English Standard Version
In arrogance the wicked hotly pursue the poor; let them be caught in the schemes that they have devised.
King James Bible
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Darby Bible Translation
The wicked, in his pride, doth hotly pursue the afflicted. They shall be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
World English Bible
In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.
Young's Literal Translation
Through the pride of the wicked, Is the poor inflamed, They are caught in devices that they devised.
Psalm 10:2 Parallel
LibraryThe Poor Man's Friend
"The poor committeth himself unto thee."--Psalm 10:14. GOD IS THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND; the poor man, in His helplessness and despair, leaves his case in the hands of God, and God undertakes to care for him. In the days of David,--and I suppose, in this respect, the world has but little improved,--the poor man was the victim of almost everybody's cruelty, and sometimes he was very shamefully oppressed. If he sought redress for his wrongs, he generally only increased them, for he was regarded as a rebel …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 53: 1907
The Tests of Love to God
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
His mischief returns upon his own head, and on his own skull his violence descends.
The LORD has made himself known; he has executed judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion. Selah
he lurks in ambush like a lion in his thicket; he lurks that he may seize the poor; he seizes the poor when he draws him into his net.
Though they plan evil against you, though they devise mischief, they will not succeed.
Therefore pride is their necklace; violence covers them as a garment.
They scoff and speak with malice; loftily they threaten oppression.
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