New International Version
He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not 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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalt thou reign, etc - Dost thou think thou art a great king, because thou dwellest in a splendid palace?
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Mr. James Mitchel was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards …
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1 Chronicles 28:9
"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
Continue your love to those who know you, your righteousness to the upright in heart.
Of Solomon. Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness.
For he will deliver the needy who cry out, the afflicted who have no one to help.
Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.
but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
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