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Psalm 10:17–18

17 Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;

You will prepare their heart;

You will cause Your ear to hear,

18 To 8do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,

That the man of the earth may 9oppress no more.

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Psalm 10:17–18 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 You, Lord, hear the desire of the afflicted;

you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,

18 defending the fatherless and the oppressed,

so that mere earthly mortals

will never again strike terror.

Psalm 10:17–18 — English Standard Version (ESV)

17 O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted;

you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear

18 to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,

so that man who is of the earth may strike terror no more.

Psalm 10:17–18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 Lord, thou hast heard the desire of the humble:

Thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed,

That the man of the earth may no more oppress.

Psalm 10:17–18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless.

Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.

18 You will bring justice to the orphans and the oppressed,

so mere people can no longer terrify them.

Psalm 10:17–18 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 Lord, you have heard what the poor people want.

Do what they ask, and listen to them.

18 Protect the orphans and put an end to suffering

so they will no longer be afraid of evil people.

Psalm 10:17–18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek:

Thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear;

18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed,

That man who is of the earth may be terrible no more.

Psalm 10:17–18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear, 18 To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed one, that the man of the earth may terrify no more.

Psalm 10:17–18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 You have heard the desire of oppressed people, O Lord.

You encourage them.

You pay close attention to them

18 in order to provide justice for orphans and oppressed people

so that no mere mortal will terrify them again.

Psalm 10:17–18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;

You will strengthen their hearts.

You will listen carefully,

18 doing justice for the fatherless and the oppressed

so that men of the earth may terrify them no more.

Psalm 10:17–18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 O Lord, you will hear the desire of the meek;

you will strengthen their heart, you will incline your ear

18 to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed,

so that those from earth may strike terror no more.

Psalm 10:17–18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 The longing of the afflicted you have heard, O Yahweh.

You will make their heart secure. You will listen attentively

18 to render judgment for the fatherless and the oppressed

so that a mere mortal from the earth will no longer cause terror.

Psalm 10:17–18 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

17 Lord, you hear the longings of those who are hurting.

You cheer them up and give them hope.

You listen to their cries.

18 You stand up for those whose fathers have died

and for those who have been beaten down.

You do it so that no one made of dust

may terrify others anymore.

Psalm 10:17–18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 O Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;

You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

18 To vindicate the orphan and the oppressed,

So that man who is of the earth will no longer cause terror.