New American Standard Bible
For their Redeemer is strong; He will plead their case against you.
King James Bible
For their redeemer is mighty; he shall plead their cause with thee.
Darby Bible Translation
for their redeemer is mighty; he will plead their cause against thee.
World English Bible
for their Defender is strong. He will plead their case against you.
Young's Literal Translation
For their Redeemer is strong, He doth plead their cause with thee.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The reason is given for the precept Proverbs 23:10.
Their redeemer - See Job 19:25 note. It was the duty of the גאל gā'al, the next of kin, to take on himself, in case of murder, the office of avenger of blood Numbers 35:19. By a slight extension the word was applied to one who took on himself a like office in cases short of this. Here, therefore, the thought is that, destitute as the fatherless may seem, there is One who claims them as His next of kin, and will avenge them. Yahweh Himself is in this sense their גאל gā'al, their Redeemer.
LibraryThe Portrait of a Drunkyard
'Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? 30. They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. 31. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. 32. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. 33. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. 34. Yea, thou shalt be as …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Heart: a Gift for God
A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
"You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.
"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.
For the LORD will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.
Apply your heart to discipline And your ears to words of knowledge.
"Their Redeemer is strong, the LORD of hosts is His name; He will vigorously plead their case So that He may bring rest to the earth, But turmoil to the inhabitants of Babylon.
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