Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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;

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).

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

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Context Readings

Celebration Of God's Justice

8 He judges the world with righteousness;
He executes judgment on the nations with fairness.
9 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
a refuge in times of trouble.
10 Those who know Your name trust in You
because You have not abandoned
those who seek You, Yahweh.


Cross References

Psalm 32:7

You are my hiding place;
You protect me from trouble.
You surround me with joyful shouts of deliverance.Selah

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Yahweh is a strong tower;
the righteous run to it and are protected.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The God of old is your dwelling place,
and underneath are the everlasting arms.
He drives out the enemy before you
and commands, “Destroy!”

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my rock,
my fortress, and my deliverer,
my God, my mountain where I seek refuge,
my shield and the horn of my salvation,
my stronghold.

Psalm 20:1

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.May Yahweh answer you in a day of trouble;
may the name of Jacob’s God protect you.

Psalm 37:39

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord,
their refuge in a time of distress.

Psalm 46:1

For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.God is our refuge and strength,
a helper who is always found
in times of trouble.

Psalm 46:7

The Lord of Hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our stronghold.Selah

Psalm 48:3

God is known as a stronghold
in its citadels.

Psalm 50:15

Call on Me in a day of trouble;
I will rescue you, and you will honor Me.”

Psalm 62:8

Trust in Him at all times, you people;
pour out your hearts before Him.
God is our refuge.Selah

Psalm 77:1-2

For the choir director: according to Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A psalm.I cry aloud to God,
aloud to God, and He will hear me.

Psalm 91:1-2

The one who lives under the protection of the Most High
dwells in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 108:12

Give us aid against the foe,
for human help is worthless.

Psalm 142:4

Look to the right and see:
no one stands up for me;
there is no refuge for me;
no one cares about me.

Isaiah 4:5-6

Then the Lord will create a cloud of smoke by day and a glowing flame of fire by night over the entire site of Mount Zion and over its assemblies. For there will be a canopy over all the glory,

Isaiah 8:14

He will be a sanctuary;
but for the two houses of Israel,
He will be a stone to stumble over
and a rock to trip over,
and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 32:2

Each will be like a shelter from the wind,
a refuge from the rain,
like streams of water in a dry land
and the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good,
a stronghold in a day of distress;
He cares for those who take refuge in Him.

Luke 13:34

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem! She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!

Hebrews 6:18

so that through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to seize the hope set before us.

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