Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

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.

Context Readings

Prayer For Rescue

11 A talkative man is not established in the earth, One of violence -- evil hunteth to overflowing. 12 I have known that Jehovah doth execute The judgment of the afflicted, The judgment of the needy. 13 Only -- the righteous give thanks to Thy name, The upright do dwell with Thy presence!


Cross References

Psalm 9:4

For Thou hast done my judgment and my right. Thou hast sat on a throne, A judge of righteousness.

1 Kings 8:45

then Thou hast heard in the heavens their prayer and their supplication, and hast maintained their cause.

1 Kings 8:49

'Then Thou hast heard in the heavens, the settled place of Thy dwelling, their prayer and their supplication, and hast maintained their cause,

Psalm 10:17-18

The desire of the humble Thou hast heard, O Jehovah. Thou preparest their heart; Thou causest Thine ear to attend,

Psalm 22:24

For He hath not despised, nor abominated, The affliction of the afflicted, Nor hath He hidden His face from him, And in his crying unto Him He heareth.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones say, 'Jehovah, who is like Thee, Delivering the poor from the stronger than he, And the poor and needy from his plunderer.'

Psalm 72:4

He judgeth the poor of the people, Giveth deliverance to the sons of the needy, And bruiseth the oppressor.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he delivereth the needy who crieth, And the poor when he hath no helper,

Psalm 102:17

He turned unto the prayer of the destitute, And He hath not despised their prayer.

Proverbs 22:22

Rob not the poor because he is poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not a border of olden times, And into fields of the fatherless enter not,

Isaiah 11:4

And he hath judged in righteousness the poor, And decided in uprightness for the humble of earth, And hath smitten earth with the rod of his mouth, And with the breath of his lips he putteth the wicked to death.

Jeremiah 22:16

He decided the cause of the poor and needy, Then it is well -- is it not to know Me? An affirmation of Jehovah.

Matthew 11:5

blind receive sight, and lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and deaf hear, dead are raised, and poor have good news proclaimed,

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