New American Standard Bible
For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.
King James Bible
For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.
Darby Bible Translation
For he will deliver the needy who crieth, and the afflicted, who hath no helper;
World English Bible
For he will deliver the needy when he cries; the poor, who has no helper.
Young's Literal Translation
For he delivereth the needy who crieth, And the poor when he hath no helper,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The poor also ... - All who have no protector; all who are exposed to injustice and wrong from others. This is everywhere declared to be the characteristic of the reign of the Messiah. See the notes at Isaiah 11:4.
LibraryDavid's Dying Prayer
In one sense this prayer is still unnecessary, for in a certain sense the whole earth is filled with God's glory. "All thy works praise thee, O God," is as true now as it was in paradise. The stars still sing their Maker's praise; no sin hath stopped their voice, no discord hath made a jarring note among the harmonies of the spheres. The earth itself still praiseth its Maker, the exhalations, as they arise with morn, are still a pure offfering, acceptable to their Maker. The lowing of the cattle, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
The Song of Solomon.
Question Lxxxii of Devotion
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2 Samuel 22:28
"And You save an afflicted people; But Your eyes are on the haughty whom You abase.
Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper.
He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.
For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase.
Be not far from me, for trouble is near; For there is none to help.
May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.
Therefore He humbled their heart with labor; They stumbled and there was none to help.
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