Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 the blood [of His people shed unjustly] remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted (the poor and the humble).

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When he makes requirement for blood, he remembers them; he does not forget the cry of the humble.

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 to the Lord, who dwells in Zion;
proclaim His deeds among the nations.
12 For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
13 Be gracious to me, Lord;
consider my affliction at the hands of those who hate me.
Lift me up from the gates of death,


Cross References

Genesis 9:5

I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man’s brother for a man’s life.

Exodus 3:7

Then the Lord said, “I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.

Exodus 3:9

The Israelites’ cry for help has come to Me, and I have also seen the way the Egyptians are oppressing them.

Judges 10:16

So they got rid of the foreign gods among them and worshiped the Lord, and He became weary of Israel’s misery.

2 Kings 24:4

and also because of all the innocent blood he had shed. He had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the Lord would not forgive.

Psalm 10:14

But You Yourself have seen trouble and grief,
observing it in order to take the matter into Your hands.
The helpless entrusts himself to You;
You are a helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 10:17

Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their hearts.
You will listen carefully,

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised or detested
the torment of the afflicted.
He did not hide His face from him
but listened when he cried to Him for help.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him
and saved him from all his troubles.

Psalm 102:17

He will pay attention to the prayer of the destitute
and will not despise their prayer.

Isaiah 26:21

For look, the Lord is coming from His place
to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity.
The earth will reveal the blood shed on it
and will no longer conceal her slain.

Matthew 23:35

So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Luke 11:50-51

so that this generation may be held responsible for the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world

Luke 18:7-8

Will not God grant justice to His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He delay to help them?

Revelation 6:9-10

When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the people slaughtered because of God’s word and the testimony they had.

Revelation 16:6

Because they poured out
the blood of the saints and the prophets,
You also gave them blood to drink;
they deserve it!

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