Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [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.

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 Chanter, a Psalm of David} Blessed is he, that considereth the poor; the LORD shall deliver him in the time of trouble. 2 The LORD shall preserve him, and keep him alive: he shall make him to prosper upon earth, and shall not deliver him into the will of his enemies.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:21

Who so despiseth his neighbour, doth amiss; but blessed is he that hath pity of the poor.

Psalm 37:19

They shall not be confounded in the perilous time; and in the days of dearth they shall have enough.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

When one of thy brethren among you is waxed poor in any of thy cities within thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, see that thou harden not thine heart nor shut to thine hand from thy poor brother:

Job 29:12-16

"For I delivered the poor when he cried, and the fatherless that wanted help.

Job 31:16-20

"When the poor desireth anything of me, have I denied it them? Have I caused the widow stand waiting for me in vain?

Psalm 34:19

Great are the troubles of the righteous, but the LORD delivereth him out of all.

Psalm 37:26

The righteous is ever merciful, and lendeth gently; therefore shall his seed be blessed.

Psalm 37:39-40

But the salvation of the righteous cometh of the LORD, who is also their strength in the time of trouble.

Psalm 82:3-4

Defend the poor and fatherless, see that such as be in need and necessity have right.

Psalm 112:9

He hath dispersed abroad, and given to the poor, his righteousness remaineth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 16:14

The king's displeasure is a messenger of death; but a wise man will pacify him.

Proverbs 19:17

He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the LORD; and look, what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Send thy victuals over the waters, and so shalt thou find them after many years.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember thy maker in thy youth, before the days of adversity come, and or the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, "I have no pleasure in them";

Isaiah 58:7-11

Yea, and to break the bread to the hungry; and to bring the poor that are harborless unto house; and when thou seest a naked, that thou clothe him and that thou shouldest withdraw thyself from helping thine own flesh?

Matthew 25:34-39

Then shall the King say to them on his right hand, 'Come, ye blessed children of my father, inherit ye the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world.

Mark 14:7

For ye shall have poor with you always: and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye shall not have always.

Luke 14:13-14

But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, and the blind,

Acts 20:35

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

2 Corinthians 9:8-14

God is able to make you rich in all grace, that ye in all things having sufficient unto the utmost, may be rich unto all manner good works,

Galatians 2:10

warning only that we should remember the poor, which thing also I was diligent to do.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We desire you brethren warn them that are unruly, comfort the feeble minded, forbear the weak, have continual patience toward all men.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous that he should forget your work and labour that proceedeth of love, which love showed in his name, which have ministered unto the saints, and yet minister.

James 2:13

For there shall be judgment, merciless, to him that showeth no mercy, and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.

Revelation 3:10

Because thou hast kept the words of my patience, therefore I will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which will come upon all the world, to tempt them that dwell upon the earth.

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