Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Now let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

Holman Bible

The brother of humble circumstances should boast in his exaltation,

International Standard Version

A brother of humble means should rejoice in his having been exalted,

American Standard Version

But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:

Amplified

Let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position [as a born-again believer, called to the true riches and to be an heir of God];

An Understandable Version

But the person [who must live] in humble circumstances should be happy over being lifted up [spiritually by God].

Anderson New Testament

Let the brother that is in a lowly condition, glory in his exaltation:

Bible in Basic English

But let the brother of low position be glad that he is lifted up;

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let him that is poor triumph in the advantages of being a christian.

Darby Translation

But let the brother of low degree glory in his elevation,

Godbey New Testament

But let the humble brother boast in his exaltation:

Goodspeed New Testament

A brother of low position ought to be proud of his eminence,

John Wesley New Testament

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

Julia Smith Translation

And let the humble brother boast in his elevation:

King James 2000

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now let the brother of humble circumstances boast in his high position,

Modern King James verseion

But let the humble brother rejoice in his exaltation;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted,

Moffatt New Testament

Let a brother of low position exult when he is raised;

Montgomery New Testament

Let a brother in humble circumstances glory in his exaltation;

NET Bible

Now the believer of humble means should take pride in his high position.

New Heart English Bible

But let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position;

Noyes New Testament

Let the brother of low degree glory in that he is exalted;

Sawyer New Testament

But let the brother that is humble rejoice in his exaltation,

The Emphasized Bible

But boasting be the lowly brother in his uplifting;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let the brother low in station rejoice in his elevation:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let a Brother in humble circumstances be proud of his exalted position, but a rich Brother of his humiliation;

Webster

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

Weymouth New Testament

Let a brother in humble life rejoice when raised to a higher position;

Williams New Testament

Let the poor brother of lowly station rejoice in his exalted station as a Christian,

World English Bible

But let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position;

Worrell New Testament

But let the lowly brother glory in his high station;

Worsley New Testament

Let the brother that is low rejoice in his exaltation: but the rich in his humiliation,

Youngs Literal Translation

And let the brother who is low rejoice in his exaltation,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the brother
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

of low degree
ταπεινός 
Tapeinos 
Usage: 7

καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

that he

Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Poverty And Riches

8 a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. 9 Now let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, 10 but the rich in his lowliness, because as a flower of grass he will pass away.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:7

If there be with thee a poor man, one of thy brothers, within any of thy gates in thy land which LORD thy God gives thee, thou shall not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy poor brother,

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there not be a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nothing, and he cry to LORD against thee, and it be

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor will never cease out of the land. Therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shall surely open thy hand to thy brother, to thy needy, and to thy poor, in thy land.

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust, he lifts up the needy from the dunghill, to make them sit with rulers, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.

Psalm 62:9

Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie. In the balances they will go up. They are together lighter than vanity.

Psalm 113:7-8

He raises up a poor man out of the dust, and lifts up a needy man from the dunghill,

Proverbs 17:5

He who mocks a poor man reproaches his maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says LORD: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor let the mighty man glory in his might. Let not the rich man glory in his riches,

Luke 1:52

He brought down potentates from thrones, and raised up lowly men.

Luke 9:48

and he said to them, Whoever may receive this child in my name receives me, and whoever may receive me receives him who sent me, for he who exists smaller among you all, this man will be great.

Luke 10:20

Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are made subject to you, but rejoice because your names are written in the heavens.

Romans 5:2-3

through whom also we have access by faith for this grace in which we stand, and we take pride in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 8:17

And if children, also heirs, heirs indeed of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer jointly, so that we may also be glorified jointly.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as grieving, but always rejoicing; as poor, but making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, men who worship in spirit to God, and who boast in Christ Jesus, and not being confident in flesh.

Philippians 3:14

I press forward toward the goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

James 2:5-6

Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

1 John 3:1-3

Behold what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we may be called children of God. Because of this the world does not know you, because it did not know him.

Revelation 2:9

I know thy works and tribulation and poverty (but thou are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 5:9-10

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou are worthy to take the book and to open the seals of it, because thou were killed and purchased us from God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation.

Revelation 7:9-10

After these things, I looked and lo, a great multitude, which none could number, out of every nation, and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palms in their ha

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