Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Happy is one who cares for the poor;
the Lord will save him in a day of adversity.

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How blessed is he who considers the helpless;
The Lord will deliver him in a day of trouble.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

International Standard Version

Blessed is the one who is considerate of the destitute; the LORD will deliver him when the times are evil.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is he who considers a poor man. LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

American Standard Version

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Amplified

Blessed [by God’s grace and compassion] is he who considers the helpless;
The Lord will save him in the day of trouble.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who gives thought to the poor; the Lord will be his saviour in the time of trouble.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that understandeth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer: chanting of David. Happy he attending to the weak one: in the day of evil Jehovah will deliver him.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is the one who] has regard for [the] poor; in [the] day of disaster, Yahweh delivers him.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Blessed is he who acts wisely toward the poor; Jehovah will deliver him in time of trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} Blessed is he, that considereth the poor; the LORD shall deliver him in the time of trouble.

NET Bible

For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is he who considers the poor. The LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy is he that is attentive to the poor, In the day of calamity, will Yahweh deliver him:

Webster

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in the time of trouble.

World English Bible

Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. O the happiness of him Who is acting wisely unto the poor, In a day of evil doth Jehovah deliver him.

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Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

1 For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Happy is one who cares for the poor;
the Lord will save him in a day of adversity.
2 The Lord will keep him and preserve him;
he will be blessed in the land.
You will not give him over to the desire of his enemies.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:21

The one who despises his neighbor sins,
but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Psalm 37:19

They will not be disgraced in times of adversity;
they will be satisfied in days of hunger.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.

Job 29:12-16

For I rescued the poor man who cried out for help,
and the fatherless child who had no one to support him.

Job 31:16-20

If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,

Psalm 34:19

Many adversities come to the one who is righteous,
but the Lord delivers him from them all.

Psalm 37:26

He is always generous, always lending,
and his children are a blessing.

Psalm 37:39-40

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord,
their refuge in a time of distress.

Psalm 82:3-4

Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;
uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.

Psalm 112:9

He distributes freely to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 16:14

A king’s fury is a messenger of death,
but a wise man appeases it.

Proverbs 19:17

Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Send your bread on the surface of the waters,
for after many days you may find it.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

So remember your Creator in the days of your youth:

Before the days of adversity come,
and the years approach when you will say,
“I have no delight in them”;

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,
to bring the poor and homeless into your house,
to clothe the naked when you see him,
and not to ignore your own flesh and blood?

Matthew 25:34-39

Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 14:7

You always have the poor with you, and you can do what is good for them whenever you want, but you do not always have Me.

Luke 14:13-14

On the contrary, when you host a banquet, invite those who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.

Acts 20:35

In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’

2 Corinthians 9:8-14

And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work.

Galatians 2:10

They asked only that we would remember the poor, which I made every effort to do.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we exhort you, brothers: warn those who are irresponsible, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

James 2:13

For judgment is without mercy to the one who hasn’t shown mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

Revelation 3:10

Because you have kept My command to endure, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is going to come over the whole world to test those who live on the earth.

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