Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

To hear the groaning of the prisoner,
To set free those who were doomed to death,

King James Version

To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

Holman Bible

to hear a prisoner’s groaning,
to set free those condemned to die,

International Standard Version

to listen to the groans of prisoners, to set free those condemned to death,

A Conservative Version

to hear the sighing of the prisoner, to loose those who are appointed to death,

American Standard Version

To hear the sighing of the prisoner; To loose those that are appointed to death;

Amplified


To hear the sighing of the prisoner,
To set free those who were doomed to death,

Darby Translation

To hear the groaning of the prisoner, to loose those that are appointed to die;

Julia Smith Translation

To hear the groaning of the bound; to loose the sons of death.

King James 2000

To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

Lexham Expanded Bible

to hear [the] groaning of [the] prisoner, to liberate {those destined to die},

Modern King James verseion

to hear the groaning of the prisoner, to set free the sons of death;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that he may hear the mournings of such as be in captivity, and deliver the children that are appointed unto death,

NET Bible

in order to hear the painful cries of the prisoners, and to set free those condemned to die,

New Heart English Bible

to hear the groans of the prisoner; to free those who are condemned to death;

The Emphasized Bible

To hear the groaning of the prisoner, To set free, them who were appointed to death.

Webster

To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

World English Bible

to hear the groans of the prisoner; to free those who are condemned to death;

Youngs Literal Translation

To hear the groan of the prisoner, To loose sons of death,

Verse Info

Context Readings

Affliction In Light Of Eternity

19 For He looked down from His holy height;
From heaven the Lord gazed upon the earth,
20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner,
To set free those who were doomed to death,
21 That men may tell of the name of the Lord in Zion
And His praise in Jerusalem,


Cross References

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.

Psalm 146:7

Who executes justice for the oppressed;
Who gives food to the hungry.
The Lord sets the prisoners free.

Exodus 2:23-25

Now it came about in the course of those many days that the king of Egypt died. And the sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry for help because of their bondage rose up to God.

Exodus 3:7

The Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

2 Kings 13:4

Then Jehoahaz entreated the favor of the Lord, and the Lord listened to him; for He saw the oppression of Israel, how the king of Aram oppressed them.

2 Kings 13:22-23

Now Hazael king of Aram had oppressed Israel all the days of Jehoahaz.

2 Chronicles 33:11-13

Therefore the Lord brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon.

Job 24:12

“From the city men groan,
And the souls of the wounded cry out;
Yet God does not pay attention to folly.

Isaiah 14:17

Who made the world like a wilderness
And overthrew its cities,
Who did not allow his prisoners to go home?’

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
Because the Lord has anointed me
To bring good news to the afflicted;
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
To proclaim liberty to captives
And freedom to prisoners;

Jeremiah 51:32-35

The fords also have been seized,
And they have burned the marshes with fire,
And the men of war are terrified.

Zechariah 9:9-12

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!
Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem!
Behold, your king is coming to you;
He is just and endowed with salvation,
Humble, and mounted on a donkey,
Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Acts 12:6-11

On the very night when Herod was about to bring him forward, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards in front of the door were watching over the prison.

Ephesians 2:2-3

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

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