Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The LORD supports the afflicted while he casts the wicked to the ground.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord supports the afflicted;
He brings down the wicked to the ground.

King James Version

The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

Holman Bible

The Lord helps the afflicted
but brings the wicked to the ground.

A Conservative Version

LORD upholds the meek. He brings the wicked down to the ground.

American Standard Version

Jehovah upholdeth the meek: He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

Amplified


The Lord lifts up the humble;
He casts the wicked down to the ground.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord gives help to the poor in spirit; but he sends sinners down in shame.

Darby Translation

Jehovah lifteth up the meek; he abaseth the wicked to the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah setting up again the poor, and humbling the unjust even to the earth.

King James 2000

The LORD lifts up the meek: he casts the wicked down to the ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh helps the afflicted up; [he] brings [the] wicked down to [the] ground.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah lifts up the meek; He throws the wicked down to the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD setteth up the meek, and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground.

NET Bible

The Lord lifts up the oppressed, but knocks the wicked to the ground.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, relieveth the humbled! casting the lawless down to the earth.

Webster

The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

World English Bible

Yahweh upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah is causing the meek to stand, Making low the wicked unto the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
lifteth up
עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

the meek
עניו ענו 
`anav 
Usage: 21

he casteth
שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

References

Easton

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

5 Our Lord is great, and rich in power; his understanding has no limitation. 6 The LORD supports the afflicted while he casts the wicked to the ground. 7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving, and compose music to our God with the lyre.


Cross References

Psalm 146:8-9

the LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are weighed down. The LORD loves the righteous.

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises the poor up from the dust, he lifts up the needy from the trash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. Indeed the pillars of the earth belong to the LORD, and he has set the world on them.

Psalm 25:9

He will guide the humble to justice; he will teach the humble his way.

Psalm 37:11

The humble will inherit the land; they will take in abundant peace.

Psalm 55:23

But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Psalm 73:18-19

You have certainly set them in slippery places; you will make them fall to their ruin.

Psalm 145:14

The LORD supports everyone who falls and raises up those who are bowed down.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD is pleased with his people; he beautifies the afflicted with salvation.

Zephaniah 2:3

seek the LORD, all you humble people of the land, who do what he commands. Seek righteousness! Seek humility! Maybe you will be protected in the Day of the LORD's anger."

Matthew 5:5

"How blessed are those who are humble, because it is they who will inherit the earth!

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the Lord's presence, and he will exalt you.

1 Peter 3:4

Instead, it should be the inner disposition of the heart, consisting in the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which God values greatly.

1 Peter 5:6

Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time he may exalt you.

2 Peter 2:4-9

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but threw them into the lowest hell and imprisoned them in chains of deepest darkness, holding them for judgment;

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