Psalm 147:6 {146:6}
Good News Translation
He raises the humble, but crushes the wicked to the ground.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD helps the oppressed, but he smears the wicked in the dirt.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord lifteth up the meek, and bringeth the wicked down even to the ground.

New American Bible
The LORD gives aid to the poor, but casts the wicked to the ground.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Lord lifteth up the meek, and bringeth the wicked down even to the ground.

lifteth up

Psalm 25:9 He will guide the mild in judgment: he will teach the meek his ways.

Psalm 37:11 But the meek shall inherit the land, and shall delight in abundance of peace.

Psalm 145:14 The Lord lifteth up all that fall: and setteth up all that are cast down.

Psalm 146:8,9 The Lord enlighteneth the blind. The Lord lifteth up them that are cast down: the Lord loveth the just. . . .

Psalm 149:4 For the Lord is well pleased with his people: and he will exalt the meek unto salvation.

1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

Zephaniah 2:3 Seek the Lord, all ye meek of the earth, you that have wrought his judgment: seek the just, seek the meek: if by any means you may be hid in the day of the Lord's indignation.

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

James 4:10 Be humbled in the sight of the Lord: and he will exalt you.

1 Peter 3:4 But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God.

1 Peter 5:6 Be you humbled therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in the time of visitation:

he casteth

Psalm 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Psalm 73:18,19 But indeed for deceits thou hast put it to them: when they were lifted up thou hast cast them down. . . .

Psalm 146:9 The Lord keepeth the strangers, he will support the fatherless and the widow: and the ways of sinners he will destroy.

2 Peter 2:4-9 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but delivered them, drawn down by infernal ropes to the lower hell, unto torments, to be reserved unto judgment: . . .

Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
5Great is our Lord, and great is his power: and of his wisdom there is no number. 6The Lord lifteth up the meek, and bringeth the wicked down even to the ground.7Sing ye to the Lord with praise: sing to our God upon the harp.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 5:6
And the hand of the Lord was heavy upon the Azotians, and he destroyed them, and afflicted Azotus and the coasts thereof with emerods. And in the villages and fields in the midst of that country, there came forth a multitude of mice, and there was the confusion of a great mortality in the city.

Psalm 37:24
When he shall fall he shall not be bruised, for the Lord putteth his hand under him.

Psalm 75:7
For God is the judge. One he putteth down, and another he lifteth up:

Psalm 146:8
The Lord enlighteneth the blind. The Lord lifteth up them that are cast down: the Lord loveth the just.

Psalm 146:9
The Lord keepeth the strangers, he will support the fatherless and the widow: and the ways of sinners he will destroy.

Additional Translations
The LORD sustains the humble, but casts the wicked to the ground.The LORD lifts up the meek: he casts the wicked down to the ground.

Jehovah upholdeth the meek: He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

The Lord lifts up the meek; but brings sinners down to the ground.

Jehovah lifteth up the meek; he abaseth the wicked to the earth.

The LORD upholdeth the meek: he bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

Yahweh upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.

Jehovah is causing the meek to stand, Making low the wicked unto the earth.
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