Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 LORD, who dwells in Zion. Declare among the people his doings. 12 For he who makes inquiry for blood remembers them. He does not forget the cry of the poor. 13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD. Behold my affliction from those who hate me, thou who lifts me up from the gates of death


Cross References

Genesis 9:5

And surely your blood, [the blood] of your lives, I will require. At the hand of every beast I will require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.

Exodus 3:7

And LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.

Exodus 3:9

And now, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel have come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.

Judges 10:16

And they put away the foreign gods from among them, and served LORD. And his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.

2 Kings 24:4

and also for the innocent blood that he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and LORD would not pardon.

Psalm 10:14

Thou have seen. For thou behold mischief and spite, to repay with thy hand. The poor man commits [himself] to thee. Thou have been the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 10:17

LORD, thou have heard the desire of the humble. Thou will prepare their heart, thou will cause thine ear to hear,

Psalm 22:24

For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted, neither has he hid his face from him, but when he cried to him, he heard.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and 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, LORD comes forth out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.

Matthew 23:35

so that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zachariah son of Barachiah, whom ye murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Luke 11:50-51

so that the blood of all the prophets that was shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation,

Luke 18:7-8

And God, will he, no, not do the vengeance of his chosen who cry out to him day and night, and yet being patient toward them?

Revelation 6:9-10

And when he opened the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been killed because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of the Lamb that they held.

Revelation 16:6

Because they poured out the blood of the sanctified and prophets, and thou have given them blood to drink--they are deserving.

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