Proverbs 31:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
6605a: to opena prim. root
your mouthפִּ֥יךָ
6310: moutha prim. root
for the mute,לְאִלֵּ֑ם
483: mute (unable to speak)from the same as alam
For the rightsדִּ֝֗ין
1779: judgmentfrom din
of allכָּל־
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the unfortunate.חֲלֹֽוף׃
2475: a passing away, vanishingfrom chalaph

KJV Lexicon
pathach  (paw-thakh')
to open wide; specifically, to loosen, begin, plough, carve
thy mouth
peh  (peh)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
for the dumb
'illem  (il-lame')
speechless -- dumb (man).
in the cause
duwn  (doon)
judgement (the suit, justice, sentence or tribunal); by impl. also strife -- cause, judgement, plea, strife.
of all such as are appointed
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
to destruction
chalowph  (khal-ofe')
surviving; by implication (collectively) orphans -- destruction.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

King James Bible
Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Speak up for those who have no voice, for the justice of all who are dispossessed.

International Standard Version
Speak for those who cannot speak; seek justice for all those on the verge of destruction.

NET Bible
Open your mouth on behalf of those unable to speak, for the legal rights of all the dying.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Open your mouth with the word of truth and judge all the sons of evil.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Speak out for the one who cannot speak, for the rights of those who are doomed.

King James 2000 Bible
Open your mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all who are left desolate.
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