Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.

King James Version

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Holman Bible

He mocks those who mock,
but gives grace to the humble.

International Standard Version

Though God scoffs at scoffers, he gives grace to the humble.

A Conservative Version

Surely {the Lord is opposed to the arrogant (LXX/NT)}, but he gives grace to the lowly.

American Standard Version

Surely he scoffeth at the scoffers; But he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Amplified

Though He scoffs at the scoffers and scorns the scorners, yet He gives His undeserved favor to the low [in rank], the humble, and the afflicted.

Bible in Basic English

He makes sport of the men of pride, but he gives grace to the gentle-hearted.

Darby Translation

He indeed scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Surely he scorns the scorners; but he gives grace unto the humble.

Julia Smith Translation

But he will deride to those deriding: and he will give grace to the humble.

King James 2000

Surely he scorns the scornful: but he gives grace unto the lowly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With those who scorn, he is scornful, but to those who are humble, he gives favor.

Modern King James verseion

Surely He scorns the scorners; but He gives grace to the lowly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for the scornful, he shall laugh them to scorn, but he shall give grace unto the lowly.

NET Bible

Although he is scornful to arrogant scoffers, yet he shows favor to the humble.

New Heart English Bible

Surely he is scornful to scoffers, but he gives grace to the humble.

The Emphasized Bible

Though at scoffers he scoffeth, yet, to the humbled, he granteth favour.

Webster

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace to the lowly.

World English Bible

Surely he mocks the mockers, but he gives grace to the humble.

Youngs Literal Translation

If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
but he giveth
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

33 The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous. 34 Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted. 35 The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor.



Cross References

James 4:6

But He gives a greater grace Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

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.

Psalm 138:6

For though the LORD is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.

Proverbs 9:7-8

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Proverbs 9:12

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Proverbs 19:29

Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools.

Proverbs 21:24

"Proud," "Haughty," "Scoffer," are his names, Who acts with insolent pride.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.

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