2 Samuel 22:28
Good News Translation
You save those who are humble, but you humble those who are proud.

Contemporary English Version
You rescue the humble, but you look for ways to put down the proud.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the poor people thou wilt save: and with thy eyes thou shalt humble the haughty.

New American Bible
Humble people you save, though on the haughty your eyes look down.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the poor people thou wilt save: and with thy eyes thou shalt humble the haughty.

afflicted

Exodus 3:7,8 And the Lord said to him: I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour of them that are over the works; . . .

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 72:12,13 For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper. . . .

Psalm 140:12 I know that the Lord will do justice to the needy, and will revenge the poor.

Isaiah 61:1-3 The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord hath anointed me: he hath sent me to preach to the meek, to heal the contrite of heart, and to preach a release to the captives, and deliverance to them that are shut up. . . .

Isaiah 63:9 In all their affliction he was not troubled, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love, and in his mercy he redeemed them, and he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

but thine

Exodus 9:14-17 For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thy heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayst know that there is none like me in all the earth. . . .

Exodus 10:3 Therefore Moses and Aaron went in to Pharao, and said to him: Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews: How long refusest thou to submit to me? let my people go, to sacrifice to me.

Exodus 18:11 Now I know, that the Lord is great above all gods; because they dealt proudly against them.

Job 40:11,12 Scatter the proud in thy indignation, and behold every arrogant man, and humble him. . . .

Psalm 138:6 For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

Proverbs 21:4 Haughtiness of the eyes is the enlarging of the heart: the lamp of the wicked is sin.

Isaiah 2:11 The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 5:15 And man shall be brought down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low.

Isaiah 37:23,28,29 Whom hast thou reproached, and whom hast thou blasphemed, and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thy eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel. . . .

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James 4:6,7 But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble. . . .

1 Peter 5:5,6 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace. . . .

Context
David's Song of Deliverance
27With the elect thou wilt be elect: and with the perverse thou wilt be perverted. 28And the poor people thou wilt save: and with thy eyes thou shalt humble the haughty.29For thou art my lamp O Lord: and thou, O Lord, wilt enlighten my darkness.…
Cross References
Luke 14:11
Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Exodus 3:7
And the Lord said to him: I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour of them that are over the works;

Exodus 3:8
And knowing their sorrow, I am come down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians, and to bring them out of that land into a good and spacious land, into a land that floweth with milk and honey, to the places of the Chanaanite, and Hethite, and Amorrhite, and Pherezite, and Hevite, and Jebusite.

Psalm 72:12
For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper.

Psalm 72:13
He shall spare the poor and needy: and he shall save the souls of the poor.

Psalm 131:1
A gradual canticle of David. Lord, my heart is not exalted: nor are my eyes lofty. Neither have I walked in great matters, nor in wonderful things above me.

Isaiah 2:11
The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:12
Because the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and highminded, and upon every one that is arrogant, and he shall be humbled.

Isaiah 5:15
And man shall be brought down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low.

Additional Translations
You save an afflicted people, but Your eyes are on the haughty to bring them down.And the afflicted people you will save: but your eyes are on the haughty, that you may bring them down.

And the afflicted people thou wilt save; But thine eyes are upon the haughty, that thou mayest bring them down.

And thou wilt save the poor people, and wilt bring down the eyes of the haughty.

And the afflicted people thou dost save; And thine eyes are upon the haughty, [whom] thou bringest down.

And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thine eyes are upon the haughty, that thou mayest bring them down.

And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thy eyes are upon the haughty, that thou mayest bring them down.

You will save the afflicted people, But your eyes are on the haughty, that you may bring them down.

And the poor people Thou dost save, And Thine eyes on the high causest to fall.
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