Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

Amplified

You [evildoers] would put to shame and confound the plans of the poor and patient, but the Lord is his safe 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 Then they will be filled with terror,
for God is with those who are righteous.
6 You sinners frustrate the plans of the afflicted,
but the Lord is his refuge.
7 Oh, that Israel’s deliverance would come from Zion!
When the Lord restores the fortunes of His people,
Jacob will rejoice; Israel will be glad.


Cross References

Psalm 9:9

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
a refuge in times of trouble.

Nehemiah 4:2-4

before his colleagues and the powerful men of Samaria, and said, “What are these pathetic Jews doing? Can they restore it by themselves? Will they offer sacrifices? Will they ever finish it? Can they bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?”

Psalm 3:2

Many say about me,
“There is no help for him in God.”Selah

Psalm 4:2

How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted?
How long will you love what is worthless
and pursue a lie?Selah

Psalm 22:7-8

Everyone who sees me mocks me;
they sneer and shake their heads:

Psalm 40:17

I am afflicted and needy;
the Lord thinks of me.
You are my helper and my deliverer;
my God, do not delay.

Psalm 42:10

My adversaries taunt me,
as if crushing my bones,
while all day long they say to me,
“Where is your God?”

Psalm 46:1

For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.God is our refuge and strength,
a helper who is always found
in times of trouble.

Psalm 142:5

I cry to You, Lord;
I say, “You are my shelter,
my portion in the land of the living.”

Isaiah 37:10-11

“Say this to Hezekiah king of Judah: ‘Don’t let your God, whom you trust, deceive you by promising that Jerusalem won’t be handed over to the king of Assyria.

Ezekiel 35:10

“Because you said, ‘These two nations and two lands will be mine, and we will possess them’—though the Lord was there

Daniel 3:15

Now if you’re ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, fall down and worship the statue I made. But if you don’t worship it, you will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire—and who is the god who can rescue you from my power?”

Matthew 27:40-43

and saying, “The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!”

Hebrews 6:18

so that through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to seize the hope set before us.

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