Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For though the Lord is exalted,
Yet He regards the lowly,
But the haughty He knows from afar.

King James Version

Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

Holman Bible

Though the Lord is exalted,
He takes note of the humble;
but He knows the haughty from a distance.

International Standard Version

Though the LORD is highly exalted, yet he pays attention to those who are lowly regarded, but he is aware of the arrogant from afar.

A Conservative Version

For though LORD is high, yet he has respect to the lowly. But he knows the haughty from afar.

American Standard Version

For though Jehovah is high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly; But the haughty he knoweth from afar.

Amplified


Though the Lord is exalted,
He regards the lowly [and invites them into His fellowship];
But the proud and haughty He knows from a distance.

Bible in Basic English

Though the Lord is high, he sees those who are low; and he has knowledge from far off of those who are lifted up.

Darby Translation

For Jehovah is high; but he looketh upon the lowly, and the proud he knoweth afar off.

Julia Smith Translation

If Jehovah is high, and he will see the humble one: and the lofty one he will know from far off.

King James 2000

Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knows from afar.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Though Yahweh [is] high, yet he sees [the] lowly, but [the] proud he perceives at a distance.

Modern King James verseion

Though Jehovah is high, yet He has respect to the lowly; but the proud He knows afar off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly; as for the proud, he beholdeth them afar off.

NET Bible

Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the lowly, and recognizes the proud from far away.

New Heart English Bible

For though the LORD is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but the proud, he knows from afar.

The Emphasized Bible

Though lofty is Yahweh, yet, the lowly, he regardeth, but, the haughty - afar off, doth he acknowledge.

Webster

Though the LORD is high, yet hath he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

World English Bible

For though Yahweh is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but the proud, he knows from afar.

Youngs Literal Translation

For high is Jehovah, and the lowly He seeth, And the haughty from afar He knoweth.

Context Readings

A Thankful Heart

5 And they will sing of the ways of the Lord,
For great is the glory of the Lord.
6 For though the Lord is exalted,
Yet He regards the lowly,
But the haughty He knows from afar.
7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me;
You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies,
And Your right hand will save me.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:34

Though He scoffs at the scoffers,
Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.

James 4:6

But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, “God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Psalm 113:5-6

Who is like the Lord our God,
Who is enthroned on high,

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and exalted One
Who lives forever, whose name is Holy,
“I dwell on a high and holy place,
And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the lowly
And to revive the heart of the contrite.

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that the Lord is greater than all the gods; indeed, it was proven when they dealt proudly against the people.”

1 Samuel 2:7-8

The Lord makes poor and rich;
He brings low, He also exalts.

Job 40:11-12

“Pour out the overflowings of your anger,
And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit;
A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.

Psalm 139:2

You know when I sit down and when I rise up;
You understand my thought from afar.

Isaiah 2:11

The proud look of man will be abased
And the loftiness of man will be humbled,
And the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:17

The pride of man will be humbled
And the loftiness of men will be abased;
And the Lord alone will be exalted in that day,

Isaiah 66:2

“For My hand made all these things,
Thus all these things came into being,” declares the Lord.
“But to this one I will look,
To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Ezekiel 28:2-9

“Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, ‘Thus says the Lord God,
“Because your heart is lifted up
And you have said, ‘I am a god,
I sit in the seat of gods
In the heart of the seas’;
Yet you are a man and not God,
Although you make your heart like the heart of God—

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride.”

Daniel 5:20-24

But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.

Matthew 25:41

“Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;

Luke 1:48

“For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave;
For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.

Luke 1:51-53

He has done mighty deeds with His arm;
He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Acts 12:22-23

The people kept crying out, “The voice of a god and not of a man!”

2 Thessalonians 1:9

These will pay the penalty of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,

1 Peter 5:5-6

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

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