Luke 14:11
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New American Standard Bible
"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

King James Bible
For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Darby Bible Translation
for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.

World English Bible
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

Young's Literal Translation
because every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Whosoever exalteth ... - This is universal among people, and it is also the way in which God will deal with people. "Men" will perpetually endeavor to bring down those who endeavor to exalt themselves; and it is a part of God's regular plan to abase the proud, to bring down the lofty, to raise up those that be bowed down, and show "his" favors to those who are poor and needy.

Luke 14:11 Parallel Commentaries

The Rash Builder
Which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?'--LUKE xiv. 28. Christ sought for no recruits under false pretences, but rather discouraged than stimulated light-hearted adhesion. His constant effort was to sift the crowds that gathered round Him. So here great multitudes are following Him, and how does He welcome them? Does He lay Himself out to attract them? Luke tells us that He turned and faced the following
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xiv. 16, "A Certain Man Made a Great Supper," Etc.
Delivered in the basilica Restituta. [3472] 1. Holy lessons have been set forth before us, to which we should both give ear, and upon which by the Lord's help I would deliver some observations. In the Apostolic lesson thanks are rendered unto the Lord for the faith of the Gentiles, of course, because it was His work. In the Psalm we have said, "O God of hosts, turn us, and show us Thy Face, and we shall be saved." [3473] In the Gospel we have been called to a supper; yea, rather others have been
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

The Writings of St. Augustin.
The numerous writings of Augustin, the composition of which extended through four and forty years, are a mine of Christian knowledge, and experience. They abound in lofty ideas, noble sentiments, devout effusions, clear statements of truth, strong arguments against error, and passages of fervid eloquence and undying beauty, but also in innumerable repetitions, fanciful opinions, and playful conjectures of his uncommonly fertile brain. [24] His style is full of life and vigour and ingenious plays
St. Augustine—The Confessions and Letters of St

Epistle xxxiii. To Mauricius Augustus.
To Mauricius Augustus. Gregory to Mauricius Augustus. The provident piety of my lords, lest perchance any scandal might be engendered in the unity of Holy Church by the dissension of priests, has once and again deigned to admonish me to receive kindly the representatives of my brother and fellow-priest Cyriacus, and to give them liberty to return soon. And although, most pious lord, all your injunctions are suitable and provident, yet I find that by such an admonition I am reproved as being in your
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:28
"And You save an afflicted people; But Your eyes are on the haughty whom You abase.

Proverbs 25:27
It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.

Proverbs 29:23
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.

Matthew 23:12
"Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.

Luke 1:52
"He has brought down rulers from their thrones, And has exalted those who were humble.

Luke 14:12
And He also went on to say to the one who had invited Him, "When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, otherwise they may also invite you in return and that will be your repayment.

Luke 18:14
"I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

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