Psalm 10:12
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English Standard Version
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up your hand; forget not the afflicted.

King James Bible
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble.

American Standard Version
Arise, O Jehovah; O God, lift up thy hand: Forget not the poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Arise, O Lord God, let thy hand be exalted: forget not the poor.

English Revised Version
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the poor.

Webster's Bible Translation
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thy hand: forget not the humble.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Then in his boundless carnal security he gives free course to his wicked tongue. That which the believer can say by reason of his fellowship with God, בּל־אמּוט (Psalm 30:7; Psalm 16:8), is said by him in godless self-confidence. He looks upon himself in age after age, i.e., in the endless future, as אשׁר לא ברע, i.e., as one who (אשׁר as in Isaiah 8:20) will never be in evil case (ברע as in Exodus 5:19; 2 Samuel 16:8). It might perhaps also be interpreted according to Zechariah 8:20, Zechariah 8:23 (vid., Kצhler, in loc.): in all time to come (it will come to pass) that I am not in misfortune. But then the personal pronoun (אני or הוּא) ought not be omitted; whereas with our interpretation it is supplied from אמּוט, and there is no need to supply anything if the clause is taken as an apposition: in all time to come he who.... In connection with such unbounded self-confidence his mouth is full of אלה, cursing, execratio (not perjury, perjurium, a meaning the word never has), מרמות, deceit and craft of every kind, and תּך, oppression, violence. And that which he has under his tongue, and consequently always in readiness for being put forth (Psalm 140:4, cf. Psalm 66:17), is trouble for others, and in itself matured wickedness. Paul has made use of this Psalm 10:7 in his contemplative description of the corruptness of mankind, Romans 3:14.

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Arise

Psalm 3:7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for you have smitten all my enemies on the cheek bone; you have broken the teeth of the ungodly.

Psalm 7:6 Arise, O LORD, in your anger, lift up yourself because of the rage of my enemies...

Psalm 9:19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in your sight.

lift

Psalm 94:2 Lift up yourself, you judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

Isaiah 26:11 LORD, when your hand is lifted up, they will not see: but they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy at the people; yes...

Isaiah 33:10 Now will I rise, said the LORD; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself.

Micah 5:9 Your hand shall be lifted up on your adversaries, and all your enemies shall be cut off.

forget

Psalm 9:12 When he makes inquisition for blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.

Psalm 13:1 How long will you forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long will you hide your face from me?

Psalm 77:9 Has God forgotten to be gracious? has he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.

humble. or, afflicted

Cross References
Psalm 9:12
For he who avenges blood is mindful of them; he does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 17:7
Wondrously show your steadfast love, O Savior of those who seek refuge from their adversaries at your right hand.

Micah 5:9
Your hand shall be lifted up over your adversaries, and all your enemies shall be cut off.

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