Parallel Verses

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!

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.

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 [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 He put a new song in my mouth,
a hymn of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear
and put their trust in the Lord.
4 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!
5 Lord my God, You have done many things—
Your wonderful works and Your plans for us;
none can compare with You.
If I were to report and speak of them,
they are more than can be told.


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the Lord is good.
How happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to crooked ways,
the Lord will banish them with the evildoers.


Peace be with Israel.

Psalm 2:12

Pay homage to the Son or He will be angry
and you will perish in your rebellion,
for His anger may ignite at any moment.
All those who take refuge in Him are happy.

Psalm 15:4

who despises the one rejected by the Lord
but honors those who fear the Lord,
who keeps his word whatever the cost,

Psalm 84:11-12

For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory;
He does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.

Psalm 101:3-7

I will not set anything worthless before my eyes.
I hate the practice of transgression;
it will not cling to me.

Psalm 118:8-9

It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in man.

Psalm 119:21

You rebuke the proud,
the ones under a curse,
who wander from Your commands.

Isaiah 44:18-20

Such people do not comprehend
and cannot understand,
for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see,
and their minds so they cannot understand.

Jeremiah 10:14-15

Everyone is stupid and ignorant.
Every goldsmith is put to shame
by his carved image,
for his cast images are a lie;
there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

The man who trusts in the Lord,
whose confidence indeed is the Lord, is blessed.

Jonah 2:8

Those who cling to worthless idols
forsake faithful love,

Romans 15:12-13

And again, Isaiah says:

The root of Jesse will appear,
the One who rises to rule the Gentiles;
the Gentiles will hope in Him.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

The coming of the lawless one is based on Satan’s working, with all kinds of false miracles, signs, and wonders,

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