Psalms 102:20

20 to hear the groans of the prisoners and release those condemned to death.”

Psalms 102:20 in Other Translations

KJV
20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;
ESV
20 to hear the groans of the prisoners, to set free those who were doomed to die,
NLT
20 to hear the groans of the prisoners, to release those condemned to die.
MSG
20 He listened to the groans of the doomed, he opened the doors of their death cells."
CSB
20 to hear a prisoner's groaning, to set free those condemned to die,

Psalms 102:20 In-Context

18 Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the LORD:
19 “The LORD looked down from his sanctuary on high, from heaven he viewed the earth,
20 to hear the groans of the prisoners and release those condemned to death.”
21 So the name of the LORD will be declared in Zion and his praise in Jerusalem
22 when the peoples and the kingdoms assemble to worship the LORD.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Psalms 68:6; S Luke 4:19; Psalms 79:11
Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.