Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The Lord pays attention to the godly and hears their cry for help.

New American Standard Bible

The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous
And His ears are open to their cry.

King James Version

The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

Holman Bible

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and His ears are open to their cry for help.

International Standard Version

The LORD looks on the righteous, and he listens to their cries.

A Conservative Version

The eyes of LORD are toward the righteous, and his ears are [open] to their {prayer (LXX/NT)}.

American Standard Version

The eyes of Jehovah are toward the righteous, And his ears are open unto their cry.

Amplified


The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous [those with moral courage and spiritual integrity]
And His ears are open to their cry.

Bible in Basic English

The eyes of the Lord are on the upright, and his ears are open to their cry.

Darby Translation

The eyes of Jehovah are upon the righteous, and his ears are toward their cry;

Julia Smith Translation

The eyes of Jehovah upon the just, and his ears to their cries.

King James 2000

The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The eyes of Yahweh [are] toward [the] righteous, and his ears toward their cry for help.

Modern King James verseion

The eyes of Jehovah are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their cry.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the eyes of the LORD are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.

New Heart English Bible

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous. His ears listen to their cry.

The Emphasized Bible

The eyes of Yahweh, are towards the righteous, And, his ears, towards their cry for help:

Webster

The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry.

World English Bible

Yahweh's eyes are toward the righteous. His ears listen to their cry.

Youngs Literal Translation

The eyes of Jehovah are unto the righteous, And His ears unto their cry.

References

Easton

Ear

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Ear

Context Readings

The Lord Delivers The Righteous

14 Turn away from evil and do what is right! Strive for peace and promote it! 15 The Lord pays attention to the godly and hears their cry for help. 16 But the Lord opposes evildoers and wipes out all memory of them from the earth.


Cross References

Psalm 33:18

Look, the Lord takes notice of his loyal followers, those who wait for him to demonstrate his faithfulness

Job 36:7

He does not take his eyes off the righteous; but with kings on the throne he seats the righteous and exalts them forever.

Psalm 34:6

This oppressed man cried out and the Lord heard; he saved him from all his troubles.

Psalm 34:17

The godly cry out and the Lord hears; he saves them from all their troubles.

Daniel 9:17-23

"So now, our God, accept the prayer and requests of your servant, and show favor to your devastated sanctuary for your own sake.

2 Chronicles 6:40

"Now, my God, may you be attentive and responsive to the prayers offered in this place.

Psalm 130:2

O Lord, listen to me! Pay attention to my plea for mercy!

Isaiah 37:14-21

Hezekiah took the letter from the messengers and read it. Then Hezekiah went up to the Lord's temple and spread it out before the Lord.

1 Peter 3:12

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer. But the Lord's face is against those who do evil.

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