Parallel Verses

NET Bible

when God arose to execute judgment, and to deliver all the oppressed 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

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 From heaven you announced what their punishment would be. The earth was afraid and silent 9 when God arose to execute judgment, and to deliver all the oppressed of the earth. (Selah) 10 Certainly your angry judgment upon men will bring you praise; you reveal your anger in full measure.


Cross References

Psalm 9:7-9

But the Lord rules forever; he reigns in a just manner.

Psalm 25:9

May he show the humble what is right! May he teach the humble his way!

Psalm 72:4

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

Psalm 82:2-5

He says, "How long will you make unjust legal decisions and show favoritism to the wicked? (Selah)

Psalm 149:4

For the Lord takes delight in his people; he exalts the oppressed by delivering them.

Isaiah 11:4

He will treat the poor fairly, and make right decisions for the downtrodden of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and order the wicked to be executed.

Jeremiah 5:28

That is how they have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to the evil things they do. They do not plead the cause of the fatherless in such a way as to win it. They do not defend the rights of the poor.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord's favor, all you humble people of the land who have obeyed his commands! Strive to do what is right! Strive to be humble! Maybe you will be protected on the day of the Lord's angry judgment.

Matthew 5:5

"Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

1 Peter 3:4

but the inner person of the heart, the lasting beauty of a gentle and tranquil spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

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