New International Version
defending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.
King James Bible
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
Darby Bible Translation
To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed one, that the man of the earth may terrify no more.
World English Bible
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.
Young's Literal Translation
To judge the fatherless and bruised: He addeth no more to oppress -- man of the earth!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That the man of the earth may no more oppress - I believe the Hebrew will be better translated thus: "That he may not add any more to drive away the wretched man from the land." Destroy the influence of the tyrant; and let him not have it again in his power to add even one additional act of oppression to those which he has already committed.
How many for the sake of their religion, and because they would serve God with a pure conscience, have, by wicked lords, proud and arrogant land owners, been driven off their farms, turned out of their houses, deprived of their employments, and exposed to wretchedness! While they served the devil, and were regardless of their souls, they had quiet and peaceable possession; but when they turned to the Lord, and became sober and industrious, attended the means of grace, read their Bible, and were frequent in prayer, then the vile man of the earth drove them from their dwellings! In the sight of such Philistines, piety towards God is the highest of crimes. What a dreadful account must these give to the Judge of the Fatherless and the oppressed!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
oppress. or, terrify
LibraryOne Saying from Three Men
'The wicked hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM x. 6. 'Because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM xvi. 8. 'And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.' --PSALM xxx. 6. How differently the same things sound when said by different men! Here are three people giving utterance to almost the same sentiment of confidence. A wicked man says it, and it is insane presumption and defiance. A good man says it, having been lulled into false security by easy times, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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Being Made Archbishop of Armagh, He Suffers Many Troubles. Peace Being Made, from Being Archbishop of Armagh He Becomes Bishop of Down.
The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
"Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise," says the LORD. "I will protect them from those who malign them."
Do not let the oppressed retreat in disgrace; may the poor and needy praise your name.
Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
The LORD watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
The ruthless will vanish, the mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down--
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