Parallel Verses

Amplified

He will have pity on the poor and weak and needy and will save the lives of the needy.

New American Standard Bible

He will have compassion on the poor and needy, And the lives of the needy he will save.

King James Version

He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.

Holman Bible

He will have pity on the poor and helpless
and save the lives of the poor.

International Standard Version

He will have compassion on the poor and the needy, and he will save the lives of the needy.

A Conservative Version

He will have pity on a poor and needy man, and he will save the souls of the needy.

American Standard Version

He will have pity on the poor and needy, And the souls of the needy he will save.

Bible in Basic English

He will have pity on the poor, and be the saviour of those who are in need.

Darby Translation

He will have compassion on the poor and needy, and will save the souls of the needy:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall have mercy on the poor and destitute and shall save the souls of the poor in spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

He will spare for the poor and the needy, and he will save the souls of the needy.

King James 2000

He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will take pity on [the] helpless and needy, and [the] lives of [the] needy he will save.

Modern King James verseion

He shall have pity on the poor and needy and shall save the souls of the needy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall be favorable to the simple and poor; he shall preserve the souls of such as be in adversity.

NET Bible

He will take pity on the poor and needy; the lives of the needy he will save.

New Heart English Bible

He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy.

The Emphasized Bible

He Pitieth the weak and the needy, And, the lives of the needy, he Saveth:

Webster

He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.

World English Bible

He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy.

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath pity on the poor and needy, And the souls of the needy he saveth,

Prayers for Psalm 72:13

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

12 For He delivers the needy when he calls out, the poor also and him who has no helper. 13 He will have pity on the poor and weak and needy and will save the lives of the needy. 14 He will redeem their lives from oppression and fraud and violence, and precious and costly shall their blood be in His sight.


Cross References

Job 5:15-16

But [God] saves [the fatherless] from the sword of their mouth, and the needy from the hand of the mighty.

Psalm 109:31

For He will stand at the right hand of the poor and needy, to save him from those who condemn his life.

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek that which was lost and bring back that which has strayed, and I will bandage the hurt and the crippled and will strengthen the weak and the sick, but I will destroy the fat and the strong [who have become hardhearted and perverse]; I will feed them with judgment and punishment.

Matthew 5:3

Blessed (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the poor in spirit (the humble, who rate themselves insignificant), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!

Matthew 18:10

Beware that you do not despise or feel scornful toward or think little of one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always are in the presence of and look upon the face of My Father Who is in heaven.

James 2:5-6

Listen, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and in their position as believers and to inherit the kingdom which He has promised to those who love Him?

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