Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD lifts up the humble; he casts the wicked down to the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite. 6 The LORD lifts up the meek: he casts the wicked down to the ground. 7 Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:


Cross References

Psalm 146:8-9

The LORD opens the eyes of the blind: the LORD raises them that are bowed down: the LORD loves the righteous:

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the rubbish, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.

Psalm 25:9

The meek will he guide in justice: and the meek will he teach his way.

Psalm 37:11

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Psalm 55:23

But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in you.

Psalm 73:18-19

Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.

Psalm 145:14

The LORD upholds all that fall, and raises up all those that are bowed down.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD takes pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek you the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have kept his commands; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be you shall be hidden in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew 5:5

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

1 Peter 3:4

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

2 Peter 2:4-9

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;

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