Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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 trust and take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence 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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

It is better to wait upon the LORD than to wait upon 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.

The Emphasized Bible

It is, better to seek refuge in Yahweh, 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,

Verse Picture

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 The Lord is my helper,
Therefore, I will look in triumph on those who hate me.
8 It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in man.
9 It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in nobles.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

How happy is the man
who has put his trust in the Lord
and has not turned to the proud
or to those who run after lies!

Jeremiah 17:5-7

This is what the Lord says:The man who trusts in mankind,
who makes human flesh his strength
and turns his heart from the Lord is cursed.

Psalm 62:8-9

Trust in Him at all times, you people;
pour out your hearts before Him.
God is our refuge.Selah

Micah 7:5-7

Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.

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