Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For not from the east, nor from the west,
Nor from the desert comes exaltation;

King James Version

For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.

Holman Bible

Exaltation does not come
from the east, the west, or the desert,

International Standard Version

For exaltation comes not from the east, the west, or the wilderness,

A Conservative Version

For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor yet from the south, [comes] lifting up.

American Standard Version

For neither from the east, nor from the west, Nor yet from the south, cometh lifting up.

Amplified


For not from the east, nor from the west,
Nor from the desert comes exaltation.

Bible in Basic English

For honour does not come from the east, or from the west, or uplifting from the south;

Darby Translation

For not from the east nor from the west, nor yet from the south doth exaltation come:

Julia Smith Translation

For not from the going forth and from the west, and not from the desert the lifting up.

King James 2000

For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [it is] not from [the] east or [the] west and not from [the] south [that] lifting up [comes],

Modern King James verseion

For lifting up comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For promotion cometh neither from the East, nor from the West, nor yet from the wilderness.

NET Bible

For victory does not come from the east or west, or from the wilderness.

New Heart English Bible

For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor yet from the south, comes exaltation.

The Emphasized Bible

For neither from east nor west, Nor from the wilderness of thee mountains cometh exaltation ;

Webster

For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.

World English Bible

For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor yet from the south, comes exaltation.

Youngs Literal Translation

For not from the east, or from the west, Nor from the wilderness -- is elevation.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God Judges The Wicked

5 Do not lift up your horn on high; speak not with a stiff neck. 6 For not from the east, nor from the west,
Nor from the desert comes exaltation;
7 But God is the judge; he puts down one and sets up another.


Cross References

Psalm 3:3

But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory and the lifter up of my head.

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