New International Version
The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
King James Bible
To set up on high those that be low; that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.
Darby Bible Translation
Setting up on high those that are low; and mourners are exalted to prosperity.
World English Bible
so that he sets up on high those who are low, those who mourn are exalted to safety.
Young's Literal Translation
To set the low on a high place, And the mourners have been high in safety.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To set up on high those that be low - He so distributes his providential blessings without partiality, that the land of the poor man is as well sunned and watered as that of the rich; so that he is thus set upon a level with the lords of the soil.
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He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble.
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
1 Samuel 2:7
The LORD sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.
When people are brought low and you say, 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast.
He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.
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