Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

May he be a judge of your people in righteousness, and make true decisions for the poor.

New American Standard Bible

May he judge Your people with righteousness
And Your afflicted with justice.

King James Version

He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

Holman Bible

He will judge Your people with righteousness
and Your afflicted ones with justice.

International Standard Version

May he rule your people with right decisions and your oppressed ones with justice.

A Conservative Version

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with justice.

American Standard Version

He will judge thy people with righteousness, And thy poor with justice.

Amplified


May he judge Your people with righteousness,
And Your afflicted with justice.

Darby Translation

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall judge thy people in justice, and thy poor in judgment.

King James 2000

He shall judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Modern King James verseion

He will judge Your people in righteousness, and Your poor with judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall he judge thy people according unto right, and defend the poor.

NET Bible

Then he will judge your people fairly, and your oppressed ones equitably.

New Heart English Bible

He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

The Emphasized Bible

May he judge, Thy people with righteousness; And thine oppressed ones with justice;

Webster

He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

World English Bible

He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

1 Give the king your authority, O God, and your righteousness to the king's son. 2 May he be a judge of your people in righteousness, and make true decisions for the poor. 3 May the mountains give peace to the people, and the hills righteousness.


Cross References

Isaiah 32:1

See, a king will be ruling in righteousness, and chiefs will give right decisions.

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his rule and of peace there will be no end, on the seat of David, and in his kingdom; to make it strong, supporting it with wise decision and righteousness, now and for ever. By the fixed purpose of the Lord of armies this will be done.

1 Kings 3:5-10

In Gibeon, Solomon had a vision of the Lord in a dream by night; and God said to him, Say what I am to give you.

Job 34:19

Who has no respect for rulers, and who gives no more attention to those who have wealth than to the poor, for they are all the work of his hands.

Psalm 12:5

Because of the crushing of the poor and the weeping of those in need, now will I come to his help, says the Lord; I will give him the salvation which he is desiring.

Psalm 45:6-7

Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; the rod of your kingdom is a rod of honour.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will be a saviour to the poor in answer to his cry; and to him who is in need, without a helper.

Isaiah 11:2-5

And the spirit of the Lord will be resting on him, the spirit of wisdom and good sense, the spirit of wise guiding and strength, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord;

Isaiah 32:17

And the work of righteousness will be peace; and the effect of an upright rule will be to take away fear for ever.

Jeremiah 33:15

In those days and at that time, I will let a Branch of righteousness come up for David; and he will be a judge in righteousness in the land.

Revelation 19:11

And the heaven was open; and I saw a white horse, and he who was seated on it was named Certain and True; and he is judging and making war in righteousness.

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