Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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


For You deliver an afflicted and humble people but will bring down those with haughty looks.

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;


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

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. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd. 27 For you will save the afflicted people, but the haughty eyes you will bring down. 28 For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.

Cross References

Psalm 101:5

I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

2 Samuel 22:28

You will save the afflicted people, But your eyes are on the haughty, that you may bring them down.

Psalm 9:18

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever.

Psalm 10:4

The wicked, in the pride of his face, has no room in his thoughts for God.

Psalm 17:10

They close up their callous hearts. With their mouth they speak proudly.

Psalm 17:13

Arise, Yahweh, confront him. Cast him down. Deliver my soul from the wicked by your sword;

Psalm 34:6

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

Psalm 34:19

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

Psalm 40:17

But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Don't delay, my God. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Proverbs 6:16-17

There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:

Proverbs 30:12

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

Isaiah 3:9

The look of their faces testify against them. They parade their sin like Sodom. They don't hide it. Woe to their soul! For they have brought disaster upon themselves.

Isaiah 10:12

Therefore it will happen that, when the Lord has performed his whole work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the willful proud heart of the king of Assyria, and the insolence of his haughty looks.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things has my hand made, and [so] all these things came to be," says Yahweh: "but to this man will I look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.

Luke 1:52-53

He has put down princes from their thrones. And has 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 will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers. Didn't God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who love him?

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