Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For He who requires blood remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

King James Version

When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.

Holman Bible

For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

International Standard Version

As an avenger of blood, he remembers them; he has not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.

A Conservative Version

For he who makes inquiry for blood remembers them. He does not forget the cry of the poor.

American Standard Version

For he that maketh inquisition for blood remembereth them; He forgetteth not the cry of the poor.

Amplified


For He who avenges blood [unjustly shed] remembers them (His people);
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted and abused.

Bible in Basic English

When he makes search for blood, he has them in his memory: he is not without thought for the cry of the poor.

Darby Translation

For when he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them; the cry of the afflicted ones hath he not forgotten.

Julia Smith Translation

For he sought out bloods, be remembered them: he forget not the cry of the humble.

King James 2000

When he avenges blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for he [who] {avenges bloodshed} remembers them. He does not forget the distressed cry of [the] afflicted.

Modern King James verseion

For He remembers them, the seekers of bloodshed; He forgets not the cry of the humble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why? For when he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them, and forgetteth not the complaint of the poor.

NET Bible

For the one who takes revenge against murderers took notice of the oppressed; he did not overlook their cry for help

New Heart English Bible

For he who avenges blood remembers them. He doesn't forget the cry of the afflicted.

The Emphasized Bible

When he was making inquisition for blood, of them, had he remembrance, he forgat not the outcry of the oppressed.

Webster

When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.

World English Bible

For he who avenges blood remembers them. He doesn't forget the cry of the afflicted.

Youngs Literal Translation

For He who is seeking for blood Them hath remembered, He hath not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Celebration Of God's Justice

11 Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion;
Declare among the peoples His deeds.
12 For He who requires blood remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
13 Be gracious to me, O Lord;
See my affliction from those who hate me,
You who lift me up from the gates of death,


Cross References

Genesis 9:5

Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man’s brother I will require the life of man.

Exodus 3:7

The Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Exodus 3:9

Now, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has come to Me; furthermore, I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians are oppressing them.

Judges 10:16

So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the Lord; and He could bear the misery of Israel no longer.

2 Kings 24:4

and also for the innocent blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; and the Lord would not forgive.

Psalm 10:14

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand.
The unfortunate commits himself to You;
You have been the helper of the orphan.

Psalm 10:17

O Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted;
Nor has He hidden His face from him;
But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him
And saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 102:17

He has regarded the prayer of the destitute
And has not despised their prayer.

Isaiah 26:21

For behold, the Lord is about to come out from His place
To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity;
And the earth will reveal her bloodshed
And will no longer cover her slain.

Matthew 23:35

so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

Luke 11:50-51

so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,

Luke 18:7-8

now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?

Revelation 6:9-10

When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;

Revelation 16:6

for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it.”

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