Psalm 140:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor.

King James Version

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

International Standard Version

I know that the LORD will act on behalf of the tormented, providing justice for the needy.

A Conservative Version

I know that LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted man, and justice for the needy.

American Standard Version

I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted, And justice for the needy.

Amplified

I know and rest in confidence upon it that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will secure justice for the poor and needy [of His believing children].

Bible in Basic English

I am certain that the Lord will take care of the cause of the poor, and of the rights of those who are troubled.

Darby Translation

I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted one, the right of the needy.

Holman Bible

I know that the Lord upholds the just cause of the poor, justice for the needy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I know that the LORD will effect the judgment of the poor and the judgment of the destitute.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing that Jehovah will do judgment to the poor one, judgment to the needy.

King James 2000

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I know that Yahweh will maintain [the] cause of [the] afflicted, [and] justice for [the] needy.

Modern King James verseion

I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted and the right of the poor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Sure I am, that the LORD will avenge the poor, and maintain the cause of the helpless.

NET Bible

I know that the Lord defends the cause of the oppressed and vindicates the poor.

New Heart English Bible

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and justice for the needy.

New simplified Bible

I know that Jehovah will defend the rights of those who are oppressed and the cause of those who are needy.

The Emphasized Bible

I know that Yahweh will execute, the right of the oppressed one, the vindication of the needy.

Webster

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

World English Bible

I know that Yahweh will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and justice for the needy.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have known that Jehovah doth execute The judgment of the afflicted, The judgment of the needy.

Context Readings

Prayer For Rescue

11 "May a slanderer not be established in the earth; May evil hunt the violent man speedily." 12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor. 13 Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name; The upright will dwell in Your presence.


Cross References

Psalm 9:4

For You have maintained my just cause; You have sat on the throne judging righteously.

1 Kings 8:45

then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.

1 Kings 8:49

then hear their prayer and their supplication in heaven Your dwelling place, and maintain their cause,

Psalm 10:17-18

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like You, Who delivers the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, And the afflicted and the needy from him who robs him?"

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.

Psalm 102:17

He has regarded the prayer of the destitute And has not despised their prayer.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Proverbs 23:10-11

Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Jeremiah 22:16

"He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; Then it was well Is not that what it means to know Me?" Declares the LORD.

Matthew 11:5

the BLIND RECEIVE SIGHT and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.



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