Parallel Verses

Amplified

The Lord is close to those who are of a broken heart and saves such as are crushed with sorrow for sin and are humbly and thoroughly penitent.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.

King James Version

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

Holman Bible

The Lord is near the brokenhearted;
He saves those crushed in spirit.

International Standard Version

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted, and he delivers those whose spirit has been crushed.

A Conservative Version

LORD is near to those who are of a broken heart, and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.

American Standard Version

Jehovah is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart, And saveth such as are of a contrite spirit.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is near the broken-hearted; he is the saviour of those whose spirits are crushed down.

Darby Translation

Jehovah is nigh to those that are of a broken heart, and saveth them that are of a contrite spirit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Tzaddi The LORD is near unto those that are of a broken heart and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah is near to the broken of heart, and he will save the humble of spirit

King James 2000

The LORD is near unto them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh [is] near to [those who are] heartbroken and saves [those who are] crushed in spirit.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is near to the broken-hearted; and saves those who are of a contrite spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD is nigh unto them that are contrite in heart, and will save such as be of a humble spirit.

NET Bible

The Lord is near the brokenhearted; he delivers those who are discouraged.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

Near is Yahweh, to the broken in heart, And, the crushed in spirit, will he save.

Webster

The LORD is nigh to them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as are of a contrite spirit.

World English Bible

Yahweh is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

Near is Jehovah to the broken of heart, And the bruised of spirit He saveth.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 34:18

References

Hastings

Images Psalm 34:18

Context Readings

The Lord Delivers The Righteous

17 When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their distress and troubles. 18 The Lord is close to those who are of a broken heart and saves such as are crushed with sorrow for sin and are humbly and thoroughly penitent. 19 Many evils confront the [consistently] righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.


Cross References

Psalm 145:18

The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him sincerely and in truth.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One -- "He Who inhabits eternity, Whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, but with him also who is of a thoroughly penitent and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the thoroughly penitent [bruised with sorrow for sin].

Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds [curing their pains and their sorrows].

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed and qualified me to preach the Gospel of good tidings to the meek, the poor, and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up and heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the [physical and spiritual] captives and the opening of the prison and of the eyes to those who are bound,

Psalm 51:17

My sacrifice [the sacrifice acceptable] to God is a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart [broken down with sorrow for sin and humbly and thoroughly penitent], such, O God, You will not despise.

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things My hand has made, and so all these things have come into being [by and for Me], says the Lord. But this is the man to whom I will look and have regard: he who is humble and of a broken or wounded spirit, and who trembles at My word and reveres My commands.

Psalm 119:151

You are near, O Lord [nearer to me than my foes], and all Your commandments are truth.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found [claiming Him by necessity and by right]; call upon Him while He is near.

2 Kings 22:19

Because your heart was [tender and] penitent and you humbled yourself before the Lord when you heard what I said against this place and against its inhabitants, that they should become a desolation, [an astonishment and] a curse, and you have rent your clothes and wept before Me, I also have heard you, says the Lord.

Psalm 85:9

Surely His salvation is near to those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him, [and is ready to be appropriated] that [the manifest presence of God, His] glory may tabernacle and abide in our land.

Ezekiel 36:26

A new heart will I give you and a new spirit will I put within you, and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon Me, because He has anointed Me [the Anointed One, the Messiah] to preach the good news (the Gospel) to the poor; He has sent Me to announce release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to send forth as delivered those who are oppressed [who are downtrodden, bruised, crushed, and broken down by calamity],

Psalm 75:1

We give praise and thanks to You, O God, we praise and give thanks; Your wondrous works declare that Your Name is near and they who invoke Your Name rehearse Your wonders.

Ezekiel 36:31

Then you shall [earnestly] remember your own evil ways and your doings that were not good, and shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominable deeds.

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