Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.


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 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;


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.


Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

26 with the pure You will show Yourself pure; and with the crooked You will show Yourself perverse. 27 For You will save the afflicted people, but will bring down high looks. 28 For You will light my candle; Jehovah my God will make my darkness light.

Cross References

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, I will cut him off; him who has a high look and a proud heart, I will not allow.

2 Samuel 22:28

And You will save the afflicted people, but Your eyes are on the proud, whom You bring low.

Psalm 9:18

For the needy shall not always be forgotten; the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

Psalm 10:4

Through the pride of his face the wicked will not seek Him; There is no God in all his schemes.

Psalm 17:10

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

Psalm 17:13

Arise, O Jehovah, disappoint him, bow him down; deliver my soul from the wicked by Your sword,

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and Jehovah heard, and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 34:19

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but Jehovah delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 40:17

But I am poor and needy; Jehovah will care for me; You are my help and my deliverer; O my God, do not wait.

Proverbs 6:16-17

These six Jehovah hates; yea, seven are hateful to his soul:

Proverbs 30:12

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

Isaiah 3:9

The look of their faces witnesses against them; and they declare their sin like Sodom. They do not hide it! Woe to their soul! For they have rewarded evil to themselves.

Isaiah 10:12

And it will be, when the Lord has broken off all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the proud heart of the king of Assyria and the glory of his high looks.

Isaiah 57:15

For so says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity; whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, even with the contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 66:2

For all those My hand has made, and all those exist, says Jehovah. But to this one I will look, to the afflicted and contrite spirit, and the one who trembles at My Word.

Luke 1:52-53

He has put down rulers from their seats and exalted the lowly,

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other. For everyone who exalts himself shall be abased, and he who humbles himself shall be exalted.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, for your sakes He became poor, in order that you might be made rich through His poverty.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He has promised to those who love Him?

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