Parallel Verses

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].

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Let not a man of slanderous tongue be established in the earth; let evil hunt the violent man to overthrow him [let calamity follow his evildoings]. 12 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]. 13 Surely the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall give thanks to Your name; the upright shall dwell in Your presence (before Your very face).


Cross References

Psalm 9:4

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

1 Kings 8:45

Then hear in heaven their prayer and supplication, and defend their cause and maintain their right.

1 Kings 8:49

Then hear their prayer and their supplication in heaven, Your dwelling place, and defend their cause and maintain their right.

Psalm 10:17-18

O Lord, You have heard the desire and the longing of the humble and oppressed; You will prepare and strengthen and direct their hearts, You will cause Your ear to hear,

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised or abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither has He hidden His face from him, but when he cried to Him, He heard.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones shall say, Lord, who is like You, You Who deliver the poor and the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, yes, the poor and the needy from him who snatches away his goods?

Psalm 72:4

May he judge and defend the poor of the people, deliver the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor,

Psalm 72:12-14

For He delivers the needy when he calls out, the poor also and him who has no helper.

Psalm 102:17

He will regard the plea of the destitute and will not despise their prayer.

Proverbs 22:22

Rob not the poor [being tempted by their helplessness], neither oppress the afflicted at the gate [where the city court is held],

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not the ancient landmark and enter not into the fields of the fatherless,

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness and justice shall He judge the poor and decide with fairness for the meek, the poor, and the downtrodden of the earth; and He shall smite the earth and the oppressor with the rod of His mouth, and with the breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged and defended the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not [all] this [what it means] to know and recognize Me? says the Lord.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed (by healing) and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up and the poor have good news (the Gospel) preached to them.

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