New International Version
When people are brought low and you say, 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast.
King James Bible
When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.
Darby Bible Translation
When they are made low, then thou shalt say, Rise up! and he shall save him that is of downcast eyes.
World English Bible
When they cast down, you shall say, 'be lifted up.' He will save the humble person.
Young's Literal Translation
For they have made low, And thou sayest, 'Lift up.' And the bowed down of eyes he saveth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When men are cast down - There is a great difficulty in this verse; the sense, however, is tolerably evident, and the following is nearly a literal version: When they shall humble themselves, thou shalt say, Be exalted, or, there is exaltation: for the down-cast of eye he will save. The same sentiment as that of our Lord, "He that exalteth himself shall be abased; but he that humbleth himself shall be exalted."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the humble person. Heb. him that hath low eyes
LibraryDecember 29 Morning
Understanding what the will of the Lord is.--EPH. 5:17. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.--Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.--This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.--We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble."
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble."
The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.
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