Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Amplified


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

Darby Translation

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

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 will be a saviour to the poor in answer to his cry; and to him who is in need, without a helper. 13 He will have pity on the poor, and be the saviour of those who are in need. 14 He will keep their souls free from evil designs and violent attacks; and their blood will be of value in his eyes.


Cross References

Job 5:15-16

But he keeps safe from their sword those who have no father, and the poor from the power of the strong.

Psalm 109:31

For he is ever at the right hand of the poor, to take him out of the hands of those who go after his soul.

Ezekiel 34:16

I will go in search of that which had gone wandering from the way, and will get back that which had been sent in flight, and will put bands on that which was broken, and give strength to that which was ill: but the fat and the strong I will give up to destruction; I will give them for their food the punishment which is theirs by right.

Matthew 5:3

Happy are the poor in spirit: for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

Matthew 18:10

Let it not seem to you that one of these little ones is of no value; for I say to you that in heaven their angels see at all times the face of my Father in heaven.

James 2:5-6

Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?

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