Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.

King James Version

For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.

Holman Bible

For the oppressed will not always be forgotten;
the hope of the afflicted will not perish forever.

International Standard Version

For he will not always overlook the plight of the poor, nor will the hope of the afflicted perish forever.

A Conservative Version

For a needy man shall not always be forgotten, nor the expectation of the poor perish forever.

American Standard Version

For the needy shall not alway be forgotten, Nor the expectation of the poor perish for ever.

Amplified

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the expectation and hope of the meek and the poor shall not perish forever.

Bible in Basic English

For the poor will not be without help; the hopes of those in need will not be crushed for ever.

Darby Translation

For the needy one shall not be forgotten alway; the hope of the meek shall not perish for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the humble shall not always be forgotten: the hope of the poor shall not perish for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

For the needy shall not be forgotten forever: the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

King James 2000

For the needy shall not always be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for [the] needy shall not always be forgotten; the hope of the poor shall never perish.

Modern King James verseion

For the needy shall not always be forgotten; the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the poor shall not always be forgotten; the patient abiding of the meek shall not perish forever.

NET Bible

for the needy are not permanently ignored, the hopes of the oppressed are not forever dashed.

New Heart English Bible

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever.

The Emphasized Bible

For, not always, shall the needy, be forgotten, - nor, the hope of the oppressed, perish for ever.

Webster

For the needy shall not always be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.

World English Bible

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

For not for ever is the needy forgotten, The hope of the humble lost to the age.

References

Hastings

Watsons

Images Psalm 9:18

Context Readings

Celebration Of God's Justice

17 The wicked will return to Sheol, Even all the nations who forget God. 18 For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever. 19 Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail; Let the nations be judged before You.


Cross References

Proverbs 23:18

Surely there is a future, And your hope will not be cut off.

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."

Psalm 9:12

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

Proverbs 24:14

Know that wisdom is thus for your soul; If you find it, then there will be a future, And your hope will not be cut off.

Psalm 71:5

For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my confidence from my youth.

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.

Psalm 102:17

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

Psalm 102:20

To hear the groaning of the prisoner, To set free those who were doomed to death,

Psalm 109:31

For He stands at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who judge his soul.

Luke 1:53

"HE HAS FILLED THE HUNGRY WITH GOOD THINGS; And sent away the rich empty-handed.

Luke 6:20

And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

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