Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Blessed is the man that maketh Jehovah his trust, And respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust,
And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.

King James Version

Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Holman Bible

How happy is the man
who has put his trust in the Lord
and has not turned to the proud
or to those who run after lies!

International Standard Version

How blessed is that strong person who places his trust in the LORD, and who has not acknowledged the proud nor resorted to lies.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the man who makes LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Amplified


Blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored by God] is the man who makes the Lord his trust,
And does not regard the proud nor those who lapse into lies.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who has faith in the Lord, and does not give honour to the men of pride or to those who are turned away to deceit.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the man that hath made Jehovah his confidence, and turneth not to the proud, and to such as turn aside to lies.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man who set Jehovah his trust, and turned not to the arrogant, and those turning aside to falsehood.

King James 2000

Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is] the man who makes Yahweh his trust and does not turn to [the] proud and [to those who] fall away [to] a lie.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man who makes Jehovah his trust and does not turn to the proud, nor to those who turn aside to a lie.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed is the man that hath set his hope in the LORD, and turned not unto the proud, and to such as go about with lies.

NET Bible

How blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord and does not seek help from the proud or from liars!

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man, Who hath made Yahweh his confidence, who hath not turned unto the haughty, nor gone aside unto falsehood.

Webster

Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who makes Yahweh his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of the man Who hath made Jehovah his trust, And hath not turned unto the proud, And those turning aside to lies.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 40:4

References

Smith

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: Many shall see it, and fear, And shall trust in Jehovah. 4 Blessed is the man that maketh Jehovah his trust, And respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. 5 Many, O Jehovah my God, are the wonderful works which thou hast done, And thy thoughts which are to us-ward; They cannot be set in order unto thee; If I would declare and speak of them, They are more than can be numbered.


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

Oh taste and see that Jehovah is good: Blessed is the man that taketh refuge in him.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, Jehovah will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, For his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all they that take refuge in him.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honoreth them that fear Jehovah; He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not;

Psalm 84:11-12

For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalm 101:3-7

I will set no base thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; It shall not cleave unto me.

Psalm 118:8-9

It is better to take refuge in Jehovah Than to put confidence in man.

Psalm 119:21

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, That do wander from thy commandments.

Isaiah 44:18-20

They know not, neither do they consider: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Jeremiah 10:14-15

Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man that trusteth in Jehovah, and whose trust Jehovah is.

Jonah 2:8

They that regard lying vanities Forsake their own mercy.

Romans 15:12-13

And again, Isaiah saith, There shall be the root of Jesse, And he that ariseth to rule over the Gentiles; On him shall the Gentiles hope.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

even he , whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

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