Parallel Verses

King James Version

The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord performs righteous deeds
And judgments for all who are oppressed.

Holman Bible

The Lord executes acts of righteousness
and justice for all the oppressed.

International Standard Version

The LORD continuously does what is right, executing justice for all who are being oppressed.

A Conservative Version

LORD executes righteous acts, and judgments for all who are oppressed.

American Standard Version

Jehovah executeth righteous acts, And judgments for all that are oppressed.


The Lord executes righteousness
And justice for all the oppressed.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord gives decisions in righteousness for all who are in trouble.

Darby Translation

Jehovah executeth righteousness and justice for all that are oppressed.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah did justices and judgments to all being oppressed.

King James 2000

The LORD executes righteousness and justice for all that are oppressed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh does deeds of justice and judgments for all [who] are oppressed,

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah works righteousness and judgment for all who are pressed down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment, for all them that are oppressed with wrong.

NET Bible

The Lord does what is fair, and executes justice for all the oppressed.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD executes righteous acts, and justice for all who are oppressed.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh is one, who executeth righteousness, Yea vindication for all the oppressed.


The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

World English Bible

Yahweh executes righteous acts, and justice for all who are oppressed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah is doing righteousness and judgments For all the oppressed.



Context Readings

The Forgiving God

5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's. 6 The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed. 7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.

Cross References

Psalm 146:7

Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

Psalm 12:5

For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

Deuteronomy 24:14-15

Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:

Job 27:13-23

This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.

Psalm 9:9

The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

Psalm 10:14-18

Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 72:4

He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

Psalm 72:12

For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.

Psalm 109:31

For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

Proverbs 14:31

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Proverbs 23:10

Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

Isaiah 14:4-32

That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!

Isaiah 58:6-7

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?

Jeremiah 7:6-15

If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt:

Ezekiel 22:7

In thee have they set light by father and mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow.

Ezekiel 22:12-14

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.

Micah 2:1-3

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 3:2-4

Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

James 2:6

But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?

James 5:1-6

Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

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