Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 109:16 in English Standard Version "For he did not remember to show kindness, but pursued the poor and needy and the brokenhearted, to put them to death." Ps 34:18 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Ps 40:17 As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are my help and my deliverer; do not delay, O my God! Ps 109:22 For I am poor and needy, and my heart is stricken within me.