Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They crush Your people, O Lord,
And afflict Your heritage.

King James Version

They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.

Holman Bible

Lord, they crush Your people;
they afflict Your heritage.

International Standard Version

LORD, they have crushed your people, afflicting your heritage.

A Conservative Version

They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thy heritage.

American Standard Version

They break in pieces thy people, O Jehovah, And afflict thy heritage.


They crush Your people, O Lord,
And afflict and abuse Your heritage.

Bible in Basic English

Your people are crushed by them, O Lord, your heritage is troubled,

Darby Translation

They crush thy people, O Jehovah, and afflict thine inheritance;

Julia Smith Translation

They will break in pieces thy people, O Jehovah, and they will afflict thine inheritance.

King James 2000

They break in pieces your people, O LORD, and afflict your heritage.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They crush your people, O Yahweh; they oppress your inheritance.

Modern King James verseion

They crush Your people, O Jehovah, and afflict Your inheritance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They smite down thy people, O LORD, and trouble thine heritage.

NET Bible

O Lord, they crush your people; they oppress the nation that belongs to you.

New Heart English Bible

They break your people in pieces, LORD, and afflict your heritage.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy people, O Yahweh, they will crush, And, thine inheritance, tread down;


They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thy heritage.

World English Bible

They break your people in pieces, Yahweh, and afflict your heritage.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy people, O Jehovah, they bruise, And Thine inheritance they afflict.


Root Form
Usage: 18

Usage: 1867

O Lord

Usage: 0

and afflict
Usage: 83

Context Readings

A Prayer For Retribution Against Oppressors

4 They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly;
All who do wickedness vaunt themselves.
5 They crush Your people, O Lord,
And afflict Your heritage.
6 They slay the widow and the stranger
And murder the orphans.

Cross References

Isaiah 3:15

“What do you mean by crushing My people
And grinding the face of the poor?”
Declares the Lord God of hosts.

Exodus 2:23-24

Now it came about in the course of those many days that the king of Egypt died. And the sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry for help because of their bondage rose up to God.

Psalm 7:2

Or he will tear my soul like a lion,
Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver.

Psalm 14:4

Do all the workers of wickedness not know,
Who eat up my people as they eat bread,
And do not call upon the Lord?

Psalm 44:22

But for Your sake we are killed all day long;
We are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.

Psalm 74:8

They said in their heart, “Let us completely subdue them.”
They have burned all the meeting places of God in the land.

Psalm 74:19-20

Do not deliver the soul of Your turtledove to the wild beast;
Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.

Psalm 79:2-3

They have given the dead bodies of Your servants for food to the birds of the heavens,
The flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth.

Psalm 79:7

For they have devoured Jacob
And laid waste his habitation.

Psalm 129:2-3

Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up;
Yet they have not prevailed against me.

Isaiah 52:5

Now therefore, what do I have here,” declares the Lord, “seeing that My people have been taken away without cause?” Again the Lord declares, “Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually blasphemed all day long.

Jeremiah 22:17

“But your eyes and your heart
Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain,
And on shedding innocent blood
And on practicing oppression and extortion.”

Jeremiah 50:11

“Because you are glad, because you are jubilant,
O you who pillage My heritage,
Because you skip about like a threshing heifer
And neigh like stallions,

Jeremiah 51:20-23

He says, “You are My war-club, My weapon of war;
And with you I shatter nations,
And with you I destroy kingdoms.

Jeremiah 51:34

“Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has devoured me and crushed me,
He has set me down like an empty vessel;
He has swallowed me like a monster,
He has filled his stomach with my delicacies;
He has washed me away.

Micah 3:2-3

“You who hate good and love evil,
Who tear off their skin from them
And their flesh from their bones,

Revelation 11:3

And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered greatly.

Jump To Previous

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain