Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,

New American Standard Bible

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

King James Version

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

Holman Bible

Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their hearts.
You will listen carefully,

A Conservative Version

LORD, thou have heard the desire of the humble. Thou will prepare their heart, thou will cause thine ear to hear,

American Standard Version

Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek: Thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear;

Amplified

O Lord, You have heard the desire and the longing of the humble and oppressed; You will prepare and strengthen and direct their hearts, You will cause Your ear to hear,

Bible in Basic English

Lord, you have given ear to the prayer of the poor: you will make strong their hearts, you will give them a hearing:

Darby Translation

Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart; thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou heardest the desire of the poor, O Jehovah: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to attend.

King James 2000

LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] longing of [the] afflicted you have heard, O Yahweh. You will make their heart secure. You will {listen attentively}

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will prepare their heart, You will cause Your ear to hear,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the poor; thou preparest their heart, and thine ear hearkeneth thereto,

NET Bible

Lord, you have heard the request of the oppressed; you make them feel secure because you listen to their prayer.

New Heart English Bible

LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,

The Emphasized Bible

The longing of the patient, thou hast heard, O Yahweh, Thou wilt establish their heart, Thou wilt make attentive thine ear:

Webster

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thy ear to hear:

World English Bible

Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,

Youngs Literal Translation

The desire of the humble Thou hast heard, O Jehovah. Thou preparest their heart; Thou causest Thine ear to attend,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the desire
תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

of the humble
עניו ענו 
`anav 
Usage: 21

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

16 The LORD is king forever and ever; nations will perish from his land. 17 LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully, 18 to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed, so that men of the earth may cause terror no more. To the Director: A Davidic Song.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:18

LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, our ancestors, keep your purposes and thoughts constantly in the hearts of your people and direct their hearts toward you,

Psalm 9:18

For he will not always overlook the plight of the poor, nor will the hope of the afflicted perish forever.

2 Chronicles 30:12

God also poured out his grace throughout Judah, giving them a dedicated heart to do what the king and princes had decreed according to the message from the LORD.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

2 Chronicles 34:27

"Because your heart was sensitive, and you humbled yourself before God when you heard what he had to say about this place and its inhabitants indeed, because you humbled yourself before me, tore your clothes, and cried out to me, I have heard you," declares the LORD.

Psalm 9:12

As an avenger of blood, he remembers them; he has not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 34:15

The LORD looks on the righteous, and he listens to their cries.

Psalm 145:19

He fulfills the desire of those who fear him, hearing their cry and saving them.

Proverbs 16:1

People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD.

Isaiah 65:24

Before they call, I will answer, while they are still speaking, I'll hear.

Matthew 5:3

"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

Luke 18:13-14

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

Romans 8:26

In the same way, the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, since we do not know how to pray as we should. But the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans too deep for words,

Ephesians 2:18

For through him, both of us have access to the Father by one Spirit.

Ephesians 3:12

in whom we have boldness and confident access through his faithfulness.

James 1:16-17

Do not be deceived, my dear brothers.

James 4:6

But he gives all the more grace. And so he says, "God opposes the arrogant but gives grace to the humble."

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the Lord's presence, and he will exalt you.

1 Peter 3:12

For the Lord watches the righteous, and he pays attention to their prayers. But the Lord opposes those who do wrong."

1 Peter 5:5

In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble."

2 Chronicles 29:36

Hezekiah and all of the people were ecstatic with joy because of what God had done for the people, since everything had come about so suddenly.

Psalm 37:4

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 102:17

He will turn to the prayer of the destitute, not despising their prayer.

Psalm 112:7-8

He need not fear a bad report, for his heart is unshaken, since he trusts in the LORD.

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked fears will come about, but the longing of the righteous will be granted.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Acts 4:24-31

When they heard this, they all raised their voices to God and said, "Master, you made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

Acts 12:5-19

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly.

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