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Psalms 109:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, To save him from them that judge his soul.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save [him] from those that condemn his soul.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For He stands at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who judge his soul.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For he will stand at the right hand of the poor, to save [him] from those that condemn his soul.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For he standeth at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those that judge his soul.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Because he standeth at the right hand of the needy, To save, from them who would pass sentence on his life.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For He standeth at the right hand of the needy, To save from those judging his soul.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Because he hath stood at the right hand of the poor, to save my soul from persecutors.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For he shal stand at the right hand of the poore: to saue [him] from those that condemne his soule.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For he stood on the right hand of the poor, to save [me] from them that persecute my soul.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save [him] from those that condemn his soul.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he shall stand 5975
{5975} Prime
A primitive root; to stand, in various relations (literally and figuratively, intransitively and transitively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
at the right hand 3225
{3225} Prime
From H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south.
of the poor, 34
{0034} Prime
From H0014, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute.
to save 3467
{3467} Prime
A primitive root; properly to be open, wide or free, that is, (by implication) to be safe; causatively to free or succor.
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
[him] from those that condemn 8199
{8199} Prime
A primitive root; to judge, that is, pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication to vindicate or punish; by extension to govern; passively to litigate (literally or figuratively).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
his soul. 5315
{5315} Prime
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 109:31

For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save [him] from those that (r) condemn his soul.

(r) By this he shows that he had nothing to do with them who were of little power, but with the judges and princes of the world.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
For he:

Psalms 16:8 I have set the LORD always before me: because [he is] at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Psalms 73:23 Nevertheless I [am] continually with thee: thou hast holden [me] by my right hand.
Psalms 110:5 The Lord at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath.
Psalms 121:5 The LORD [is] thy keeper: the LORD [is] thy shade upon thy right hand.


Psalms 109:16 Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
Psalms 68:5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, [is] God in his holy habitation.
Psalms 72:4 He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
Psalms 72:12-13 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and [him] that hath no helper. ... He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.
Psalms 140:12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, [and] the right of the poor.

to save:

Psalms 10:14 Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.
Exodus 22:22-24 Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child. ... And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Proverbs 22:22-23 Rob not the poor, because he [is] poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate: ... For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.
Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for [he that is] higher than the highest regardeth; and [there be] higher than they.
Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue [that] shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This [is] the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness [is] of me, saith the LORD.
Acts 4:10-12 Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, [even] by him doth this man stand here before you whole. ... Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Acts 5:30-31 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree. ... Him hath God exalted with his right hand [to be] a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

those that condemn:
Heb. the judges of
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Ex 22:22. Ps 10:14; 16:8; 68:5; 72:4, 12; 73:23; 109:16; 110:5; 121:5; 140:12. Pv 22:22. Ec 5:8. Is 54:17. Ac 4:10; 5:30.

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