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Psalms 140:12

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, [and] the right of the poor.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the needy.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted, And justice for the needy.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, [and] the right of the poor.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted one, the right of the needy.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I know that Yahweh will execute, the right of the oppressed one, the vindication of the needy.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I have known that Jehovah doth execute The judgment of the afflicted, The judgment of the needy.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I know that the Lord will do justice to the needy, and will revenge the poor.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— I know that the Lord will auenge the afflicted, and iudge the poore.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I know that the LORD will maintaine the cause of the afflicted: [and] the right of the poore.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— I know that the LORD will defend the cause of the afflicted and the right of the poor.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the poor, and the right of the needy ones.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I know that Yahweh will maintain the cause of the afflicted, [and] the right of the poor.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I know 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
that 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.
Yähwè יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
will maintain 6213
{6213} Prime
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the cause 1779
{1779} Prime
From H1777; judgment (the suit, justice, sentence or tribunal); by implication also strife.
of the afflicted, 6041
{6041} Prime
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
[and] the right 4941
{4941} Prime
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
of the poor. 34
{0034} Prime
From H0014, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 140:12

_ _ (Compare Psalms 9:4).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 140:8-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 9:4 For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right.
Psalms 10:17-18 LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: ... To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
Psalms 22:24 For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
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 72:12-14 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and [him] that hath no helper. ... He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Psalms 102:17 He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.
1 Kings 8:45 Then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
1 Kings 8:49 Then hear thou their prayer and their supplication in heaven thy dwelling place, and maintain their cause,
Proverbs 22:22 Rob not the poor, because he [is] poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
Proverbs 23:10-11 Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless: ... For their redeemer [is] mighty; he shall plead their cause with thee.
Isaiah 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Jeremiah 22:16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then [it was] well [with him: was] not this to know me? saith the LORD.
Matthew 11:5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
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Chain-Reference Bible SearchCross References with Concordance

1K 8:45, 49. Ps 9:4; 10:17; 22:24; 72:4, 12; 102:17. Pv 22:22; 23:10. Is 11:4. Jr 22:16. Mt 11:5.

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