211 verses

Gen 48:1

(NIV)
Some time later Joseph was told, ‘Your father is ill.’ So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim along with him.
(ESV)
After this, Joseph was told, “Behold, your father is ill.” So he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.

Exod 23:3

(NIV)
and do not show favouritism to a poor person in a lawsuit.

(ESV)
nor shall you be partial to a poor man in his lawsuit.

Exod 30:15

(NIV)
The rich are not to give more than a half shekel and the poor are not to give less when you make the offering to the  Lord to atone for your lives.
(ESV)
The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less, than the half shekel, when you give the  Lord’s offering to make atonement for your lives.

Exod 32:11

(NIV)
But Moses sought the favour of the  Lord his God. ‘ Lord,’ he said, ‘why should your anger burn against your people, whom you brought out of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand?
(ESV)
But Moses implored the  Lord his God and said, “O  Lord, why does your wrath burn hot against your people, whom you have brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?

Exod 32:18

(NIV)
Moses replied:

‘It is not the sound of victory,
it is not the sound of defeat;
it is the sound of singing that I hear.’
(ESV)
But he said, “It is not the sound of shouting for victory, or the sound of the cry of defeat, but the sound of singing that I hear.”

Lev 14:21

(NIV)
‘If, however, they are poor and cannot afford these, they must take one male lamb as a guilt offering to be waved to make atonement for them, together with a tenth of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, a log of oil,
(ESV)
“But if he is poor and cannot afford so much, then he shall take one male lamb for a guilt offering to be waved, to make atonement for him, and a tenth of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and a log of oil;

Lev 19:15

(NIV)
‘“Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favouritism to the great, but judge your neighbour fairly.

(ESV)
“You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Lev 26:36

(NIV)
‘“As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a wind-blown leaf will put them to flight. They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.
(ESV)
And as for those of you who are left, I will send faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a driven leaf shall put them to flight, and they shall flee as one flees from the sword, and they shall fall when none pursues.

Num 13:18

(NIV)
See what the land is like and whether the people who live there are strong or weak, few or many.
(ESV)
and see what the land is, and whether the people who dwell in it are strong or weak, whether they are few or many,

Deut 29:22

(NIV)
Your children who follow you in later generations and foreigners who come from distant lands will see the calamities that have fallen on the land and the diseases with which the  Lord has afflicted it.
(ESV)
And the next generation, your children who rise up after you, and the foreigner who comes from a far land, will say, when they see the afflictions of that land and the sicknesses with which the  Lord has made it sick

Judg 6:15

(NIV)
‘Pardon me, my lord,’ Gideon replied, ‘but how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.’

(ESV)
And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.”

Judg 16:7

(NIV)
Samson answered her, ‘If anyone ties me with seven fresh bow-strings that have not been dried, I’ll become as weak as any other man.’

(ESV)
Samson said to her, “If they bind me with seven fresh bowstrings that have not been dried then I shall become weak and be like any other man.”

Judg 16:11

(NIV)
He said, ‘If anyone ties me securely with new ropes that have never been used, I’ll become as weak as any other man.’

(ESV)
And he said to her, “If they bind me with new ropes that have not been used, then I shall become weak and be like any other man.”

Judg 16:13

(NIV)
Delilah then said to Samson, ‘All this time you have been making a fool of me and lying to me. Tell me how you can be tied.’

He replied, ‘If you weave the seven braids of my head into the fabric on the loom and tighten it with the pin, I’ll become as weak as any other man.’ So while he was sleeping, Delilah took the seven braids of his head, wove them into the fabric
(ESV)
Then Delilah said to Samson, “Until now you have mocked me and told me lies. Tell me how you might be bound.” And he said to her, “If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web and fasten it tight with the pin, then I shall become weak and be like any other man.”

Judg 16:17

(NIV)
So he told her everything. ‘No razor has ever been used on my head,’ he said, ‘because I have been a Nazirite dedicated to God from my mother’s womb. If my head were shaved, my strength would leave me, and I would become as weak as any other man.’

