Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For it is thou that savest the afflicted people; but the haughty eyes wilt thou bring down.

New American Standard Bible

For You save an afflicted people,
But haughty eyes You abase.

King James Version

For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.

Holman Bible

For You rescue an afflicted people,
but You humble those with haughty eyes.

International Standard Version

Indeed, you deliver the oppressed, but you bring down those who exalt themselves in their own eyes.

A Conservative Version

For thou will save the afflicted people, but the haughty eyes thou will bring down.

American Standard Version

For thou wilt save the afflicted people; But the haughty eyes thou wilt bring down.

Amplified


For You save an afflicted and humble people,
But bring down those [arrogant fools] with haughty eyes.

Bible in Basic English

For you are the saviour of those who are in trouble; but eyes full of pride will be made low.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt save the humble people, and thou wilt humble the eyes of the lifted up.

King James 2000

For you will save the humble people; but will bring down haughty looks.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you deliver humble people, but haughty eyes you humiliate.

Modern King James verseion

For You will save the afflicted people, but will bring down high looks.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou shalt save the people that are in adversity, and shalt bring down the high looks of the proud. {TYNDALE: And the people that are in adversity, thou shalt help. And on the proud shalt thou cast thine eyes.}

NET Bible

For you deliver oppressed people, but you bring down those who have a proud look.

New Heart English Bible

For you will save the afflicted people, but the haughty eyes you will bring down.

The Emphasized Bible

For, as for thee, an oppressed people, thou didst save, but, looks that were lofty, layedst thou low;

Webster

For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.

World English Bible

For you will save the afflicted people, but the haughty eyes you will bring down.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou a poor people savest, And the eyes of the high causest to fall.

References

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

26 With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; and with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary. 27 For it is thou that savest the afflicted people; but the haughty eyes wilt thou bring down. 28 For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.


Cross References

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

2 Samuel 22:28

And the afflicted people thou dost save; And thine eyes are upon the haughty, whom thou bringest down.

Psalm 9:18

For the needy one shall not be forgotten alway; the hope of the meek shall not perish for ever.

Psalm 10:4

The wicked saith, in the haughtiness of his countenance, He doth not search out: all his thoughts are, There is no God!

Psalm 17:10

They are enclosed in their own fat; with their mouth they speak proudly.

Psalm 17:13

Arise, Jehovah, anticipate him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, thy sword;

Psalm 34:6

This afflicted one called, and Jehovah heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 34:19

Many are the adversities of the righteous, but Jehovah delivereth him out of them all:

Psalm 40:17

But I am afflicted and needy: the Lord thinketh upon me. Thou art my help and my deliverer: my God, make no delay.

Proverbs 6:16-17

These six things doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

Proverbs 30:12

there is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness;

Isaiah 3:9

The look of their face doth witness against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom: they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have brought evil upon themselves.

Isaiah 10:12

And it shall come to pass, when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and upon Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stoutness of heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, and whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and with him that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 66:2

Even all these things hath my hand made, and all these things have been, saith Jehovah. But to this man will I look: to the afflicted and contrite in spirit, and who trembleth at my word.

Luke 1:52-53

He has put down rulers from thrones, and exalted the lowly.

Luke 18:14

I say unto you, This man went down to his house justified rather than that other. For every one who exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he, being rich, became poor, in order that ye by his poverty might be enriched.

James 2:5

Hear, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen the poor as to the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to them that love him?

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