Psalm 106:46
New International Version
He caused all who held them captive to show them mercy.

New Living Translation
He even caused their captors to treat them with kindness.

English Standard Version
He caused them to be pitied by all those who held them captive.

Berean Study Bible
He made them objects of compassion to all who held them captive.

King James Bible
He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.

New King James Version
He also made them to be pitied By all those who carried them away captive.

New American Standard Bible
He also made them objects of compassion In the presence of all their captors.

NASB 1995
He also made them objects of compassion In the presence of all their captors.

NASB 1977
He also made them objects of compassion In the presence of all their captors.

Amplified Bible
He also made them objects of compassion Among those who had carried them away captive.

Christian Standard Bible
He caused them to be pitied before all their captors.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He caused them to be pitied before all their captors.

American Standard Version
He made them also to be pitied Of all those that carried them captive.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he gave them affection before all their captors.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he caused them to be pitied in the sight of all who carried them captive.

Contemporary English Version
that their enemies had pity on them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he gave them unto mercies, in the sight of all those that had made them captives.

English Revised Version
He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.

Good News Translation
He made all their oppressors feel sorry for them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He let them find compassion from all those who held them captive.

International Standard Version
He caused all their captors to show compassion toward them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He made them also to be pitied Of all those that carried them captive.

Literal Standard Version
And He appoints them for mercies Before all their captors.

NET Bible
He caused all their conquerors to have pity on them.

New Heart English Bible
He made them also to be pitied by all those who carried them captive.

World English Bible
He made them also to be pitied by all those who carried them captive.

Young's Literal Translation
And He appointeth them for mercies Before all their captors.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
45And He remembered His covenant with them, and relented by the abundance of His loving devotion. 46He made them objects of compassion to all who held them captive. 47Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to Your holy name, that we may glory in Your praise.…

Cross References
Genesis 43:14
May God Almighty grant you mercy before the man, that he may release your other brother along with Benjamin. As for me, if I am bereaved, I am bereaved."

Exodus 3:21
And I will grant this people such favor in the sight of the Egyptians that when you leave, you will not go away empty-handed.

Exodus 11:3
And the LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, Moses himself was highly regarded in Egypt by Pharaoh's officials and by the people.

1 Kings 8:50
May You forgive Your people who have sinned against You and all the transgressions they have committed against You, and may You grant them compassion in the eyes of their captors to show them mercy.

2 Chronicles 30:9
For if you return to the LORD, your brothers and sons will receive mercy in the presence of their captors and will return to this land. For the LORD your God is gracious and merciful; He will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him."

Ezra 9:9
Though we are slaves, our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but He has extended to us grace in the sight of the kings of Persia, giving us new life to rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, and giving us a wall of protection in Judah and Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 1:11
O Lord, may Your ear be attentive to my prayer and to the prayers of Your servants who delight to revere Your name. Give Your servant success this day, I pray, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man." (At that time I was the cupbearer to the king.)


Treasury of Scripture

He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.

1 Kings 8:50
And forgive thy people that have sinned against thee, and all their transgressions wherein they have transgressed against thee, and give them compassion before them who carried them captive, that they may have compassion on them:

Ezra 9:9
For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 15:11
The LORD said, Verily it shall be well with thy remnant; verily I will cause the enemy to entreat thee well in the time of evil and in the time of affliction.









(46) Made them also to be pitied.--Literally, gave them for companions, a phrase found in Solomon's prayer (1Kings 8:50, and also in Daniel 1:9, Heb.).

Verse 46. - He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives. Solomon had prayed that so it might be (1 Kings 8:50). The fact that compassion was shown to many of the captives appears from 2 Kings 25:27-30; Daniel 1:3-5, 19; Daniel 2:49; Daniel 3:30; Daniel 6:28; Ezra 1:4-6; Nehemiah 1:11; Nehemiah 2:1-8.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He made
וַיִּתֵּ֣ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

them
אוֹתָ֣ם (’ō·w·ṯām)
Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

objects of compassion
לְרַחֲמִ֑ים (lə·ra·ḥă·mîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7356: Compassion, the womb, a maiden

to
לִ֝פְנֵ֗י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

who held them captive.
שׁוֹבֵיהֶֽם׃ (šō·w·ḇê·hem)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7617: To transport into captivity


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