Parallel Verses

Amplified

May he judge and defend the poor of the people, deliver the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor,

New American Standard Bible

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.

King James Version

He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

Holman Bible

May he vindicate the afflicted among the people,
help the poor,
and crush the oppressor.

International Standard Version

May he defend the afflicted of the people and deliver the children of the poor, but crush the oppressor.

A Conservative Version

He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the sons of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.

American Standard Version

He will judge the poor of the people, He will save the children of the needy, And will break in pieces the oppressor.

Bible in Basic English

May he be a judge of the poor among the people, may he give salvation to the children of those who are in need; by him let the violent be crushed.

Darby Translation

He will do justice to the afflicted of the people; he will save the children of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall judge the poor of the people; he shall save the children of the destitute and shall break in pieces the violent.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall judge the poor of the people, and save to the sons of the needy, and he will break in pieces him oppressing.

King James 2000

He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May he provide justice [for the] poor of [the] people, save [the] children of [the] needy, and crush [the] oppressor.

Modern King James verseion

He shall judge the poor of the people; He shall save the children of the needy, and shall crush in pieces the cruel one.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall keep the simple folk by their right, defend the children of the poor, and punish the wrongdoer.

NET Bible

He will defend the oppressed among the people; he will deliver the children of the poor and crush the oppressor.

New Heart English Bible

He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.

The Emphasized Bible

May he, Vindicate the oppressed of the people, Bring deliverance to the children of the needy, and, Crush the oppressor.

Webster

He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

World English Bible

He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.

Youngs Literal Translation

He judgeth the poor of the people, Giveth deliverance to the sons of the needy, And bruiseth the oppressor.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

3 The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills, through [the general establishment of] righteousness. 4 May he judge and defend the poor of the people, deliver the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor, 5 So that they may revere and fear You while the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness and justice shall He judge the poor and decide with fairness for the meek, the poor, and the downtrodden of the earth; and He shall smite the earth and the oppressor with the rod of His mouth, and with the breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.

Job 19:2

How long will you vex and torment me and break me in pieces with words?

Job 34:24

He breaks in pieces mighty men without inquiry [before a jury] and in ways past finding out and sets others in their stead.

Psalm 2:9

You shall break them with a rod of iron; You shall dash them in pieces like potters' ware.

Psalm 72:12-14

For He delivers the needy when he calls out, the poor also and him who has no helper.

Psalm 94:5

They crush Your people, O Lord, and afflict Your heritage.

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.

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king winnows out the wicked [from among the good] and brings the threshing wheel over them [to separate the chaff from the grain].

Isaiah 9:4

For the yoke of [Israel's] burden, and the staff or rod for [goading] their shoulders, the rod of their oppressor, You have broken as in the day of [Gideon with] Midian.

Isaiah 51:12-13

I, even I, am He Who comforts you. Who are you, that you should be afraid of man, who shall die, and of a son of man, who shall be made [as destructible] as grass,

Jeremiah 51:20-23

You [Cyrus of Persia, soon to conquer Babylon] are My battle-ax or maul and weapon of war -- "for with you I break nations in pieces, with you I destroy kingdoms,

Ezekiel 34:15-16

I will feed My sheep and I will cause them to lie down, says the Lord God.

Daniel 2:34-35

As you looked, a Stone was cut out without human hands, which smote the image on its feet of iron and [baked] clay [of the potter] and broke them to pieces.

Zechariah 9:8-10

Then I will encamp about My house as a guard or a garrison so that none shall march back and forth, and no oppressor or demanding collector shall again overrun them, for now My eyes are upon them.

Zechariah 11:7

So I [Zechariah] shepherded the flock of slaughter, truly [as the name implies] the most miserable of sheep. And I took two [shepherd's] staffs, the one I called Beauty or Grace and the other I called Bands or Union; and I fed and shepherded the flock.

Zechariah 11:11

So the covenant was annulled on that day, and thus the most wretched of the flock and the traffickers in the sheep who were watching me knew (recognized and understood) that it was truly the word of the Lord.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed (by healing) and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up and the poor have good news (the Gospel) preached to them.

Revelation 18:6-8

Repay to her what she herself has paid [to others] and double [her doom] in accordance with what she has done. Mix a double portion for her in the cup she mixed [for others].

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice (celebrate) over her, O heaven! O saints (people of God) and apostles and prophets, because God has executed vengeance for you upon her!

Revelation 18:24

And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all those who have been slain (slaughtered) on earth.

Revelation 19:2

Because His judgments (His condemnation and punishment, His sentences of doom) are true and sound and just and upright. He has judged (convicted, pronounced sentence, and doomed) the great and notorious harlot (idolatress) who corrupted and demoralized and poisoned the earth with her lewdness and adultery (idolatry). And He has avenged (visited on her the penalty for) the blood of His servants at her hand.

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