Psalm 118:9 {117:9}
Good News Translation
It is better to trust in the LORD than to depend on human leaders.

Contemporary English Version
including strong leaders.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is good to trust in the Lord, rather than to trust in princes.

New American Bible
Better to take refuge in the LORD than to put one’s trust in princes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

It is good to trust in the Lord, rather than to trust in princes.

than to put

Psalm 146:3-5 In the children of men, in whom there is no salvation. . . .

Isaiah 30:2,3,15-17 Who walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked at my mouth, hoping for help in the strength of Pharao, and trusting in the shadow of Egypt. . . .

Isaiah 31:1,8 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 36:6,7 Lo thou trustest upon this broken staff of a reed, upon Egypt: upon which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharao king of Egypt to all that trust in him. . . .

Ezekiel 29:7 When they took hold of thee with the hand thou didst break, and rent all their shoulder: and when they leaned upon thee, thou brokest, and weakenest all their loins.

Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
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.10All nations compassed me about; and, in the name of the Lord I have been revenged on them.…
Cross References
Psalm 146:3
In the children of men, in whom there is no salvation.

Daniel 6:9
So king Darius set forth the decree, and established it.

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

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

It is better to hope in the Lord, than to hope in princes.

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in nobles.

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

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

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

Better to take refuge in Jehovah, Than to trust in princes.
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