Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


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

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in nobles.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

It is, better to seek refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in nobles.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Better to take refuge in Jehovah, Than to trust in princes.

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

References

Context Readings

Praise To God For His Loyal Love

8 It is better to wait upon the LORD than to wait upon man. 9 It is better to take refuge in the Lord
Than to trust in princes.
10 All the nations compassed me about; but in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.


Cross References

Psalm 146:3-5

Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man in whom there is no salvation.

Isaiah 30:2-3

They leave to descend into Egypt and have not asked for a word from my mouth, to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh and to place their hope in the shadow of Egypt.

Isaiah 30:15-17

For the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel has said; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.

Isaiah 31:1

Woe to those that go down to Egypt for help; and trust in horses and place their hope in chariots because they are many and in horsemen, because they are valiant, but they did not look unto the Holy One of Israel, neither did they seek the LORD!

Isaiah 31:8

Then the Assyrian shall fall by the sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: but he shall flee from the presence of the sword, and his young men shall faint.

Isaiah 36:6-7

Behold, thou dost trust in the staff of this broken reed, on Egypt upon which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it, so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that trust in him.

Ezekiel 29:7

When they took hold of thee by thy hand, thou didst break and rend all their shoulder: and when they leaned upon thee, thou didst brake and make all their loins to come to nothing.

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