Compare Translations for Psalm 10:14

Psalm 10:14 ASV
Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: The helpless committeth [himself] unto thee; Thou hast been the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 BBE
You have seen it; for your eyes are on sorrow and grief, to take it into your hand: the poor man puts his faith in you; you have been the helper of the child who has no father.
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Psalm 10:14 CEB
But you do see! You do see troublemaking and grief, and you do something about it! The helpless leave it all to you. You are the orphan's helper.
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Psalm 10:14 CJB
You have seen; for you look at mischief and grief, so that you can take the matter in hand. The helpless commits himself to you; you help the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 RHE
(9-35) Thou seest it, for thou considerest labour and sorrow: that thou mayst deliver them into thy hands. To thee is the poor man left: thou wilt be a helper to the orphan.
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Psalm 10:14 ESV
But you do see, for you note mischief and vexation, that you may take it into your hands; to you the helpless commits himself; you have been the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 GW
You have seen [it]; yes, you have taken note of trouble and grief and placed them under your control. The victim entrusts himself to you. You alone have been the helper of orphans.
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Psalm 10:14 GNT
But you do see; you take notice of trouble and suffering and are always ready to help. The helpless commit themselves to you; you have always helped the needy.
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Psalm 10:14 HNV
But you do see trouble and grief; You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 CSB
But You Yourself have seen trouble and grief, observing it in order to take the matter into Your hands. The helpless entrusts himself to You; You are a helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 KJV
Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 LEB
[But] you have seen; indeed you have noted trouble and grief to take [it] into your hand. The helpless abandons [himself] upon you; you have been [the] helper [for the] orphan.
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Psalm 10:14 NAS
You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand. The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.
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Psalm 10:14 NCV
Lord, surely you see these cruel and evil things; look at them and do something. People in trouble look to you for help. You are the one who helps the orphans.
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Psalm 10:14 NIRV
God, you see trouble and sadness. You take note of it. You do something about it. So those who are attacked place themselves in your care. You help children whose fathers have died.
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Psalm 10:14 NIV
But you, O God, do see trouble and grief; you consider it to take it in hand. The victim commits himself to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 NKJV
But You have seen, for You observe trouble and grief, To repay it by Your hand. The helpless commits himself to You; You are the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 NLT
But you do see the trouble and grief they cause. You take note of it and punish them. The helpless put their trust in you. You are the defender of orphans.
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Psalm 10:14 NRS
But you do see! Indeed you note trouble and grief, that you may take it into your hands; the helpless commit themselves to you; you have been the helper of the orphan.
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Psalm 10:14 RSV
Thou dost see; yea, thou dost note trouble and vexation, that thou mayest take it into thy hands; the hapless commits himself to thee; thou hast been the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 DBY
Thou hast seen [it], for thou thyself beholdest trouble and vexation, to requite by thy hand. The wretched committeth himself unto thee; thou hast been the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 MSG
But you know all about it - the contempt, the abuse. I dare to believe that the luckless will get lucky someday in you. You won't let them down: orphans won't be orphans forever.
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Psalm 10:14 WBT
Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth himself to thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 TMB
But Thou hast seen it, for Thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with Thy hand. The poor committeth himself unto Thee; Thou art the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 TNIV
But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 WEB
But you do see trouble and grief; You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.
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Psalm 10:14 WYC
Thou seest, for thou beholdest travail and sorrow; that thou take them into thine hands. The poor man is left to thee; thou shalt be an helper to the fatherless and motherless. (But thou do see it, for thou beholdest all trouble, or all tribulation, and sorrow; and thou hast taken the matter into thy own hands. And the poor commit themselves to thee; and thou art a helper to the fatherless and the motherless.)
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Psalm 10:14 YLT
Thou hast seen, For Thou perverseness and anger beholdest; By giving into Thy hand, On Thee doth the afflicted leave [it], Of the fatherless Thou hast been an helper.
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Psalms 10 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 10

The psalmist complains of the wickedness of the wicked. (1-11) He prays to God to appear for the relief of his people. (12-18)

Verses 1-11 God's withdrawings are very grievous to his people, especially in times of trouble. We stand afar off from God by our unbelief, and then complain that God stands afar off from us. Passionate words against bad men do more hurt than good; if we speak of their badness, let it be to the Lord in prayer; he can make them better. The sinner proudly glories in his power and success. Wicked people will not seek after God, that is, will not call upon him. They live without prayer, and that is living without God. They have many thoughts, many objects and devices, but think not of the Lord in any of them; they have no submission to his will, nor aim for his glory. The cause of this is pride. Men think it below them to be religious. They could not break all the laws of justice and goodness toward man, if they had not first shaken off all sense of religion.

