Psalms 109:16

“Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 109:16

Because that he remembred not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poore and needy man: that he might euen slay the broken in heart.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because he did not remember to show lovingkindness, But persecuted the afflicted and needy man, And the despondent in heart, to put {them} to death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Because he remembered not to show kindness, But persecuted the poor and needy man, And the broken in heart, to slay `them'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because he had no mercy, but was cruel to the low and the poor, designing the death of the broken-hearted.
- Basic English Bible

Because he remembered not to shew kindness, but persecuted the afflicted and needy man, and the broken in heart, to slay him.
- Darby Bible

Because that he remembered not to show mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
- Webster's Bible

because he didn't remember to show kindness, but persecuted the poor and needy man, the broken in heart, to kill them.
- World English Bible

Because that he hath not remembered to do kindness, And pursueth the poor man and needy, And the smitten of heart -- to slay,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Because that he remembered not to do kindness, but persecuted the poor and needy man, and the broken in heart he was ready to slay.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 109:16

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 109:16


109:17 Delighted not - In desiring and promoting the welfare of others.

109:18 Garment - Which a man wears constantly. Like water - Water in the cavity of the belly, between the bowels, is almost certain death. And oil soaking into any of the bones, will soon utterly destroy it.


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