Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified


May he bring justice to the poor among the people,
Save the children of the needy
And crush the oppressor,

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.

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 May the mountains give peace to the people, and the hills righteousness. 4 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. 5 May his life go on as long as the sun and moon, through all generations.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:4

But he will do right in the cause of the poor, and give wise decisions for those in the land who are in need; and the rod of his mouth will come down on the cruel, and with the breath of his lips he will put an end to the evil-doer.

Job 19:2

How long will you make my life bitter, crushing me with words?

Job 34:24

He sends the strong to destruction without searching out their cause, and puts others in their place.

Psalm 2:9

They will be ruled by you with a rod of iron; they will be broken like a potter's vessel.

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.

Psalm 94:5

Your people are crushed by them, O Lord, your heritage is troubled,

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.

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king puts evil-doers to flight, and makes their evil-doing come back on them.

Isaiah 9:4

For by your hand the yoke on his neck and the rod on his back, even the rod of his cruel master, have been broken, as in the day of Midian.

Isaiah 51:12-13

I, even I, am your comforter: are you so poor in heart as to be in fear of man who will come to an end, and of the son of man who will be like grass?

Jeremiah 51:20-23

You are my fighting axe and my instrument of war: with you the nations will be broken; with you kingdoms will be broken;

Ezekiel 34:15-16

I myself will give food to my flock, and I will give them rest, says the Lord.

Daniel 2:34-35

While you were looking at it, a stone was cut out, but not by hands, and it gave the image a blow on its feet, which were of iron and earth, and they were broken in bits.

Zechariah 9:8-10

And I will put my forces in position round my house, so that there may be no coming and going: and no cruel master will again go through them: for now I have seen his trouble.

Zechariah 11:7

So I took care of the flock of death, for those who made profit out of the flock; and I took for myself two rods, naming one Beautiful, and the other Bands; and I took care of the flock.

Zechariah 11:11

And it was broken on that day: and the sheep-traders, who were watching me, were certain that it was the word of the Lord.

Matthew 11:5

The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

Revelation 18:6-8

Give to her as she gave, even an increased reward for her works; in the cup which was mixed by her, let there be mixed as much again for herself.

Revelation 18:20

Be glad over her, heaven, and you saints, and Apostles, and prophets; because she has been judged by God on your account.

Revelation 18:24

And in her was seen the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all who have been put to death on the earth.

Revelation 19:2

For true and upright are his decisions; for by him has the evil woman been judged, who made the earth unclean with the sins of her body; and he has given her punishment for the blood of his servants.

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