Parallel Verses

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.

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 [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.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 40:4

References

Smith

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

3 And He putteth in my mouth a new song, 'Praise to our God.' Many do see and fear, and trust in Jehovah. 4 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. 5 Much hast Thou done, Jehovah my God; Thy wonders and Thy thoughts toward us, There is none to arrange unto Thee, I declare and speak: They have been more than to be numbered.


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

Taste ye and see that Jehovah is good, O the happiness of the man who trusteth in Him.

Psalm 125:5

As to those turning to their crooked ways, Jehovah causeth them to go with workers of iniquity. Peace on Israel!

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Chosen One, lest He be angry, And ye lose the way, When His anger burneth but a little, O the happiness of all trusting in Him!

Psalm 15:4

Despised in his eyes is a rejected one, And those fearing Jehovah he doth honour. He hath sworn to suffer evil, and changeth not;

Psalm 84:11-12

For a sun and a shield is Jehovah God, Grace and honour doth Jehovah give. He withholdeth not good To those walking in uprightness.

Psalm 101:3-7

I set not before mine eyes a worthless thing, The work of those turning aside I have hated, It adhereth not to me.

Psalm 118:8-9

Better to take refuge in Jehovah than to trust in man,

Psalm 119:21

Thou hast rebuked the cursed proud, Who are erring from Thy commands.

Isaiah 44:18-20

They have not known, nor do they understand, For He hath daubed their eyes from seeing, Their heart from acting wisely.

Jeremiah 10:14-15

Brutish is every man by knowledge, Put to shame is every refiner by a graven image, For false is his molten image. And there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man who trusteth in Jehovah, And whose confidence hath been Jehovah.

Jonah 2:8

Those observing lying vanities their own mercy forsake.

Romans 15:12-13

and again, Isaiah saith, 'There shall be the root of Jesse, and he who is rising to rule nations -- upon him shall nations hope;'

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

him, whose presence is according to the working of the Adversary, in all power, and signs, and lying wonders,

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