(ESV)
And he told her all his heart, and said to her, “A razor has never come upon my head, for I have been a Nazirite to God from my mother’s womb. If my head is shaved, then my strength will leave me, and I shall become weak and be like any other man.”

Ruth 3:10

(NIV)
‘The  Lord bless you, my daughter,’ he replied. ‘This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: you have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.
(ESV)
And he said, “May you be blessed by the  Lord, my daughter. You have made this last kindness greater than the first in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich.

1Sam 2:8

(NIV)
He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
he seats them with princes
and makes them inherit a throne of honour.
‘For the foundations of the earth are the  Lord’s;
on them he has set the world.
(ESV)
He raises up the poor from the dust;
he lifts the needy from the ash heap
to make them sit with princes
and inherit a seat of honor.
For the pillars of the earth are the  Lord’s,
and on them he has set the world.

1Sam 13:12

(NIV)
I thought, “Now the Philistines will come down against me at Gilgal, and I have not sought the  Lord’s favour.” So I felt compelled to offer the burnt offering.’

(ESV)
I said, ‘Now the Philistines will come down against me at Gilgal, and I have not sought the favor of the  Lord.’ So I forced myself, and offered the burnt offering.”

1Sam 19:14

(NIV)
When Saul sent the men to capture David, Michal said, ‘He is ill.’

(ESV)
And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, “He is sick.”

1Sam 22:8

(NIV)
Is that why you have all conspired against me? No one tells me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse. None of you is concerned about me or tells me that my son has incited my servant to lie in wait for me, as he does today.’

(ESV)
that all of you have conspired against me? No one discloses to me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse. None of you is sorry for me or discloses to me that my son has stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day.”

1Sam 30:13

(NIV)
David asked him, ‘Who do you belong to? Where do you come from?’

He said, ‘I am an Egyptian, the slave of an Amalekite. My master abandoned me when I became ill three days ago.
(ESV)
And David said to him, “To whom do you belong? And where are you from?” He said, “I am a young man of Egypt, servant to an Amalekite, and my master left me behind because I fell sick three days ago.

2Sam 3:1

(NIV)
The war between the house of Saul and the house of David lasted a long time. David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

(ESV)
There was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. And David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul became weaker and weaker.

2Sam 13:2

(NIV)
Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar that he made himself ill. She was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her.

(ESV)
And Amnon was so tormented that he made himself ill because of his sister Tamar, for she was a virgin, and it seemed impossible to Amnon to do anything to her.

2Sam 13:4

(NIV)
He asked Amnon, ‘Why do you, the king’s son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won’t you tell me?’

Amnon said to him, ‘I’m in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.’

(ESV)
And he said to him, “O son of the king, why are you so haggard morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” Amnon said to him, “I love Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.”

2Sam 13:5

(NIV)
‘Go to bed and pretend to be ill,’ Jonadab said. ‘When your father comes to see you, say to him, “I would like my sister Tamar to come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare the food in my sight so that I may watch her and then eat it from her hand.”’

(ESV)
Jonadab said to him, “Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill. And when your father comes to see you, say to him, ‘Let my sister Tamar come and give me bread to eat, and prepare the food in my sight, that I may see it and eat it from her hand.’”

2Sam 13:6

(NIV)
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, ‘I would like my sister Tamar to come and make some special bread in my sight, so that I may eat from her hand.’

(ESV)
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. And when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, “Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand.”

2Sam 17:2

(NIV)
I would attack him while he is weary and weak. I would strike him with terror, and then all the people with him will flee. I would strike down only the king
(ESV)
I will come upon him while he is weary and discouraged and throw him into a panic, and all the people who are with him will flee. I will strike down only the king,

1Kgs 13:6

(NIV)
Then the king said to the man of God, ‘Intercede with the  Lord your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored.’ So the man of God interceded with the  Lord, and the king’s hand was restored and became as it was before.

(ESV)
And the king said to the man of God, “Entreat now the favor of the  Lord your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me.” And the man of God entreated the  Lord, and the king’s hand was restored to him and became as it was before.

