Authorized (King James) Version
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.
1 Blessed is he that considereth the poor:
the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.
2 The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive;
and he shall be blessed upon the earth:
and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.
3 The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing:
thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
New International Version
For the director of music. A psalm of David.
1 Blessed(A) are those who have regard for the weak;(B)
the Lord delivers them in times of trouble.(C)
2 The Lord protects(D) and preserves them—(E)
they are counted among the blessed in the land—(F)
he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.(G)
3 The Lord sustains them on their sickbed(H)
and restores them from their bed of illness.(I)
- Psalm 41:1 In Hebrew texts 41:1-13 is numbered 41:2-14.