Parallel Verses

Amplified

Oh, do not deliver the life of your turtledove to the wild beast (to the greedy multitude); forget not the life [of the multitude] of Your poor 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the beasts; forget not the congregation of thy poor 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 [Earnestly] remember how the enemy has scoffed, O Lord, and reproached You, and how a foolish and impious people has blasphemed Your name. 19 Oh, do not deliver the life of your turtledove to the wild beast (to the greedy multitude); forget not the life [of the multitude] of Your poor forever. 20 Have regard for 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

[So I went with him, and when we were climbing the rocky steps up the hillside, my beloved shepherd said to me] O my dove, [while you are here] in the seclusion of the clefts in the solid rock, in the sheltered and secret place of the cliff, 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; You, O God, in Your goodness did provide for the poor and needy.

Psalm 9:18

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the expectation and hope of the meek and the poor shall not perish forever.

Psalm 68:13

Though you [the slackers] may lie among the sheepfolds [in slothful ease, yet for Israel] the wings of a dove are covered with silver, its pinions excessively green with gold [are trophies taken from the enemy].

Psalm 72:2

Let him judge and govern Your people with righteousness, and Your poor and afflicted ones with judgment and justice.

Song of Songs 4:1

How fair you are, my love [he said], how very fair! Your eyes behind your veil [remind me] of those of a dove; your hair [makes me think of the black, wavy fleece] of a flock of [the Arabian] goats which one sees trailing down Mount Gilead [beyond the Jordan on the frontiers of the desert].

Song of Songs 6:9

But my dove, my undefiled and perfect one, stands alone [above them all]; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her who bore her. The daughters saw her and called her blessed and happy, yes, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these who fly like a cloud, and like doves to their windows?

Zephaniah 3:12

For I will leave in the midst of you a people afflicted and poor, and they shall trust, seek refuge, and be confident in the name of the Lord.

Matthew 10:16

Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves; be wary and wise as serpents, and be innocent (harmless, guileless, and without falsity) as doves.

James 2:5-6

Listen, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and in their position as believers and to inherit the kingdom which He has promised to those who love Him?

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