1Kgs 14:1

(NIV)
At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam became ill,
(ESV)
At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam fell sick.

1Kgs 14:5

(NIV)
But the  Lord had told Ahijah, ‘Jeroboam’s wife is coming to ask you about her son, for he is ill, and you are to give her such and such an answer. When she arrives, she will pretend to be someone else.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Ahijah, “Behold, the wife of Jeroboam is coming to inquire of you concerning her son, for he is sick. Thus and thus shall you say to her.”

When she came, she pretended to be another woman.

1Kgs 15:23

(NIV)
As for all the other events of Asa’s reign, all his achievements, all he did and the cities he built, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? In his old age, however, his feet became diseased.
(ESV)
Now the rest of all the acts of Asa, all his might, and all that he did, and the cities that he built, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? But in his old age he was diseased in his feet.

1Kgs 17:17

(NIV)
Some time later the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. He grew worse and worse, and finally stopped breathing.
(ESV)
After this the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became ill. And his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.

1Kgs 22:34

(NIV)
But someone drew his bow at random and hit the king of Israel between the sections of his armour. The king told his chariot driver, ‘Wheel around and get me out of the fighting. I’ve been wounded.’
(ESV)
But a certain man drew his bow at random and struck the king of Israel between the scale armor and the breastplate. Therefore he said to the driver of his chariot, “Turn around and carry me out of the battle, for I am wounded.”

2Kgs 1:2

(NIV)
Now Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice of his upper room in Samaria and injured himself. So he sent messengers, saying to them, ‘Go and consult Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron, to see if I will recover from this injury.’

(ESV)
Now Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness.”

2Kgs 8:7

(NIV)
Elisha went to Damascus, and Ben-
Hadad king of Aram was ill. When the king was told, ‘The man of God has come all the way up here,’
(ESV)
Now Elisha came to Damascus. Ben-hadad the king of Syria was sick. And when it was told him, “The man of God has come here,”

2Kgs 8:29

(NIV)
so King Joram returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds the Arameans had inflicted on him at Ramoth in his battle with Hazael king of Aram.

Then Ahaziah son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to Jezreel to see Joram son of Ahab, because he had been wounded.

(ESV)
And King Joram returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds that the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.

2Kgs 13:4

(NIV)
Then Jehoahaz sought the  Lord’s favour, and the  Lord listened to him, for he saw how severely the king of Aram was oppressing Israel.
(ESV)
Then Jehoahaz sought the favor of the  Lord, and the  Lord listened to him, for he saw the oppression of Israel, how the king of Syria oppressed them.

2Kgs 13:14

(NIV)
Now Elisha had been suffering from the illness from which he died. Jehoash king of Israel went down to see him and wept over him. ‘My father! My father!’ he cried. ‘The chariots and horsemen of Israel!’

(ESV)
Now when Elisha had fallen sick with the illness of which he was to die, Joash king of Israel went down to him and wept before him, crying, “My father, my father! The chariots of Israel and its horsemen!”

2Kgs 20:1

(NIV)
In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, ‘This is what the  Lord says: put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover.’

(ESV)
In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, “Thus says the  LordSet your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover.’”

2Kgs 20:12

(NIV)
At that time Marduk-Baladan son of Baladan king of Babylon sent Hezekiah letters and a gift, because he had heard of Hezekiah’s illness.
(ESV)
At that time Merodach-baladan the son of Baladan, king of Babylon sent envoys with letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that Hezekiah had been sick.

2Chr 18:33

(NIV)
But someone drew his bow at random and hit the king of Israel between the breastplate and the scale armour. The king told the chariot driver, ‘Wheel round and get me out of the fighting. I’ve been wounded.’
(ESV)
But a certain man drew his bow at random and struck the king of Israel between the scale armor and the breastplate. Therefore he said to the driver of his chariot, “Turn around and carry me out of the battle, for I am wounded.”

2Chr 22:6

(NIV)
so he returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds they had inflicted on him at Ramoth in his battle with Hazael king of Aram.

