Parallel Verses

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,

International Standard Version

LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, 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 of the humble and oppressed;
You will strengthen their heart, You will incline 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,

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 for ever and ever; the Gentiles are perished out of his land. 17 O Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear
18 to judge the fatherless and the oppressed that the man of the earth may no longer oppress.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:18

O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep for ever this purpose in the thoughts of the heart of thy people and prepare their heart unto thee.

Psalm 9:18

For the humble shall not always be forgotten: the hope of the poor shall not perish for ever.

2 Chronicles 30:12

Also in Judah the hand of God was to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, according to the word of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

2 Chronicles 34:27

and thy heart became tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, hearing his words against this place and against its inhabitants and didst humble thyself before me and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me, I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

Psalm 9:12

When he makes requirement for blood, he remembers them; he does not forget the cry of the humble.

Psalm 34:15

Samech The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

Psalm 145:19

Resh He will fulfil the desire of those that fear him; he also will hear their cry and will save them.

Proverbs 16:1

Of man are the preparations of the heart, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Isaiah 65:24

And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Luke 18:13-14

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

Romans 8:26

And likewise also the Spirit helps our weakness; for we know not how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself makes entreaty for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Ephesians 2:18

For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.

Ephesians 3:12

In whom we have security and access with confidence by the faith of him.

James 1:16-17

Do not err, my beloved brethren.

James 4:6

But he gives greater grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

1 Peter 3:12

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers; but the face of the Lord is against those that do evil.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, young people, be subject to the elders in such a manner that you are all subject to one another. Be clothed with humility of will, for God resists the proud and gives grace to the humble.

2 Chronicles 29:36

And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, that God had prepared the people, for the thing was done suddenly.

Psalm 37:4

In the same manner delight thyself in the LORD, and he shall give thee the desires of thy heart.

Psalm 102:17

He shall have regarded the prayer of those who are alone and destitute and not despised their prayer.

Psalm 112:7-8

Mem He shall not be afraid of evil rumours; Nun his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

Proverbs 10:24

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him, but God shall grant the desire of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:8

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

Acts 4:24-31

And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord and said, Lord, thou art the God, who hast made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them,

Acts 12:5-19

Peter therefore was kept in the prison, and the congregation made prayer without unto God for him.

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