5 “Because the poor are plundered(A) and the needy groan,(B) I will now arise,(C)” says the Lord. “I will protect them(D) from those who malign them.”
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14 The wicked draw the sword(A) and bend the bow(B)to bring down the poor and needy,(C) to slay those whose ways are upright.
21 Do not let the oppressed(A) retreat in disgrace; may the poor and needy(B) praise your name.
1 Hear me, Lord, and answer(A) me, for I am poor and needy.
16 For he never thought of doing a kindness, but hounded to death the poor and the needy(A) and the brokenhearted.(B)
12 I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor(A) and upholds the cause(B) of the needy.(C)
17 “The poor and needy search for water,(A) but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst.(B)But I the Lord will answer(C) them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake(D) them.