Parallel Verses

Amplified

The Lord also will be a refuge and a high tower for the oppressed, a refuge and a stronghold in times of trouble (high cost, destitution, and desperation).

New American Standard Bible

The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;

King James Version

The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

Holman Bible

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
a refuge in times of trouble.

International Standard Version

The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of distress.

A Conservative Version

LORD will also be a high tower for the oppressed, a high tower in times of trouble.

American Standard Version

Jehovah also will be a high tower for the oppressed, A high tower in times of trouble;

Bible in Basic English

The Lord will be a high tower for those who are crushed down, a high tower in times of trouble;

Darby Translation

And Jehovah will be a refuge to the oppressed one, a refuge in times of distress.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD also will be a refuge to the humble, a refuge for the time of trouble.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will be a height for the oppressed one, a height for times in straits.

King James 2000

The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh will be a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of distress.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD also will be a defense for the oppressed, even a refuge in due time of trouble.

NET Bible

Consequently the Lord provides safety for the oppressed; he provides safety in times of trouble.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD will also be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus be Yahweh a refuge for the crushed one, a refuge for times of destitution:

Webster

The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

World English Bible

Yahweh will also be a high tower for the oppressed; a high tower in times of trouble.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah is a tower for the bruised, A tower for times of adversity.

References

Hastings

Watsons

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Context Readings

Celebration Of God's Justice

8 And He will judge the world in righteousness (rightness and equity); He will minister justice to the peoples in uprightness. 9 The Lord also will be a refuge and a high tower for the oppressed, a refuge and a stronghold in times of trouble (high cost, destitution, and desperation). 10 And they who know Your name [who have experience and acquaintance with Your mercy] will lean on and confidently put their trust in You, for You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek (inquire of and for) You [on the authority of God's Word and the right of their necessity].


Cross References

Psalm 32:7

You are a hiding place for me; You, Lord, preserve me from trouble, You surround me with songs and shouts of deliverance. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the [consistently] righteous man [upright and in right standing with God] runs into it and is safe, high [above evil] and strong.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is your refuge and dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms; He drove the enemy before you and thrust them out, saying, Destroy!

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my Rock, my Fortress, and my Deliverer; my God, my keen and firm Strength in Whom I will trust and take refuge, my Shield, and the Horn of my salvation, my High Tower.

Psalm 20:1

May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you up on high [and defend you];

Psalm 37:39

But the salvation of the [consistently] righteous is of the Lord; He is their Refuge and secure Stronghold in the time of trouble.

Psalm 46:1

God is our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble.

Psalm 46:7

The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our Refuge (our Fortress and High Tower). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 48:3

God has made Himself known in her palaces as a Refuge (a High Tower and a Stronghold).

Psalm 50:15

And call on Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall honor and glorify Me.

Psalm 62:8

Trust in, lean on, rely on, and have confidence in Him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before Him. God is a refuge for us (a fortress and a high tower). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 77:1-2

I will cry to God with my voice, even to God with my voice, and He will give ear and hearken to me.

Psalm 91:1-2

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand].

Psalm 108:12

Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man.

Psalm 142:4

Look on the right hand [the point of attack] and see; for there is no man who knows me [to appear for me]. Refuge has failed me and I have no way to flee; no man cares for my life or my welfare.

Isaiah 4:5-6

And the Lord will create over the whole site, over every dwelling place of Mount Zion and over her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory shall be a canopy (a defense of divine love and protection).

Isaiah 8:14

And He shall be a sanctuary [a sacred and indestructible asylum to those who reverently fear and trust in Him]; but He shall be a Stone of stumbling and a Rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 32:2

And each one of them shall be like a hiding place from the wind and a shelter from the storm, like streams of water in a dry place, like the shade of a great rock in a weary land [to those who turn to them].

Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who continue to kill the prophets and to stone those who are sent to you! How often I have desired and yearned to gather your children together [around Me], as a hen [gathers] her young under her wings, but you would not!

Hebrews 6:18

This was so that, by two unchangeable things [His promise and His oath] in which it is impossible for God ever to prove false or deceive us, we who have fled [to Him] for refuge might have mighty indwelling strength and strong encouragement to grasp and hold fast the hope appointed for us and set before [us].

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