New International Version
For he stands at the right hand of the needy, to save their lives from those who would condemn them.
King James Bible
For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.
Darby Bible Translation
For he standeth at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those that judge his soul.
World English Bible
For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those who judge his soul. A Psalm by David.
Young's Literal Translation
For He standeth at the right hand of the needy, To save from those judging his soul.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall stand at the right hand of the poor - Even if Satan himself be the accuser, God will vindicate the innocence of his servant. Pilate and the Jews condemned our Lord to death as a malefactor; God showed his immaculate innocence by his resurrection from the dead.
The whole of this Psalm is understood by many as referring solely to Christ, the traitor Judas, and the wicked Jews. This is the view taken of it in the analysis.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
those that condemn. Heb. the judges of
LibraryPsalm. Cix. 21. ; Micah, vi. 9
Psalm. cix. 21.; Micah, vi. 9. Sweet is Thy mercy, O my God! When humbled at Thy feet, I learn the lessons of Thy rod, Thy mercy, Lord, is sweet. For Thou dost not in wrath chastise, But when I go astray, "Return," a voice behind me cries, "Walk here;--this is the way." Impatient of Thine easy yoke, If heedless yet I roam, Some sharp affliction, with a stroke Of kindness, warns me home. That godly sorrow then I feel, Which nothing can control, Until the hand that wounded, heal, That bruised me, …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
The Destruction of Jerusalem
I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.
Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand.
The Lord is at your right hand; he will crush kings on the day of his wrath.
The LORD watches over you-- the LORD is your shade at your right hand;
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