1 Chronicles 16:21
New International Version
He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings:

New Living Translation
Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf:

English Standard Version
he allowed no one to oppress them; he rebuked kings on their account,

Berean Study Bible
He let no man oppress them; He rebuked kings on their behalf:

King James Bible
He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,

New King James Version
He permitted no man to do them wrong; Yes, He rebuked kings for their sakes,

New American Standard Bible
He allowed no one to oppress them, And He rebuked kings for their sakes, saying,

NASB 1995
He permitted no man to oppress them, And He reproved kings for their sakes, saying,

NASB 1977
He permitted no man to oppress them, And He reproved kings for their sakes, saying,

Amplified Bible
He allowed no man to oppress or exploit them, And, He reproved and punished kings for their sakes, saying,

Christian Standard Bible
he allowed no one to oppress them; he rebuked kings on their behalf:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He allowed no one to oppress them; He rebuked kings on their behalf:”

American Standard Version
He suffered no man to do them wrong; Yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He did not allow the Rulers to harm you, and he instructed Kings for your sakes.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He suffered not a man to oppress them, and he reproved kings for their sakes,

Contemporary English Version
God did not let anyone mistreat our people. Instead he protected us by punishing rulers

Douay-Rheims Bible
He suffered no man to do them wrong: and reproved kings for their sake.

English Revised Version
He suffered no man to do them wrong; yea, he reproved kings for their sakes;

Good News Translation
But God let no one oppress them; to protect them, he warned the kings:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He didn't permit anyone to oppress them. He warned kings about them:

International Standard Version
he did not let anyone wrong them. He warned kings on their behalf,

JPS Tanakh 1917
He suffered no man to do them wrong, Yea, for their sake He reproved kings:

Literal Standard Version
He has not permitted any to oppress them, And reproves kings on their account:

NET Bible
He let no one oppress them, he disciplined kings for their sake,

New Heart English Bible
He allowed no man to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,

World English Bible
He allowed no man to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,

Young's Literal Translation
He hath not suffered any to oppress them, And reproveth on their account kings:

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
20they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. 21He let no man oppress them; He rebuked kings on their behalf: 22‘Do not touch My anointed ones! Do no harm to My prophets!’…

Cross References
Genesis 12:17
The LORD, however, afflicted Pharaoh and his household with severe plagues because of Abram's wife Sarai.

Genesis 20:3
One night, however, God came to Abimelech in a dream and told him, "You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken, for she is a married woman."

Exodus 7:15
Go to Pharaoh in the morning as you see him walking out to the water. Wait on the bank of the Nile to meet him, and take in your hand the staff that was changed into a snake.

1 Chronicles 16:20
they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another.


Treasury of Scripture

He suffered no man to do them wrong: yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,

He suffered

Genesis 31:24,29,42
And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad…

he reproved

Genesis 12:17
And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.

Genesis 20:3
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife.

Exodus 7:15-18
Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand…









(21) This verse was originally the apodosis to 1Chronicles 16:19. as in Psalms 105 : "When they were but few . . . and went from nation to nation . . . he suffered no man," &c.

He suffered no man.--Heb., he permitted to no man, as in 2Samuel 16:11. Psalms 105 has the mere accusative, and a different word for "man" ('?d?m).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He let
הִנִּ֤יחַ (hin·nî·aḥ)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3240: Bestow, cast down, lay down, up, leave off, let alone remain, pacify, place,

no
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

man
לְאִישׁ֙ (lə·’îš)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

oppress them;
לְעָשְׁקָ֔ם (lə·‘ā·šə·qām)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 6231: To press upon, oppress, defraud, violate, overflow

He rebuked
וַיּ֥וֹכַח (way·yō·w·ḵaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3198: To be right, reciprocal, to argue, to decide, justify, convict

kings
מְלָכִֽים׃ (mə·lā·ḵîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4428: A king

on their behalf:
עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם (‘ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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