|New International Version (© 2011)|
For he never thought of doing a kindness, but hounded to death the poor and the needy and the brokenhearted.
King James Bible
Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
American Standard Version
Because he remembered not to show kindness, But persecuted the poor and needy man, And the broken in heart, to slay them .
Young's Literal Translation
Because that he hath not remembered to do kindness, And pursueth the poor man and needy, And the smitten of heart -- to slay,
Psalm 109:16 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Persecuted the poor and needy man - In the case of Jesus Christ all the dictates of justice and mercy were destroyed, and they persecuted this poor man unto death. They acted from a diabolical malice. On common principles, their opposition to Christ cannot be accounted for.
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Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
Matthew 18:33-35 Should not you also have had compassion on your fellow servant, even as I had pity on you...
James 2:13 For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy rejoices against judgment.
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Genesis 42:21 And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he sought us...
Job 19:2,3,21,22 How long will you vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words...
Matthew 27:35-46 And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet...
Psalm 34:18 The LORD is near to them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.
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2 Samuel 16:11,12 And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, which came forth of my bowels, seeks my life...
Mark 14:34-36 And said to them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful to death: tarry you here, and watch...
Psalm 109:16 Parallel CommentariesAfflicted Broken Brokenhearted Broken-Hearted Cruel Death Designing Heart Kill Kindness Lovingkindness Mercy Needy Persecuted Poor Pursued Pursueth Ready Remember Remembered Shew Show Slay Smitten ThoughtAfflicted Broken Brokenhearted Broken-Hearted Cruel Death Designing Heart Kill Kindness Lovingkindness Mercy Needy Persecuted Poor Pursued Pursueth Ready Remember Remembered Shew Show Slay Smitten ThoughtTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Psalm 34:18 The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Psalm 35:10 My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you, LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong for them, the poor and needy from those who rob them."
Psalm 37:14 The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose ways are upright.
Psalm 37:32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;
Psalm 94:6 They slay the widow and the foreigner; they murder the fatherless.