Parallel Verses

Amplified

You [evildoers] would put to shame and confound the plans of the poor and patient, but the Lord is his safe refuge.

New American Standard Bible

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

King James Version

Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.

Holman Bible

You sinners frustrate the plans of the afflicted,
but the Lord is his refuge.

International Standard Version

You would frustrate the plans of the oppressed, but the LORD is their refuge.

A Conservative Version

Ye put to shame the counsel of the poor because LORD is his refuge.

American Standard Version

Ye put to shame the counsel of the poor, Because Jehovah is his refuge.

Bible in Basic English

You have put to shame the thoughts of the poor, but the Lord is his support.

Darby Translation

Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah was his refuge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor because the LORD is his hope.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye will shame the counsel of the poor, for Jehovah is his refuge.

King James 2000

You have shamed the counsel of the poor, but the LORD is his refuge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You would put to shame [the] plan of [the] poor, because Yahweh [is] his refuge.

Modern King James verseion

You have shamed the counsel of the poor, because Jehovah is his refuge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for you, ye have made a mock at the counsel of the poor, because he putteth his trust in the LORD.

NET Bible

You want to humiliate the oppressed, even though the Lord is their shelter.

New Heart English Bible

You would frustrate the plans of the lowly, but the LORD is his refuge.

The Emphasized Bible

The purpose of the poor, ye would put to shame, because, Yahweh, is his refuge.

Webster

Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.

World English Bible

You frustrate the plan of the poor, because Yahweh is his refuge.

Youngs Literal Translation

The counsel of the poor ye cause to stink, Because Jehovah is his refuge.

Context Readings

A Portrait Of Sinners

5 There they shall be in great fear [literally -- "dreading a dread], for God is with the generation of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (those upright and in right standing with Him). 6 You [evildoers] would put to shame and confound the plans of the poor and patient, but the Lord is his safe refuge. 7 Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When the Lord shall restore the fortunes of His people, then Jacob shall rejoice and Israel shall be glad.


Cross References

Psalm 9:9

The Lord also will be a refuge and a high tower for the oppressed, a refuge and a stronghold in times of trouble (high cost, destitution, and desperation).

Nehemiah 4:2-4

And he said before his brethren and the army of Samaria, What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they restore things [at will and by themselves]? Will they [try to bribe their God] with sacrifices? Will they finish up in a day? Will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rubbish, seeing they are burned?

Psalm 3:2

Many are saying of me, There is no help for him in God. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 4:2

O you sons of men, how long will you turn my honor and glory into shame? How long will you love vanity and futility and seek after lies? Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 22:7-8

All who see me laugh at me and mock me; they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

Psalm 40:17

[As for me] I am poor and needy, yet the Lord takes thought and plans for me. You are my Help and my Deliverer. O my God, do not tarry!

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword [crushing] in my bones, my enemies taunt and reproach me, while they say continually to me, Where is your God?

Psalm 46:1

God is our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble.

Psalm 142:5

I cried to You, O Lord; I said, You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.

Isaiah 37:10-11

Thus shall you speak to Hezekiah king of Judah: Let not your God in Whom you trust deceive you by saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.

Ezekiel 35:10

Because you [Edom] said, These two nations [Israel and Judah] and these two countries shall be mine and we will take possession of them -- "although the Lord was there,

Daniel 3:15

Now if you are ready when you hear the sound of the horn, pipe, lyre, trigon, harp, dulcimer or bagpipe, and every kind of music to fall down and worship the image which I have made, very good. But if you do not worship, you shall be cast at once into the midst of a burning fiery furnace, and who is that god who can deliver you out of my hands?

Matthew 27:40-43

And they said, You Who would tear down the sanctuary of the temple and rebuild it in three days, rescue Yourself from death. If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross.

Hebrews 6:18

This was so that, by two unchangeable things [His promise and His oath] in which it is impossible for God ever to prove false or deceive us, we who have fled [to Him] for refuge might have mighty indwelling strength and strong encouragement to grasp and hold fast the hope appointed for us and set before [us].

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain