Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 The Lord is full of grace and righteousness; truly, he is a God of mercy. 6 The Lord keeps the simple; I was made low, and he was my saviour. 7 Come back to your rest, O my soul; for the Lord has given you your reward.


Cross References

Psalm 19:7

The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.

Psalm 19:7

The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.

Psalm 142:6

Give ear to my cry, for I am made very low: take me out of the hands of my haters, for they are stronger than I.

Psalm 25:21

For my clean and upright ways keep me safe, because my hope is in you.

Psalm 106:43

Again and again he made them free; but their hearts were turned against his purpose, and they were overcome by their sins.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway will be there; its name will be, The Holy Way; the unclean and the sinner may not go over it, and those who go on it will not be turned out of the way by the foolish.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus made answer and said, I give praise to you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have kept these things secret from the wise and the men of learning, and have made them clear to little children.

Romans 16:19

For all have knowledge of how you do what you are ordered. For this reason I have joy in you, but it is my desire that you may be wise in what is good, and without knowledge of evil.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our glory is in this, in the knowledge which we have that our way of life in the world, and most of all in relation to you, has been holy and true in the eyes of God; not in the wisdom of the flesh, but in the grace of God.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I have a fear, that in some way, as Eve was tricked by the deceit of the snake, your minds may be turned away from their simple and holy love for Christ.

Colossians 3:22

Servants, in all things do the orders of your natural masters; not only when their eyes are on you, as pleasers of men, but with all your heart, fearing the Lord:

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