'Maintain' in the Bible
then hear in heaven their prayer and their pleading, and maintain their right and defend their cause.
then hear their prayer and their supplication in heaven Your dwelling place, and maintain their right and defend their cause,
Let these words of mine, with which I have made supplication before the Lord, be near to the Lord our God day and night, so that He will maintain the cause and right of His servant and of His people Israel as each day requires,
Ben-hadad [tempting him] said to him, “I will restore the cities which my father took from your father; and you may set up bazaars (shops) of your own in Damascus, as my father did in Samaria.” Then, Ahab replied, “I will let you go with this covenant (treaty).” So he made a covenant with him and let him go.
From spoil won in battles they dedicated gifts to maintain and repair the house of the Lord.
then hear from heaven their prayer and their request, and maintain their cause and do justice.
then hear from heaven, from Your dwelling place, their prayer and requests, and maintain their cause and do justice and forgive Your people who have sinned against You.
“Even though He kills me;I will hope in Him.Nevertheless, I will argue my ways to His face.
“Oh, that a man would mediate and plead with God [for me]Just as a man [mediates and pleads] with his neighbor and friend.
The Lord is the portion of my inheritance, my cup [He is all I need];You support my lot.
Even the stock which Your right hand has planted,And [look down on] the son that You have reared and strengthened for Yourself.
Vindicate the weak and fatherless;Do justice and maintain the rights of the afflicted and destitute.
I know [with confidence] that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted,And [will secure] justice for the poor.
Do not trust in the deceptive and lying words [of the false prophets who claim that Jerusalem will be protected by God because of the temple], saying, ‘This is the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.’
O Lord, You have seen the wrong [done to me];Judge my case.
In that day the Lord will defend the people of Jerusalem, and the one who is impaired among them in that day [of persecution] will become [strong and noble] like David; and the house of David will be like God, like the Angel of the Lord [who is] before them.
But what I am doing I will keep doing, [for I am determined to keep this independence] in order to cut off the claim of those who want an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the things they brag about.