Then Ahaziah son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to Jezreel to see Joram son of Ahab because he had been wounded.

(ESV)
and he returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds that he had received at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was wounded.

2Chr 32:24

(NIV)
In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. He prayed to the  Lord, who answered him and gave him a miraculous sign.
(ESV)
In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death, and he prayed to the  Lord, and he answered him and gave him a sign.

2Chr 33:12

(NIV)
In his distress he sought the favour of the  Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his ancestors.
(ESV)
And when he was in distress, he entreated the favor of the  Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

2Chr 35:23

(NIV)
Archers shot King Josiah, and he told his officers, ‘Take me away; I am badly wounded.’
(ESV)
And the archers shot King Josiah. And the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”

Neh 2:2

(NIV)
so the king asked me, ‘Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill? This can be nothing but sadness of heart.’

I was very much afraid,
(ESV)
And the king said to me, “Why is your face sad, seeing you are not sick? This is nothing but sadness of the heart.” Then I was very much afraid.

Neh 4:2

(NIV)
and in the presence of his associates and the army of Samaria, he said, ‘What are those feeble Jews doing? Will they restore their wall? Will they offer sacrifices? Will they finish in a day? Can they bring the stones back to life from those heaps of rubble – burned as they are?’

(ESV)
And he said in the presence of his brothers and of the army of Samaria, “What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they restore it for themselves? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish up in a day? Will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rubbish, and burned ones at that?”

Job 4:3

(NIV)
Think how you have instructed many,
how you have strengthened feeble hands.
(ESV)
Behold, you have instructed many,
and you have strengthened the weak hands.

Job 5:16

(NIV)
So the poor have hope,
and injustice shuts its mouth.
(ESV)
So the poor have hope,
and injustice shuts her mouth.

Job 11:19

(NIV)
You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid,
and many will court your favour.
(ESV)
You will lie down, and none will make you afraid;
many will court your favor.

Job 20:10

(NIV)
His children must make amends to the poor;
his own hands must give back his wealth.
(ESV)
His children will seek the favor of the poor,
and his hands will give back his wealth.

Job 20:19

(NIV)
For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute;
he has seized houses he did not build.
(ESV)
For he has crushed and abandoned the poor;
he has seized a house that he did not build.

Job 31:16

(NIV)
‘If I have denied the desires of the poor
or let the eyes of the widow grow weary,
(ESV)
If I have withheld anything that the poor desired,
or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Job 34:19

(NIV)
who shows no partiality to princes
and does not favour the rich over the poor,
for they are all the work of his hands?
(ESV)
who shows no partiality to princes,
nor regards the rich more than the poor,
for they are all the work of his hands?

Job 34:28

(NIV)
They caused the cry of the poor to come before him,
so that he heard the cry of the needy.
(ESV)
so that they caused the cry of the poor to come to him,
and he heard the cry of the afflicted

Ps 6:2

(NIV)
Have mercy on me,  Lord, for I am faint;
heal me,  Lord, for my bones are in agony.
(ESV)
Be gracious to me, O  Lord, for I am languishing;
heal me, O  Lord for my bones are troubled.

Ps 35:13

(NIV)
Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth
and humbled myself with fasting.
When my prayers returned to me unanswered,
(ESV)
But I, when they were sick
I wore sackcloth;
I afflicted myself with fasting;
I prayed with head bowed on my chest.

(NIV)

For the director of music. A psalm of David.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

Ps 41:1

(NIV)
Blessed are those who have regard for the weak;
the  Lord delivers them in times of trouble.
(ESV)
Blessed is the one who considers the poor!
In the day of trouble the  Lord delivers him;

Ps 45:12

(NIV)
The city of Tyre will come with a gift,
people of wealth will seek your favour.
(ESV)
The people of Tyre will seek your favor with gifts,
the richest of the people.

Ps 72:13

(NIV)
He will take pity on the weak and the needy
and save the needy from death.
(ESV)
He has pity on the weak and the needy,
and saves the lives of the needy.
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