Parallel Verses

Amplified


Oh, do not hand over the soul of your turtledove to the wild beast;
Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.

New American Standard Bible

Do not deliver the soul of Your turtledove to the wild beast;
Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.

King James Version

O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever.

Holman Bible

Do not give the life of Your dove to beasts;
do not forget the lives of Your poor people forever.

International Standard Version

Don't hand over the life of your dove to beasts; do not continuously forget your afflicted ones.

A Conservative Version

O deliver not the soul of thy turtle-dove to the wild beast. Forget not the life of thy poor forever.

American Standard Version

Oh deliver not the soul of thy turtle-dove unto the wild beast: Forget not the life of thy poor for ever.

Bible in Basic English

O give not the soul of your dove to the hawk; let not the life of the poor go out of your memory for ever.

Darby Translation

Give not up the soul of thy turtle-dove unto the wild beast; forget not the troop of thine afflicted for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt not give the soul of thy turtle-dove to the beast: the life of thy poor thou wilt not forget forever.

King James 2000

O deliver not the soul of your turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of your poor forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not give to beasts the life of your dove; do not ever forget the life of your afflicted ones.

Modern King James verseion

Do not deliver the soul of Your turtle dove to the multitude; forget not the congregation of Your poor forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O deliver not the soul of thy turtle dove unto the beasts, and forget not the congregation of the poor forever.

NET Bible

Do not hand the life of your dove over to a wild animal! Do not continue to disregard the lives of your oppressed people!

New Heart English Bible

Do not deliver the soul of your dove to wild beasts. Do not forget the life of your poor forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not deliver up, to a wild beast, the life of thy turtle-dove, The living host of thine oppressed ones, do not forget perpetually.

Webster

O deliver not the soul of thy turtle dove to the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever.

World English Bible

Don't deliver the soul of your dove to wild beasts. Don't forget the life of your poor forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give not up to a company, The soul of Thy turtle-dove, The company of Thy poor ones forget not for ever.

References

Context Readings

Prayer For Israel

18
Remember this, O Lord, the enemy has scoffed,
And a foolish and impious people has spurned Your name.
19 
Oh, do not hand over the soul of your turtledove to the wild beast;
Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.
20
Consider the covenant [You made with Abraham],
For the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.


Cross References

Song of Songs 2:14

(The Bridegroom)
“O my dove, [here] in the clefts in the rock,
In the sheltered and secret place of the steep pathway,
Let me see your face,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet,
And your face is lovely.”

Psalm 68:10


Your flock found a dwelling place in it;
O God, in Your goodness You provided for the poor.

Psalm 9:18


For the poor will not always be forgotten,
Nor the hope of the burdened perish forever.

Psalm 68:13


When you lie down [to rest] among the sheepfolds,
You [Israel] are like the wings of a dove [of victory] overlaid with silver,
Its feathers glistening with gold [trophies taken from the enemy].

Psalm 72:2


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

Song of Songs 4:1

(The Bridegroom)“How fair and beautiful you are, my darling,
How very beautiful!
Your eyes behind your veil are like those of a dove;
Your hair is like [the shimmering black fleece of] a flock of [Arabian] goats
That have descended from Mount Gilead [beyond the Jordan].

Song of Songs 6:9


But my dove, my perfect one, stands alone [above them all];
She is her mother’s only daughter;
She is the pure child of the one who bore her.
The maidens saw her and called her blessed and happy,
The queens and the concubines also, and they praised her, saying,

Isaiah 60:8


“Who are these who fly like a cloud
And like doves to their windows?

Zephaniah 3:12


“But I will leave among you
A humble and lowly people,
And they will take refuge and trust confidently in the name of the Lord.

Matthew 10:16

“Listen carefully: I am sending you out like sheep among wolves; so be wise as serpents, and innocent as doves [have no self-serving agenda].

James 2:5-6

Listen, my beloved brothers and sisters: has not God chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and [as believers to be] heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

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