Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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
You prove Yourself pure,
but with the crooked
You prove Yourself shrewd.
27 For You rescue an afflicted people,
but You humble those with haughty eyes.
28 Lord, You light my lamp;
my God illuminates my darkness.


Cross References

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

2 Samuel 22:28

You rescue an afflicted people,
but Your eyes are set against the proud—
You humble them.

Psalm 9:18

For the oppressed will not always be forgotten;
the hope of the afflicted will not perish forever.

Psalm 10:4

In all his scheming,
the wicked arrogantly thinks:
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.”

Psalm 17:10

They have become hardened;
their mouths speak arrogantly.

Psalm 17:13

Rise up, Lord!
Confront him; bring him down.
With Your sword, save me from the wicked.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him
and saved him from all his troubles.

Psalm 34:19

Many adversities come to the one who is righteous,
but the Lord delivers him from them all.

Psalm 40:17

I am afflicted and needy;
the Lord thinks of me.
You are my helper and my deliverer;
my God, do not delay.

Proverbs 6:16-17

The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him:

Proverbs 30:12

There is a generation that is pure in its own eyes,
yet is not washed from its filth.

Isaiah 3:9

The look on their faces testifies against them,
and like Sodom, they flaunt their sin.
They do not conceal it.
Woe to them,
for they have brought evil on themselves.

Isaiah 10:12

But when the Lord finishes all His work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, He will say, “I will punish the king of Assyria for his arrogant acts and the proud look in his eyes.”

Isaiah 57:15

For the High and Exalted One
who lives forever, whose name is Holy says this:
“I live in a high and holy place,
and with the oppressed and lowly of spirit,
to revive the spirit of the lowly
and revive the heart of the oppressed.

Isaiah 66:2

My hand made all these things,
and so they all came into being.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will look favorably on this kind of person:
one who is humble, submissive in spirit,
and trembles at My word.

Luke 1:52-53

He has toppled the mighty from their thrones
and exalted the lowly.

Luke 18:14

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

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

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