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Psalms 82:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Judge the poor and fatherless: Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Judge the poor and the fatherless, do justice to the afflicted and the destitute;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Vindicate the weak and the fatherless, The oppressed and the poor, see righted;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Judge ye the weak and fatherless, The afflicted and the poor declare righteous.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Defend the poore and fatherlesse: doe iustice to the afflicted and needie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Judge the orphan and poor: do justice to the low and needy.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Defend 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).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
the poor 1800
{1800} Prime
From H1809; properly dangling, that is, (by implication) weak or thin.
and fatherless: 3490
{3490} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be lonely; a bereaved person.
do justice 6663
{6663} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) right (in a moral or forensic sense).
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
to the afflicted 6041
{6041} Prime
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
and needy. 7326
{7326} Prime
A primitive root; to be destitute.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 82:3-4

_ _ So must good judges act (Psalms 10:14; Job 29:12).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 82:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Heb. Judge,
Psalms 10:18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
Deuteronomy 10:18 He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.
Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
Isaiah 1:23 Thy princes [are] rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.


Jeremiah 5:28 They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.
Jeremiah 22:3 Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
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.
James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, [and] to keep himself unspotted from the world.
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