Parallel Verses

NET Bible

A song of ascents, by David. O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor do I have a haughty look. I do not have great aspirations, or concern myself with things that are beyond me.

New American Standard Bible

A Song of Ascents, of David.
O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty;
Nor do I involve myself in great matters,
Or in things too difficult for me.

King James Version

{A Song of degrees of David.} LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

Holman Bible

A Davidic song of ascents.Lord, my heart is not proud;
my eyes are not haughty.
I do not get involved with things
too great or too difficult for me.

International Standard Version

LORD, my heart is not arrogant, nor do I look haughty. I do not aspire to great things, nor concern myself with things beyond my ability.

A Conservative Version

LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty. Neither do I exercise myself in grand matters, or in things too wonderful for me.

American Standard Version

Jehovah, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty; Neither do I exercise myself in great matters, Or in things too wonderful for me.

Amplified

Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty;
Nor do I involve myself in great matters,
Or in things too difficult for me.

Bible in Basic English

Lord, there is no pride in my heart and my eyes are not lifted up; and I have not taken part in great undertakings, or in things over-hard for me.

Darby Translation

{A Song of degrees. Of David.} Jehovah, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty; neither do I exercise myself in great matters, and in things too wonderful for me.

Julia Smith Translation

Song of ascensions to David. O Jehovah, my heart was not lifted up, and mine eyes were not exalted, and I went not in great things and in wonders above me.

King James 2000

[A song of ascents. Of David.] LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My heart is not haughty nor my eyes {arrogant}. And I do not {concern myself} with things too great and difficult for me.

Modern King James verseion

A Song of degrees; of David. O Jehovah, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes lofty; nor have I walked in great things, nor in things too wondrous for me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A song of the stairs} LORD, I am not high-minded; I have no proud looks. I do not exercise myself in great matters which are too high for me.

New Heart English Bible

LORD, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty; nor do I concern myself with great matters, or things too wonderful for me.

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh, my heart, is not haughty, nor are mine eyes, lofty, neither have I moved among great matters, or among affairs too wonderful for me.

Webster

A Song of degrees of David. LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

World English Bible

Yahweh, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty; nor do I concern myself with great matters, or things too wonderful for me.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Song of the Ascents, by David. Jehovah, my heart hath not been haughty, Nor have mine eyes been high, Nor have I walked in great things, And in things too wonderful for me.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Childlike Spirit

1 A song of ascents, by David. O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor do I have a haughty look. I do not have great aspirations, or concern myself with things that are beyond me. 2 Indeed I am composed and quiet, like a young child carried by its mother; I am content like the young child I carry.



Cross References

Romans 12:16

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty but associate with the lowly. Do not be conceited.

Job 42:3

you asked, 'Who is this who darkens counsel without knowledge?' But I have declared without understanding things too wonderful for me to know.

Jeremiah 45:5

Are you looking for great things for yourself? Do not look for such things. For I, the Lord, affirm that I am about to bring disaster on all humanity. But I will allow you to escape with your life wherever you go."'"

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone who slanders his neighbor in secret. I will not tolerate anyone who has a cocky demeanor and an arrogant attitude.

Psalm 139:6

Your knowledge is beyond my comprehension; it is so far beyond me, I am unable to fathom it.

Numbers 12:3

(Now the man Moses was very humble, more so than any man on the face of the earth.)

Deuteronomy 17:20

Then he will not exalt himself above his fellow citizens or turn from the commandments to the right or left, and he and his descendants will enjoy many years ruling over his kingdom in Israel.

1 Samuel 16:13

So Samuel took the horn full of olive oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers. The Spirit of the Lord rushed upon David from that day onward. Then Samuel got up and went to Ramah.

1 Samuel 16:18

One of his attendants replied, "I have seen a son of Jesse in Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave warrior and is articulate and handsome, for the Lord is with him."

1 Samuel 16:22

Then Saul sent word to Jesse saying, "Let David be my servant, for I really like him."

1 Samuel 17:15

David was going back and forth from Saul in order to care for his father's sheep in Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 17:28-29

When David's oldest brother Eliab heard him speaking to the men, he became angry with David and said, "Why have you come down here? To whom did you entrust those few sheep in the desert? I am familiar with your pride and deceit! You have come down here to watch the battle!"

1 Samuel 18:23

So Saul's servants spoke these words privately to David. David replied, "Is becoming the king's son-in-law something insignificant to you? I'm just a poor and lightly-esteemed man!"

Psalm 78:70-72

He chose David, his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds.

Psalm 122:1

A song of ascents, by David. I was glad because they said to me, "We will go to the Lord's temple."

Psalm 124:1

A song of ascents, by David. "If the Lord had not been on our side" -- let Israel say this! --

Psalm 133:1

A song of ascents, by David. Look! How good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together!

Jeremiah 17:16

But I have not pestered you to bring disaster. I have not desired the time of irreparable devastation. You know that. You are fully aware of every word that I have spoken.

Amos 7:14-15

Amos replied to Amaziah, "I was not a prophet by profession. No, I was a herdsman who also took care of sycamore fig trees.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, and with the trials that happened to me because of the plots of the Jews.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how fathomless his ways!

1 Thessalonians 2:6-7

nor to seek glory from people, either from you or from others,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses, and so is God, as to how holy and righteous and blameless our conduct was toward you who believe.

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