Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

It is better to take refuge in the LORD, 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.

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,

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 on my side among those who help me. Therefore I will look in triumph at those who hate me. 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to put confidence in man. 9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to put confidence in princes.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Jeremiah 17:5-7

Thus says the LORD: "Cursed is the man who trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from the LORD.

Psalm 62:8-9

Trust in him at all times, O people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Micah 7:5-7

Do not trust in a neighbor. Do not put confidence in a friend. With the woman lying in your embrace, be careful of the words of your mouth.

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