Psalm 76:9
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New American Standard Bible
When God arose to judgment, To save all the humble of the earth. Selah.

King James Bible
When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Darby Bible Translation
When God rose up to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

World English Bible
when God arose to judgment, to save all the afflicted ones of the earth. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
In the rising of God to judgment, To save all the humble of earth. Selah.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

When God arose to judgment - That is, when he came to overthrow and destroy the enemies of his people, as referred to in the former part of the psalm.

To save all the meek of the earth - Of the land - to wit, the land of Judea; or, to save his people when in affliction. The word "meek," which with us usually means those who are forbearing under injuries, means here the humble, the afflicted, the crushed, the oppressed.

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In the Lions' Den
[This chapter is based on Daniel 6.] When Darius the Median took the throne formerly occupied by the Babylonian rulers, he at once proceeded to reorganize the government. He "set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes; . . . and over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage. Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Beginning at Jerusalem
The whole verse runs thus: "And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem." The words were spoken by Christ, after he rose from the dead, and they are here rehearsed after an historical manner, but do contain in them a formal commission, with a special clause therein. The commission is, as you see, for the preaching of the gospel, and is very distinctly inserted in the holy record by Matthew and Mark. "Go teach all nations,"
John Bunyan—Jerusalem Sinner Saved

Cross References
Psalm 9:7
But the LORD abides forever; He has established His throne for judgment,

Psalm 9:8
And He will judge the world in righteousness; He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.

Psalm 74:22
Arise, O God, and plead Your own cause; Remember how the foolish man reproaches You all day long.

Psalm 82:8
Arise, O God, judge the earth! For it is You who possesses all the nations.

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