Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

when God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

New American Standard Bible

When God arose to judgment,
To save all the humble of the earth. Selah.

King James Version

When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Holman Bible

when God rose up to judge
and to save all the lowly of the earth.Selah

International Standard Version

when God arose to execute justice and to deliver all the afflicted of the earth. Interlude

American Standard Version

When God arose to judgment, To save all the meek of the earth. Selah

Amplified


When God arose to [establish] judgment,
To save all the humble of the earth. Selah.

Bible in Basic English

When God took his place as judge, for the salvation of the poor on the earth. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

When God rose up to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

In God's rising up to judgment, to save all the poor of the earth. Silence.

King James 2000

When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

when God rose for justice, to save all [the] afflicted of [the] land. Selah

Modern King James verseion

when God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

yea, when God ariseth to give judgment, and to help all them that be in adversity upon earth. Selah.

NET Bible

when God arose to execute judgment, and to deliver all the oppressed of the earth. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

when God arose to judgment, to save all the afflicted ones of the earth. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

When God rose up to judgment, To save all the oppressed of the earth. Selah.

Webster

When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

World English Bible

when God arose to judgment, to save all the afflicted ones of the earth. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the rising of God to judgment, To save all the humble of earth. Selah.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God, The Powerful Judge

8 Thou caused sentence to be heard from heaven. The earth feared and was still 9 when God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah. 10 Surely the inward thought of man shall praise thee, even the residue of inward thought will observe a festival to thee.


Cross References

Psalm 9:7-9

but LORD will endure forever. He has prepared his throne for judgment,

Psalm 25:9

The meek he will guide in justice, and the meek he will teach his way.

Psalm 72:4

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

Psalm 82:2-5

How long will ye judge unjustly, and respect the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 149:4

For LORD takes pleasure in his people. He will beautify the meek with salvation.

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness he shall judge the poor, and decide with equity for the meek of the earth. And he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall kill the wicked.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat. They shine. Yea, they overflow in deeds of wickedness. They do not plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper. And they do not judge the right of the needy.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye LORD, all ye meek of the earth who have kept his ordinances. Seek righteousness, seek meekness. It may be ye will be hid in the day of LORD's anger.

Matthew 5:5

Blessed are the meek, because they will inherit the earth.

1 Peter 3:4

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible, of the meek and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.

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