Psalms 72:4

“He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee shall iudge the poore of the people, he shall saue the children of the needie, and shallbreake in pieces the oppressour.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He will judge the poor of the people, He will save the children of the needy, And will break in pieces the oppressor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

May he be a judge of the poor among the people, may he give salvation to the children of those who are in need; by him let the violent be crushed.
- Basic English Bible

He will do justice to the afflicted of the people; he will save the children of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.
- Darby Bible

He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
- Webster's Bible

He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.
- World English Bible

He judgeth the poor of the people, Giveth deliverance to the sons of the needy, And bruiseth the oppressor.
- Youngs Literal Bible

May he judge the poor of the people, and save the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 72:4


72:4 Judge - Vindicate them from their oppressors.


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