Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The Lord preserves the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.

King James Version

The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.

Holman Bible

The Lord guards the inexperienced;
I was helpless, and He saved me.

International Standard Version

the LORD watches over the innocent; I was brought low, and he delivered me.

A Conservative Version

LORD preserves the simple. I was brought low, and he saved me.

American Standard Version

Jehovah preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he saved me.

Amplified


The Lord protects the simple (childlike);
I was brought low [humbled and discouraged], and He saved me.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord keeps the simple; I was made low, and he was my saviour.

Darby Translation

Jehovah keepeth the simple: I was brought low, and he saved me.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah watching the simple: I was brought low, and he will save for me.

King James 2000

The LORD preserves the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh watches over [the] simple. I was brought low, but he gave me victory.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah keeps the simple; I was brought low, and He helped me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD preserveth the simple; I was brought down in misery and he helped me.

NET Bible

The Lord protects the untrained; I was in serious trouble and he delivered me.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD preserves the simple. I was brought low, and he saved me.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, preserveth the simple, I was brought low, when, to me, he granted salvation.

Webster

The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.

World English Bible

Yahweh preserves the simple. I was brought low, and he saved me.

Youngs Literal Translation

A preserver of the simple is Jehovah, I was low, and to me He giveth salvation.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the simple
פּתאי פּתי פּתי 
P@thiy 
Usage: 19

דּלל 
Dalal 
Usage: 9

and he helped
ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For God's Deliverance

5 Gracious is the Lord, and righteous;
Yes, our God is compassionate.
6 The Lord preserves the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.
7 Return to your rest, O my soul,
For the Lord has dealt bountifully with you.


Cross References

Psalm 19:7

The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul;
The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 79:8

Do not remember the iniquities of our forefathers against us;
Let Your compassion come quickly to meet us,
For we are brought very low.

Psalm 142:6

Give heed to my cry,
For I am brought very low;
Deliver me from my persecutors,
For they are too strong for me.

Psalm 25:21

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me,
For I wait for You.

Psalm 106:43

Many times He would deliver them;
They, however, were rebellious in their counsel,
And so sank down in their iniquity.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a roadway,
And it will be called the Highway of Holiness.
The unclean will not travel on it,
But it will be for him who walks that way,
And fools will not wander on it.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.

Romans 16:19

For the report of your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.

Colossians 3:22

Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

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