Psalm 12:5
"For the cause of the oppressed and for the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says the LORD. "I will bring safety to him who yearns."
Cross References
Deuteronomy 15:9
Be careful not to harbor this wicked thought in your heart: "The seventh year, the year of release, is near," so that you look upon your poor brother begrudgingly and give him nothing. He will cry out to the LORD against you, and you will be guilty of sin.

Psalm 9:9
The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:18
For the needy will not always be forgotten; nor the hope of the oppressed forever dashed.

Psalm 10:18
to vindicate the fatherless and oppressed, that the men of the earth may strike terror no more.

Psalm 34:6
This poor man called out, and the LORD heard him; He saved him from all his troubles.

Psalm 35:10
All my bones will exclaim, "Who is like You, O LORD, who delivers the afflicted from the aggressor, the poor and needy from the robber?"

Psalm 68:1
God arises. His enemies are scattered, and those who hate Him flee His presence.

Psalm 69:33
For the LORD listens to the needy and does not despise His captive people.

Psalm 82:8
Arise, O God, judge the earth, for all the nations are Your inheritance.

Psalm 102:13
You will rise up and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show her favor--the appointed time has come.

Psalm 103:6
The LORD executes righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.

Psalm 119:117
Uphold me, and I will be saved, that I may always regard Your statutes.

Psalm 140:12
I know that the LORD upholds justice for the poor and defends the cause of the needy.

Proverbs 22:23
for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who rob them.

Ecclesiastes 4:1
Again I looked, and I considered all the oppression taking place under the sun. I saw the tears of the oppressed, and they had no comforter; the power lay in the hands of their oppressors, and there was no comforter.

Isaiah 33:10
"Now I will arise," says the LORD. "Now I will lift Myself up. Now I will be exalted.

Treasury of Scripture
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, said the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffs at him.


Psalm 10:12
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble.

Psalm 74:21,22
O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise thy name…

Psalm 79:10,11
Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is their God? let him be known among the heathen in our sight by the revenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed…


Isaiah 33:10
Now will I rise, saith the LORD; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself.

Micah 7:8,9
Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me…

puffeth at.

Psalm 10:5
His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.

Job 5:15,21
But he saveth the poor from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty…


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