Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

International Standard Version

The LORD supports the afflicted while he casts 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 and downtrodden; 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.

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 Great our Lord, and great of power: to his understanding no number. 6 Jehovah setting up again the poor, and humbling the unjust even to the earth. 7 Strike up to Jehovah with praise; play upon the harp to our God:


Cross References

Psalm 146:8-9

Jehovah opened the eyes of the blind: Jehovah raised those being bowed down: Jehovah loved the just

1 Samuel 2:8

Raising up the weak from the dust, he will raise up the needy from the dung-hill to sit with the noble, and he will cause them to inherit a throne of glory, for to Jehovah the castings of the earth, and he will put the habitable globe upon them.

Psalm 25:9

He will cause the humble to trend in judgment, and he will teach the humble the way.

Psalm 37:11

And the humble shall inherit the earth, and they delighted themselves for the multitude of peace.

Psalm 55:23

And thou, O God, wilt bring them down to the well of destruction: men of bloods and deceit shall not halve their days; and I will trust in thee.

Psalm 73:18-19

Surely in slippery places thou wilt set them, to cast them down into ruins.

Psalm 145:14

Jehovah upholds to all falling, and raises up for all bowed down.

Psalm 149:4

For Jehovah delighted in his people: he will adorn the humble in salvation.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Jehovah, all ye humble of the earth, who did his judgment; seek justice, seek humility: perhaps ye shall be covered in the day of the anger of Jehovah.

Matthew 5:5

Happy the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

James 4:10

Be ye humbled before the Lord, and he will lift you up.

1 Peter 3:4

But the hidden man of the heart, in the uncorruptedness of a mild and quiet spirit, which is before God of great price.

1 Peter 5:6

Therefore be humbled under the strong hand of God, that he might lift you up) in due measure:

2 Peter 2:4-9

For if God spared not the angels having sinned, but delivered up, hurled into Tartarus, to cords of darkness, having been kept for judgment;

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