New American Standard Bible
He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight;
King James Bible
He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Darby Bible Translation
He will redeem their souls from oppression and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
World English Bible
He will redeem their soul from oppression and violence. Their blood will be precious in his sight.
Young's Literal Translation
From fraud and from violence he redeemeth their soul, And precious is their blood in his eyes.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence - He will rescue their lives; that is, he will deliver them from the hands of men who practice deceit, or who are dishonest and unjust - and from the hands of those who oppress. This is stating in another form the idea that his reign would be one of equity, protecting the rights of the poor, and delivering the oppressed.
And precious shall their blood be in his sight - That is, so precious that he will not permit it to be shed unjustly, but will come to their rescue when their life is in danger; or, that - being shed - he will regard it as so valuable that he will not permit it to go unavenged. He will never be indifferent to their safety, or their reputation.
LibraryDavid's Dying Prayer
In one sense this prayer is still unnecessary, for in a certain sense the whole earth is filled with God's glory. "All thy works praise thee, O God," is as true now as it was in paradise. The stars still sing their Maker's praise; no sin hath stopped their voice, no discord hath made a jarring note among the harmonies of the spheres. The earth itself still praiseth its Maker, the exhalations, as they arise with morn, are still a pure offfering, acceptable to their Maker. The lowing of the cattle, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
The Song of Solomon.
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1 Samuel 26:21
Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will not harm you again because my life was precious in your sight this day. Behold, I have played the fool and have committed a serious error."
For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
Oh draw near to my soul and redeem it; Ransom me because of my enemies!
Precious in the sight of the LORD Is the death of His godly ones.
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