Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

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.

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.

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 (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is he who considers the weak and the poor; the Lord will deliver him in the time of evil and 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is he that understands regarding the poor; the LORD 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.

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 [To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble. 2 The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and you will not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:21

He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Psalm 37:19

They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:

Job 29:12-16

Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

Job 31:16-20

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

Psalm 34:19

Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 37:26

He is ever merciful, and lends; and his descendants are blessed.

Psalm 37:39-40

But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

Psalm 82:3-4

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 16:14

The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will appease it.

Proverbs 19:17

He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread upon the waters: for you shall find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them;

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 25:34-39

Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Mark 14:7

For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you will you may do them good: but me you have not always.

Luke 14:13-14

But when you give a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

Acts 20:35

I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

2 Corinthians 9:8-14

And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

Galatians 2:10

Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was eager to do.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are idle, encourage the faint-hearted, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

James 2:13

For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.

Revelation 3:10

Because you have kept the word of my patience, I also will keep you from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

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