Psalm 118:8 {117:8}
Good News Translation
It is better to trust in the LORD than to depend on people.

Contemporary English Version
It is better to trust the LORD for protection than to trust anyone else,

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man.

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It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man.

Psalm 40:4 Blessed is the man whose trust is in the name of the Lord; and who hath not had regard to vanities, and lying follies.

Psalm 62:8,9 Trust in him, all ye congregation of people: pour out your hearts before him. God is our helper for ever. . . .

Jeremiah 17:5-7 Thus saith the Lord: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. . . .

Micah 7:5-7 Believe not a friend, and trust not in a prince: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that sleepeth in thy bosom. . . .

Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
7The Lord is my helper: and I will look over my enemies. 8It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man.9It is good to trust in the Lord, rather than to trust in princes.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 32:7
Behave like men, and take courage: be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of the Assyrians, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there are many more with us than with him.

2 Chronicles 32:8
For with him is an arm of flesh: with us the Lord our God, who is our helper, and fighteth for us. And the people were encouraged with these words of Ezechias king of Juda.

Psalm 40:4
Blessed is the man whose trust is in the name of the Lord; and who hath not had regard to vanities, and lying follies.

Psalm 108:12
O grant us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Psalm 146:3
In the children of men, in whom there is no salvation.

Isaiah 31:1
Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, trusting in horses, and putting their confidence in chariots, because they are many: and in horsemen, because they are very strong: and have not trusted in the Holy One of Israel, and have not sought after the Lord.

Isaiah 31:3
Egypt is man, and not God: and their horses, flesh, and not spirit: and the Lord shall put down his hand, and the helper shall fall, and he that is helped shall fall, and they shall all be confounded together.

Isaiah 57:13
When thou shalt cry, let thy companies deliver thee, but the wind shall carry them all off, a breeze shall take them away, but he that putteth his trust in me, shall inherit the land, and shall possess my holy mount.

Jeremiah 17:5
Thus saith the Lord: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord.

Daniel 6:23
Then was the king exceeding glad for him, and he commanded that Daniel should be taken out of the den: and Daniel was taken out of the den, and no hurt was found in him, because he believed in his God.

Additional Translations
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

It is better to take refuge in Jehovah Than to put confidence in man.

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

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

It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

It is better to take refuge in Yahweh, than to put confidence in man.

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