Psalm 146:7
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New Living Translation
He gives justice to the oppressed and food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners.

King James Bible
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

Darby Bible Translation
Who executeth judgment for the oppressed, who giveth bread to the hungry. Jehovah looseth the prisoners;

World English Bible
who executes justice for the oppressed; who gives food to the hungry. Yahweh frees the prisoners.

Young's Literal Translation
Doing judgment for the oppressed, Giving bread to the hungry.

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The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 68:6
God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.

Psalm 99:4
Mighty King, lover of justice, you have established fairness. You have acted with justice and righteousness throughout Israel.

Psalm 102:20
to hear the groans of the prisoners, to release those condemned to die.

Psalm 103:6
The LORD gives righteousness and justice to all who are treated unfairly.

Psalm 107:9
For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.

Psalm 142:7
Bring me out of prison so I can thank you. The godly will crowd around me, for you are good to me."

Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all look to you in hope; you give them their food as they need it.

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