Proverbs 29:7
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New American Standard Bible
The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.

King James Bible
The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

Darby Bible Translation
The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.

World English Bible
The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.

Young's Literal Translation
The righteous knoweth the plea of the poor, The wicked understandeth not knowledge.

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
Job 29:16
"I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.

Psalm 41:1
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

Proverbs 31:9
Open your mouth, judge righteously, And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.

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