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Psalms 109:31

    Psalms 109:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, To save him from them that judge his soul.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For he is ever at the right hand of the poor, to take him out of the hands of those who go after his soul.

    Webster's Revision

    For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, To save him from them that judge his soul.

    World English Bible

    For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those who judge his soul. A Psalm by David.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For he shall stand at the right hand of the needy, to save him from them that judge his soul.

    Definitions for Psalms 109:31

    Save - Except; besides.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 109:31

    He shall stand at the right hand of the poor - Even if Satan himself be the accuser, God will vindicate the innocence of his servant. Pilate and the Jews condemned our Lord to death as a malefactor; God showed his immaculate innocence by his resurrection from the dead.

    The whole of this Psalm is understood by many as referring solely to Christ, the traitor Judas, and the wicked Jews. This is the view taken of it in the analysis.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 109:31

    For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor - He will thus show that he befriends the poor and the helpless.

    To save him from those that condemn his soul - - Margin, "from the judges of his soul." The Hebrew is, "from those that judge his soul." The meaning is, from those that pronounce a harsh or unjust judgment; from those that condemn the innocent.