Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that 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.

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 satisfies your life with good things, so your youth is renewed like an eagle's. 6 The Lord does what is fair, and executes justice for all the oppressed. 7 The Lord revealed his faithful acts to Moses, his deeds to the Israelites.

Cross References

Psalm 146:7

vindicates the oppressed, and gives food to the hungry. The Lord releases the imprisoned.

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the violence done to the oppressed, because of the painful cries of the needy, I will spring into action," says the Lord. "I will provide the safety they so desperately desire."

Deuteronomy 24:14-15

You must not oppress a lowly and poor servant, whether one from among your fellow Israelites or from the resident foreigners who are living in your land and villages.

Job 27:13-23

This is the portion of the wicked man allotted by God, the inheritance that evildoers receive from the Almighty.

Psalm 9:9

Consequently the Lord provides safety for the oppressed; he provides safety in times of trouble.

Psalm 10:14-18

You have taken notice, for you always see one who inflicts pain and suffering. The unfortunate victim entrusts his cause to you; you deliver the fatherless.

Psalm 72:4

He will defend the oppressed among the people; he will deliver the children of the poor and crush the oppressor.

Psalm 72:12

For he will rescue the needy when they cry out for help, and the oppressed who have no defender.

Psalm 109:31

because he stands at the right hand of the needy, to deliver him from those who threaten his life.

Proverbs 14:31

The one who oppresses the poor insults his Creator, but whoever shows favor to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,

Proverbs 23:10

Do not move an ancient boundary stone, or take over the fields of the fatherless,

Isaiah 14:4-32

you will taunt the king of Babylon with these words: "Look how the oppressor has met his end! Hostility has ceased!

Isaiah 58:6-7

No, this is the kind of fast I want. I want you to remove the sinful chains, to tear away the ropes of the burdensome yoke, to set free the oppressed, and to break every burdensome yoke.

Jeremiah 7:6-15

Stop oppressing foreigners who live in your land, children who have lost their fathers, and women who have lost their husbands. Stop killing innocent people in this land. Stop paying allegiance to other gods. That will only bring about your ruin.

Ezekiel 22:7

They have treated father and mother with contempt within you; they have oppressed the foreigner among you; they have wronged the orphan and the widow within you.

Ezekiel 22:12-14

They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, declares the sovereign Lord.

Micah 2:1-3

Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.

Micah 3:2-4

yet you hate what is good, and love what is evil. You flay my people's skin and rip the flesh from their bones.

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor! Are not the rich oppressing you and dragging you into the courts?

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.

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