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Psalm 12:5

5 “For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy,

Now I will arise,” says the Lord;

“I will set him in the safety for which he yearns.”

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Psalm 12:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan,

I will now arise,” says the Lord.

“I will protect them from those who malign them.”

Psalm 12:5 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan,

I will now arise,” says the Lord;

“I will place him in the safety for which he longs.”

Psalm 12:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy,

Now will I arise, saith the Lord;

I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.

Psalm 12:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord replies, “I have seen violence done to the helpless,

and I have heard the groans of the poor.

Now I will rise up to rescue them,

as they have longed for me to do.”

Psalm 12:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

But the Lord says,

“I will now rise up,

because the poor are being hurt.

Because of the moans of the helpless,

I will give them the help they want.”

Psalm 12:5 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy,

Now will I arise, saith Jehovah;

I will set him in the safety he panteth for.

Psalm 12:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Because of the oppression of the afflicted, because of the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith Jehovah, I will set him in safety, at whom they puff.

Psalm 12:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Because oppressed people are robbed and needy people groan,

I will now arise,” says the Lord.

“I will provide safety for those who long for it.”

Psalm 12:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“Because of the oppression of the afflicted

and the groaning of the poor,

I will now rise up,” says the Lord.

“I will put the one who longs for it in a safe place.”

Psalm 12:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“Because the poor are despoiled, because the needy groan,

I will now rise up,” says the Lord;

“I will place them in the safety for which they long.”

Psalm 12:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“Because of the oppression of the afflicted,

because of the groaning of the poor,

now I will rise up,” Yahweh says.

“I shall put them in the safety for which they long.”

Psalm 12:5 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

The Lord says, “The weak are beaten down.

Those who are in need groan.

So I will stand up to help them.

I will keep them safe from those who tell lies about them.”

Psalm 12:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy,

Now I will arise,” says the Lord; “I will set him in the safety for which he longs.”