Psalm 146:7
New International Version
He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,

New Living Translation
He gives justice to the oppressed and food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners.

English Standard Version
who executes justice for the oppressed, who gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets the prisoners free;

Berean Study Bible
executing justice for the oppressed, giving food to the hungry. The LORD sets the prisoners free,

New American Standard Bible
Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets the prisoners free.

King James Bible
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

Christian Standard Bible
executing justice for the exploited and giving food to the hungry. The LORD frees prisoners.

Contemporary English Version
He gives justice to the poor and food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free

Good News Translation
he judges in favor of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free

Holman Christian Standard Bible
executing justice for the exploited and giving food to the hungry. The LORD frees prisoners.

International Standard Version
who brings justice for the oppressed, and who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners;

NET Bible
vindicates the oppressed, and gives food to the hungry. The LORD releases the imprisoned.

New Heart English Bible
who executes justice for the oppressed; who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he executes judgment for the oppressed, he gives bread to the hungry; Lord Jehovah releases prisoners.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He brings about justice for those who are oppressed. He gives food to those who are hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who executeth justice for the oppressed; Who giveth bread to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners;

New American Standard 1977
Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets the prisoners free.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He who does justice unto the oppressed; who gives bread to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:

King James 2000 Bible
Who executes justice for the oppressed: who gives food to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:

American King James Version
Which executes judgment for the oppressed: which gives food to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:

American Standard Version
Who executeth justice for the oppressed; Who giveth food to the hungry. Jehovah looseth the prisoners;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who keepeth truth for ever: who executeth judgment for them that suffer wrong: who giveth food to the hungry. The Lord looseth them that are fettered:

Darby Bible Translation
Who executeth judgment for the oppressed, who giveth bread to the hungry. Jehovah looseth the prisoners;

English Revised Version
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed; which giveth food to the hungry: the LORD looseth the prisoners;

Webster's Bible Translation
Who executeth judgment for the oppressed: who giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

World English Bible
who executes justice for the oppressed; who gives food to the hungry. Yahweh frees the prisoners.

Young's Literal Translation
Doing judgment for the oppressed, Giving bread to the hungry.
Study Bible
Praise the LORD, O My Soul
6the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them. He remains faithful forever, 7executing justice for the oppressed, giving food to the hungry. The LORD sets the prisoners free, 8the LORD opens the eyes of the blind, the LORD lifts those who are weighed down, the LORD loves the righteous.…
Cross References
Psalm 68:6
God settles the lonely in families; He leads the prisoners out to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a sun-scorched land.

Psalm 99:4
The mighty King loves justice. You have established equity; You have exercised justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 102:20
to hear a prisoner's groaning, to release those condemned to death,

Psalm 103:6
The LORD executes righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.

Psalm 107:9
For He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.

Psalm 142:7
Free my soul from prison that I may praise Your name. The righteous will gather around me because of Your goodness to me.

Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all look to You, and You give them their food in season.

Isaiah 61:1
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on Me, because the LORD has anointed Me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent Me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and release from darkness to the prisoners,

Treasury of Scripture

Which executes judgment for the oppressed: which gives food to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:

executeth

Psalm 9:16 The LORD is known by the judgment which he executes: the wicked is …

Psalm 10:14,15,18 You have seen it; for you behold mischief and spite, to requite it …

Psalm 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now …

Psalm 72:4 He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children …

Psalm 103:6 The LORD executes righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

Proverbs 22:22,23 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted …

Proverbs 23:10,11 Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless…

Isaiah 9:4 For you have broken the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his …

Malachi 3:5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness …

which giveth food

Psalm 107:9 For he satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.

Psalm 136:25 Who gives food to all flesh: for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 145:15,16 The eyes of all wait on you; and you give them their meat in due season…

Jeremiah 31:14 And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people …

Luke 1:53 He has filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he has sent empty away.

Luke 9:17 And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of …

looseth

Psalm 68:6 God sets the solitary in families: he brings out those which are …

Psalm 105:17-20 He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a servant…

Psalm 107:10,14-16 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in …

Psalm 142:7 Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise your name: the righteous …

Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed …

Zechariah 9:11,12 As for you also, by the blood of your covenant I have sent forth …

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach …

Acts 5:19 But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought …

Acts 16:26 And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations …







Lexicon
executing
עֹשֶׂ֤ה (‘ō·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

justice
מִשְׁפָּ֨ט ׀ (miš·pāṭ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

for the oppressed,
לָעֲשׁוּקִ֗ים (lā·‘ă·šū·qîm)
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6231: To press upon, oppress, defraud, violate, overflow

giving
נֹתֵ֣ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

food
לֶ֭חֶם (le·ḥem)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3899: Food, bread, grain

to the hungry.
לָרְעֵבִ֑ים (lā·rə·‘ê·ḇîm)
Preposition-l, Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7457: Hungry

The LORD
יְ֝הוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

sets
מַתִּ֥יר (mat·tîr)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5425: To jump, be violently agitated, to terrify, shake off, untie

the prisoners {free},
אֲסוּרִֽים׃ (’ă·sū·rîm)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 631: To yoke, hitch, to fasten, to join battle
(7) Comp. Psalm 103:6; Psalm 104:27; Psalm 107:9; Psalm 136:25; Isaiah 55:1.

Here follow five lines, each beginning with the Divine name, and each consisting of three words, the rhythm prominent in the book of Job.

Verse 7. - Which executeth judgment for the oppressed (comp. Psalm 103:6, "The Lord executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed"). Israel's history was an ample comment on this text. Which giveth food to the hungry (comp. Psalm 145:15, 16, and the comment ad loc.). The Lord looseth the prisoners. Either captive nations, as Israel; or individuals, as Jeremiah from his dungeon (Jeremiah 37:16, 17), Daniel from the lions' den (Daniel 6:23), Peter from his prison-house (Acts 12:7-10), and the like. Deliverance from the bands of sin may also be intended. 146:5-10 The psalmist encourages us to put confidence in God. We must hope in the providence of God for all we need as to this life, and in the grace of God for that which is to come. The God of heaven became a man that he might become our salvation. Though he died on the cross for our sins, and was laid in the grave, yet his thoughts of love to us did not perish; he rose again to fulfil them. When on earth, his miracles were examples of what he is still doing every day. He grants deliverance to captives bound in the chains of sin and Satan. He opens the eyes of the understanding. He feeds with the bread of life those who hunger for salvation; and he is the constant Friend of the poor in spirit, the helpless: with him poor sinners, that are as fatherless, find mercy; and his kingdom shall continue for ever. Then let sinners flee to him, and believers rejoice in him. And as the Lord shall reign for ever, let us stir up each other to praise his holy name.
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