Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 poor will not always be forgotten,
Nor the hope of the burdened 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.

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
all the nations that forget God.
18 For the oppressed will not always be forgotten;
the hope of the afflicted will not perish forever.
19 Rise up, Lord! Do not let man prevail;
let the nations be judged in Your presence.


Cross References

Proverbs 23:18

For then you will have a future,
and your hope will never fade.

Psalm 12:5

“Because of the oppression of the afflicted
and the groaning of the poor,
I will now rise up,” says the Lord.
“I will put the one who longs for it in a safe place.”

Psalm 9:12

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

Proverbs 24:14

realize that wisdom is the same for you.
If you find it, you will have a future,
and your hope will never fade.

Psalm 71:5

For You are my hope, Lord God,
my confidence from my youth.

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted among the people,
help the poor,
and crush the oppressor.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will rescue the poor who cry out
and the afflicted who have no helper.

Psalm 102:17

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

Psalm 102:20

to hear a prisoner’s groaning,
to set free those condemned to die,

Psalm 109:31

For He stands at the right hand of the needy
to save him from those who would condemn him.

Luke 1:53

He has satisfied the hungry with good things
and sent the rich away empty.

Luke 6:20

Then looking up at His disciples, He said:

You who are poor are blessed,
because the kingdom of God is yours.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

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