Verses 12-18 The psalmist speaks with astonishment, at the wickedness of the wicked, and at the patience and forbearance of God. God prepares the heart for prayer, by kindling holy desires, and strengthening our most holy faith, fixing the thoughts, and raising the affections, and then he graciously accepts the prayer. The preparation of the heart is from the Lord, and we must seek unto him for it. Let the poor, afflicted, persecuted, or tempted believer recollect, that Satan is the prince of this world, and that he is the father of all the ungodly. The children of God cannot expect kindness, truth, or justice from such persons as crucified the Lord of glory. But this once suffering Jesus, now reigns as King over all the earth, and of his dominion there shall be no end. Let us commit ourselves unto him, humbly trusting in his mercy. He will rescue the believer from every temptation, and break the arm of every wicked oppressor, and bruise Satan under our feet shortly. But in heaven alone will all sin and temptation be shut out, though in this life the believer has a foretaste of deliverance.

Psalms 10 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 10

Psalms 10:1-18 . The Psalmist mourns God's apparent indifference to his troubles, which are aggravated by the successful malice, blasphemy, pride, deceit, and profanity of the wicked. On the just and discriminating providence of God he relies for the destruction of their false security, and the defense of the needy.

1. These are, of course, figurative terms (compare Psalms 7:6 , 13:1 , &c.).
hidest--Supply "thine eyes" or "face."

2. Literally, "In pride of the wicked they (the poor or humble, Psalms 10:17 , Psalms 12:5 ) shall be taken in the devices they (the proud) have imagined."

3. heart's--or, "soul's."
desire--that is, his success in evil.
and blesseth, &c.--he (the wicked) blesseth the covetous, he despiseth the Lord.

4. The face expresses the self-conceit, whose fruit is practical atheism ( Psalms 14:1 ).

5, 6. Such is his confidence in the permanence of his way or course of life, that he disregards God's providential government (out of sight, because he will not look, Isaiah 26:11 ), sneers at his enemies, and boasts perpetual freedom from evil.

7-10. The malignity and deceit ( Psalms 140:3 ) of such are followed by acts combining cunning, fraud, and violence (compare Proverbs 1:11 Proverbs 1:18 ), aptly illustrated by the habits of the lion, and of hunters taking their prey. "Poor," in Psalms 10:8 Psalms 10:10 Psalms 10:14 , represents a word peculiar to this Psalm, meaning the sad or sorrowful; in Psalms 10:9 , as usual, it means the pious or meek sufferer.

8. eyes . . . privily--He watches with half-closed eyes, appearing not to see.

10. croucheth--as a lion gathers himself into as small compass as possible to make the greater spring.
fall by his strong ones--The figure of the lion is dropped, and this phrase means the accomplices of the chief or leading wicked man.

11. As before, such conduct implies disbelief or disregard of God's government.

12. (Compare Psalms 9:19 , 3:7 ).
the humble--(Compare Psalms 10:17 , and Margin.)
lift up thine hand--exert thy power.

13, 14. It is in vain to suppose God will overlook sin, however forbearing; for He carefully examines or beholds all wickedness, and will mark it by His providential (Thine hand) punishment.

14. mischief and spite--provocation and trouble of the sufferer (compare Psalms 6:7 , 7:14 ).
committeth--or, "leaves (his burden) on Thee."

15. arm--power.
till thou find none--So far from not requiting ( Psalms 10:11 Psalms 10:13 ), God will utterly destroy the wicked and his deeds ( Psalms 9:5 Psalms 9:6 , 34:16 , 37:36 ).

16-18. God reigns. The wicked, if for a time successful, shall be cut off. He hears and confirms the hearts of His suffering people ( Psalms 112:7 ), executes justice for the feeble, and represses the pride and violence of conceited, though frail, men (compare Psalms 9:16 ).