Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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:

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


So the common man will be bowed down and the man of importance degraded,
And the eyes of the proud (arrogant) will be degraded.

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;

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 enlarges its throat
and opens wide its enormous jaws,
and down go Zion’s dignitaries, her masses,
her crowds, and those who carouse in her!
15 Humanity is brought low, man is humbled,
and haughty eyes are humbled.
16 But the Lord of Hosts is exalted by His justice,
and the holy God is distinguished by righteousness.


Cross References

Isaiah 2:9

So humanity is brought low,
and man is humbled.
Do not forgive them!

Isaiah 2:11

Human pride will be humbled,
and the loftiness of men will be brought low;
the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Exodus 9:17

You are still acting arrogantly against My people by not letting them go.

Job 40:11-12

Unleash your raging anger;
look on every proud person and humiliate him.

Psalm 62:9

Men are only a vapor;
exalted men, an illusion.
Weighed in the scales, they go up;
together they are less than a vapor.

Isaiah 2:17

So human pride will be brought low,
and the loftiness of men will be humbled;
the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 9:14-17

So the Lord cut off Israel’s head and tail,
palm branch and reed in a single day.

Isaiah 10:12

But when the Lord finishes all His work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, He will say, “I will punish the king of Assyria for his arrogant acts and the proud look in his eyes.”

Isaiah 10:33

Look, the Lord God of Hosts
will chop off the branches with terrifying power,
and the tall trees will be cut down,
the high trees felled.

Isaiah 13:11

I will bring disaster on the world,
and their own iniquity, on the wicked.
I will put an end to the pride of the arrogant
and humiliate the insolence of tyrants.

Isaiah 24:2-4

people and priest alike,
servant and master,
female servant and mistress,
buyer and seller,
lender and borrower,
creditor and debtor.

Isaiah 37:23

Who is it you have mocked and blasphemed?
Who have you raised your voice against
and lifted your eyes in pride?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

Isaiah 37:29

Because your raging against Me
and your arrogance have reached My ears,
I will put My hook in your nose
and My bit in your mouth;
I will make you go back
the way you came.

Jeremiah 5:4-5

Then I thought:

They are just the poor;
they have played the fool.
For they don’t understand the way of the Lord,
the justice of their God.

Jeremiah 5:9

Should I not punish them for these things?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Should I not avenge Myself
on such a nation as this?

Daniel 4:37

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

James 1:9-11

The brother of humble circumstances should boast in his exaltation,

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because

God resists the proud
but gives grace to the humble.

Revelation 6:15-16

Then the kings of the earth, the nobles, the military commanders, the rich, the powerful, and every slave and free person hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.

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