New Living Translation
For he who avenges murder cares for the helpless. He does not ignore the cries of those who suffer.
King James Bible
When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.
Darby Bible Translation
For when he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them; the cry of the afflicted ones hath he not forgotten.
World English Bible
For he who avenges blood remembers them. He doesn't forget the cry of the afflicted.
Young's Literal Translation
For He who is seeking for blood Them hath remembered, He hath not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:12 Blood - The bloodshed of his innocent and holy ones: which though he may not seem to regard for a season, yet he will certainly call the authors of it to a severe account. Them - The humble, as it follows, or the oppressed, ver.9, that trust in him, and seek to him, ver.10, whom he seemed to have forgotten.
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The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
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"And I will require the blood of anyone who takes another person's life. If a wild animal kills a person, it must die. And anyone who murders a fellow human must die.
"Didn't I tell you not to sin against the boy?" Reuben asked. "But you wouldn't listen. And now we have to answer for his blood!"
2 Samuel 4:11
How much more should I reward evil men who have killed an innocent man in his own house and on his own bed? Shouldn't I hold you responsible for his blood and rid the earth of you?"
But the needy will not be ignored forever; the hopes of the poor will not always be crushed.
Arise, O LORD! Punish the wicked, O God! Do not ignore the helpless!
He will redeem them from oppression and violence, for their lives are precious to him.
He remembered us in our weakness. His faithful love endures forever.
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