New American Standard Bible
"He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; Then it was well. Is not that what it means to know Me?" Declares the LORD.
King James Bible
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Wasn't this to know me? says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
He decided the cause of the poor and needy, Then it is well -- is it not to know Me? An affirmation of Jehovah.
Jeremiah 22:16 Parallel
Library"Hear the Word of the Lord, Ye Rulers of Sodom, Give Ear unto the Law of Our God, Ye People of Gomorrah,"
Isaiah i. 10, 11, &c.--"Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah," &c. It is strange to think what mercy is mixed with the most wrath like strokes and threatenings. There is no prophet whose office and commission is only for judgment, nay, to speak the truth, it is mercy that premises threatenings. The entering of the law, both in the commands and curses, is to make sin abound, that grace may superabound, so that both rods and threatenings …
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1 Chronicles 28:9
"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.
O continue Your lovingkindness to those who know You, And Your righteousness to the upright in heart.
A Psalm of Solomon. Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.
For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.
Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
Open your mouth, judge righteously, And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.
but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.
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