Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

Amplified


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

Bible in Basic English

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

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 deliver the needy who crieth, and the afflicted, who hath no helper; 13 He will have compassion on the poor and needy, and will save the souls of the needy: 14 He will redeem their souls from oppression and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.


Cross References

Job 5:15-16

And he saveth the needy from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty.

Psalm 109:31

For he standeth at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those that judge his soul.

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek the lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up the broken, and will strengthen that which was sick; but I will destroy the fat and the strong: I will feed them with judgment.

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Matthew 18:10

See that ye do not despise one of these little ones; for I say unto you that their angels in the heavens continually behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.

James 2:5-6

Hear, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen the poor as to the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to them that love him?

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