Parallel Verses

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.

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who makes the Lord his refuge and trust, and turns not to the proud or to followers of false gods.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust and does not respect the proud, nor 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, praise unto our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall confide in Jehovah. 4 Blessed is the man that hath made Jehovah his confidence, and turneth not to the proud, and to such as turn aside to lies. 5 Thou, O Jehovah my God, hast multiplied thy marvellous works, and thy thoughts toward us: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee; would I declare and speak them, they are more than can be numbered.


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that Jehovah is good: blessed is the man that trusteth 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, though his anger burn but a little. Blessed are all who have their trust in him.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes the depraved person is contemned, and who honoureth them that fear Jehovah; who, if he have sworn to his own hurt, changeth it not;

Psalm 84:11-12

For Jehovah Elohim is a sun and 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 thing of Belial before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Psalm 118:8-9

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in man;

Psalm 119:21

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

Isaiah 44:18-20

They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.

Jeremiah 10:14-15

Every man is become brutish, bereft of knowledge; every founder is put to shame by the graven image, for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man that confideth in Jehovah, and whose confidence Jehovah is.

Jonah 2:8

They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

Romans 15:12-13

And again, Esaias says, There shall be the root of Jesse, and one that arises, to rule over the nations: in him shall the nations hope.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

whose coming is according to the working of Satan in all power and signs and wonders of falsehood,

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