Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So the common man will be humbled and the man of importance abased, The eyes of the proud also will be abased.

King James Version

And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:

Holman Bible

Humanity is brought low, man is humbled,
and haughty eyes are humbled.

International Standard Version

Humanity is brought low, and each one is humbled, while the eyes of the self-exalting are brought low.

A Conservative Version

And the common man is bowed down, and the great man is debased, and the eyes of the lofty are humbled,

American Standard Version

And the mean man is bowed down, and the great man is humbled, and the eyes of the lofty are humbled:

Amplified

And the common man is bowed down, and the great man is brought low, and the eyes of the haughty are humbled.

Bible in Basic English

And the poor man's head is bent, and the great man goes down on his face, and the eyes of pride are put to shame:

Darby Translation

And the mean man shall be bowed down, and the great man brought low, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:

Julia Smith Translation

And man shall bow down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the haughty shall be humbled.

King James 2000

And man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And humankind is bowed down, and man is brought low, and [the] eyes of [the] haughty are humiliated.

Modern King James verseion

And man is bowed down, and man is humbled and the eyes of the lofty are humbled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus shall man have a fall; he shall be brought low, and the high looks of the proud shall be laid down.

NET Bible

Men will be humiliated, they will be brought low; the proud will be brought low.

New Heart English Bible

So man is brought low, mankind is humbled, and the eyes of the arrogant ones are humbled;

The Emphasized Bible

And the mean man hath been bowed down And the mighty man hath been humbled, - Yea the looks of the haughty shall be humbled.

Webster

And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be abased.

World English Bible

So man is brought low, mankind is humbled, and the eyes of the arrogant ones are humbled;

Youngs Literal Translation

And bowed down is the low, and humbled the high, And the eyes of the haughty become low,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the mean man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

and the mighty man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

and the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the lofty
גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

14 Therefore Sheol has enlarged its throat and opened its mouth without measure; And Jerusalem's splendor, her multitude, her din of revelry and the jubilant within her, descend into it. 15 So the common man will be humbled and the man of importance abased, The eyes of the proud also will be abased. 16 But the LORD of hosts will be exalted in judgment, And the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.


Cross References

Isaiah 2:9

So the common man has been humbled And the man of importance has been abased, But do not forgive them.

Isaiah 2:11

The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Exodus 9:17

"Still you exalt yourself against My people by not letting them go.

Job 40:11-12

"Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

Isaiah 2:17

The pride of man will be humbled And the loftiness of men will be abased; And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

Isaiah 9:14-17

So the LORD cuts off head and tail from Israel, Both palm branch and bulrush in a single day.

Isaiah 10:12

So it will be that when the Lord has completed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, He will say, "I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the pomp of his haughtiness."

Isaiah 10:33

Behold, the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash; Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down And those who are lofty will be abased.

Isaiah 13:11

Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.

Isaiah 24:2-4

And the people will be like the priest, the servant like his master, the maid like her mistress, the buyer like the seller, the lender like the borrower, the creditor like the debtor.

Isaiah 37:23

"Whom have you reproached and blasphemed? And against whom have you raised your voice And haughtily lifted up your eyes? Against the Holy One of Israel!

Isaiah 37:29

"Because of your raging against Me And because your arrogance has come up to My ears, Therefore I will put My hook in your nose And My bridle in your lips, And I will turn you back by the way which you came.

Jeremiah 5:4-5

Then I said, "They are only the poor, They are foolish; For they do not know the way of the LORD Or the ordinance of their God.

Jeremiah 5:9

"Shall I not punish these people," declares the LORD, "And on a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?

Daniel 4:37

"Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride."

James 1:9-11

But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

Revelation 6:15-16

Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free man hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains;

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