Parallel Verses

King James Version

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

New American Standard Bible

Vindicate the weak and fatherless;
Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Holman Bible

Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;
uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.

International Standard Version

"Defend the poor and the fatherless. Vindicate the afflicted and the poor.

A Conservative Version

Judge the poor man and the orphan. Do justice to the afflicted and destitute man.

American Standard Version

Judge the poor and fatherless: Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Amplified

Do justice to the weak (poor) and fatherless; maintain the rights of the afflicted and needy.

Darby Translation

Judge the poor and the fatherless, do justice to the afflicted and the destitute;

Julia Smith Translation

Judge ye the poor one, and the orphan: do justice to the humble one and the poor one

King James 2000

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Judge [on behalf of the] helpless and [the] orphan; provide justice [to the] afflicted and [the] poor.

Modern King James verseion

Defend the poor and fatherless; do justice to the afflicted and needy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Defend the poor and fatherless, see that such as be in need and necessity have right.

NET Bible

Defend the cause of the poor and the fatherless! Vindicate the oppressed and suffering!

New Heart English Bible

"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.

The Emphasized Bible

Vindicate the weak and the fatherless, The oppressed and the poor, see righted;

Webster

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

World English Bible

"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Judge ye the weak and fatherless, The afflicted and the poor declare righteous.

Context Readings

A Plea For Righteous Judgment

2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. 3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. 4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.


Cross References

Psalm 10:18

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Deuteronomy 10:18

He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.

Deuteronomy 24:17

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:

Isaiah 1:17

Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

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