Psalm 40:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is the man who has made the LORD his trust, And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.

King James Version

Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

International Standard Version

How blessed is that strong person who places his trust in the LORD, and who has not acknowledged the proud nor resorted to lies.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the man who makes LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

American Standard Version

Blessed is the man that maketh Jehovah his trust, And respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who makes the Lord his refuge and trust, and turns not to the proud or to followers of false gods.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who has faith in the Lord, and does not give honour to the men of pride or to those who are turned away to deceit.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the man that hath made Jehovah his confidence, and turneth not to the proud, and to such as turn aside to lies.

Holman Bible

How happy is the man who has put his trust in the Lord and has not turned to the proud or to those who run after lies!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust and does not respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man who set Jehovah his trust, and turned not to the arrogant, and those turning aside to falsehood.

King James 2000

Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is] the man who makes Yahweh his trust and does not turn to [the] proud and [to those who] fall away [to] a lie.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man who makes Jehovah his trust and does not turn to the proud, nor to those who turn aside to a lie.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed is the man that hath set his hope in the LORD, and turned not unto the proud, and to such as go about with lies.

NET Bible

How blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord and does not seek help from the proud or from liars!

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

New simplified Bible

Blessed is the man who has made Jehovah his security. He has not turned to the proud, or to those who turn aside into falsehood.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man, Who hath made Yahweh his confidence, who hath not turned unto the haughty, nor gone aside unto falsehood.

Webster

Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who makes Yahweh his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of the man Who hath made Jehovah his trust, And hath not turned unto the proud, And those turning aside to lies.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 40:4

References

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Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

3 He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear And will trust in the LORD. 4 How blessed is the man who has made the LORD his trust, And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood. 5 Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count.


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity Peace be upon Israel.

Psalm 2:12

Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Psalm 84:11-12

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 101:3-7

I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.

Psalm 118:8-9

It is better to take refuge in the LORD Than to trust in man.

Psalm 119:21

You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments.

Isaiah 44:18-20

They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared over their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they cannot comprehend.

Jeremiah 10:14-15

Every man is stupid, devoid of knowledge; Every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols; For his molten images are deceitful, And there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD.

Jonah 2:8

"Those who regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,

Romans 15:12-13

Again Isaiah says, "THERE SHALL COME THE ROOT OF JESSE, AND HE WHO ARISES TO RULE OVER THE GENTILES, IN HIM SHALL THE GENTILES HOPE."

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,



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