Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, says LORD. I will set him in the safety he gasps for.

New American Standard Bible

“Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy,
Now I will arise,” says the Lord; “I will set him in the safety for which he longs.”

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

“Because of the oppression of the afflicted
and the groaning of the poor,
I will now rise up,” says the Lord.
“I will put the one who longs for it in a safe place.”

International Standard Version

"Because the poor are being oppressed, because the needy are sighing, I will now arise," says the LORD, "I will establish in safety those who yearn for it."

American Standard Version

Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, Now will I arise, saith Jehovah; I will set him in the safety he panteth for.

Amplified


“Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy,
Now I will arise,” says the Lord; “I will place him in the safety for which he longs.”

Bible in Basic English

Because of the crushing of the poor and the weeping of those in need, now will I come to his help, says the Lord; I will give him the salvation which he is desiring.

Darby Translation

Because of the oppression of the afflicted, because of the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith Jehovah, I will set him in safety, at whom they puff.

Julia Smith Translation

From the oppression of the poor, from the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, Jehovah will say; I will set with salvation, he will puff at him.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Because of [the] oppression of [the] afflicted, because of [the] groaning of [the] poor, now I will rise up," Yahweh says. "I shall put [them] in [the] safety [for which] they long."

Modern King James verseion

For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, I will now arise, says Jehovah. I will set in safety, he pants for it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Now, for the comfortless troubles' sake of the needy, and because of the deep sighing of the poor, I will arise," saith the LORD, "and will help them, and set them at rest."

NET Bible

"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."

New Heart English Bible

"Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in safety from those who malign him."

The Emphasized Bible

Because of violence done to the poor, because of the crying of the needy, Now, will I arise! O may Yahweh say, - I will place him in safety - let him puff at him!

Webster

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.

World English Bible

"Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says Yahweh; "I will set him in safety from those who malign him."

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of the spoiling of the poor, Because of the groaning of the needy, Now do I arise, saith Jehovah, I set in safety him who doth breathe for it.

References

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Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

4 who have said, With our tongue will we prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us? 5 Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, says LORD. I will set him in the safety he gasps for. 6 The words of LORD are pure words, as silver tried in a furnace on the earth, purified seven times.


Cross References

Isaiah 33:10

Now I will arise, says LORD. Now I will lift up myself. Now I will be exalted.

Exodus 2:23-24

And it came to pass 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, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage.

Exodus 3:7-9

And LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.

Judges 10:16

And they put away the foreign gods from among them, and served LORD. And his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.

Job 5:15

But he saves from the sword of their mouth, even the needy from the hand of the mighty.

Job 5:21

Thou shall be hid from the scourge of the tongue. Neither shall thou be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Psalm 10:5

His ways are profane at all times. Thy judgments are far above out of his sight. As for all his adversaries, he puffs at them.

Psalm 10:12

Arise, O LORD, O God, lift up thy hand. Do not forget the poor.

Psalm 10:18

to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may no more be appalling.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 74:21-22

O let not he who is oppressed return ashamed. Let a poor and needy man praise thy name.

Psalm 79:10-11

Why should the nations say, Where is their God? Let the avenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed be known among the nations in our sight.

Psalm 146:7-8

who executes justice for the oppressed, who gives food to the hungry. LORD releases the prisoners.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses a poor man reproaches his maker, but he who has mercy on a needy man honors him.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou see the oppression of a poor man, and the violent wresting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter. For [a man] higher than the high is observing, and there are higher [men] than they.

Isaiah 19:20

And it shall be for a sign and for a witness to LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt. For they shall cry to LORD because of oppressors, and he will send them a savior, and a defender, and he will deliver them.

Ezekiel 18:12-13

has wronged the poor and needy man, has taken by robbery, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,

Ezekiel 18:18

As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, robbed his brother, and did that which is not good among his people, behold, he shall die in his iniquity.

Micah 7:8-9

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy. When I fall, I shall arise. When I sit in darkness, LORD will be a light to me.

James 5:4

Behold the wage of the workmen who reaped your fields. The man who was defrauded by you cries out. And the outcries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of Lord of hosts.

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