sitting in the gate of Benjamin,

John 7:51

Does our law judge a man before it have first heard from himself, and know what he does?

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