Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

It is, better to seek refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in man:

New American Standard Bible

It is better to take refuge in the Lord
Than to trust in man.

King James Version

It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

Holman Bible

It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in man.

International Standard Version

It is better to take shelter in the LORD than to trust in people.

A Conservative Version

It is better to take refuge in LORD than to put confidence in man.

American Standard Version

It is better to take refuge in Jehovah Than to put confidence in man.

Amplified


It is better to take refuge in the Lord
Than to trust in man.

Bible in Basic English

It is better to have faith in the Lord than to put one's hope in man.

Darby Translation

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in man;

Julia Smith Translation

Good to trust in Jehovah rather than to trust in man.

King James 2000

It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[It is] better to take refuge in Yahweh than to trust in humans.

Modern King James verseion

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to trust in man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is better to trust in the LORD, than to put any confidence in man.

NET Bible

It is better to take shelter in the Lord than to trust in people.

New Heart English Bible

It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to put confidence in man.

Webster

It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

World English Bible

It is better to take refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in man.

Youngs Literal Translation

Better to take refuge in Jehovah than to trust in man,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to trust
חסה 
Chacah 
to trust, to make a refuge, have hope
Usage: 37

in the Lord

Usage: 0

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 118:8

References

Images Psalm 118:8

Prayers for Psalm 118:8

Context Readings

Praise To God For His Loyal Love

7 Yahweh, is on my side, with them who help me, I, therefore shall gaze upon them who hate me. 8 It is, better to seek refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in man: 9 It is, better to seek refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in nobles.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

How happy the man, Who hath made Yahweh his confidence, who hath not turned unto the haughty, nor gone aside unto falsehood.

Jeremiah 17:5-7

Thus, saith Yahweh Accursed is the man - Who trusteth in a son of earth, And hath made flesh his arm, - And whose heart from Yahweh, turneth aside:

Psalm 62:8-9

Trust ye in him all ye assembly of the people, Pour out, before him, your heart, God, is a refuge for us. Selah.

Micah 7:5-7

Do not trust in a friend, do not put confidence in an associate, - from her that lieth in thy bosom, keep thou the doors of thy mouth;

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