King James Version
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Darby Bible Translation
Judge the poor and the fatherless, do justice to the afflicted and the destitute;
World English Bible
"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
Young's Literal Translation
Judge ye the weak and fatherless, The afflicted and the poor declare righteous.
Psalm 82:3 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
Defend: Heb. Judge
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.Psalm 82:3 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryChrist's Interpretation of Psalm cx. , 1 (Mark, xii. , 35-37. )
We return now to the order of the narrative. We are informed by the Evangelist that in the course of these controversies with his opponents Christ put to them the question, how it could be that Messiah was to be the Son of David, and yet David called him "Lord" (Ps. cx., 1). We are not precisely told with what view he proposed the question; though it might, perhaps, be inferred from Matthew's statement, that after he had so answered their captious queries as to put them to shame, he sought in turn …
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Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.
I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
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