New International Version
Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods.
King James Bible
Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is the man that hath made Jehovah his confidence, and turneth not to the proud, and to such as turn aside to lies.
World English Bible
Blessed is the man who makes Yahweh his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of the man Who hath made Jehovah his trust, And hath not turned unto the proud, And those turning aside to lies.
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Blessed is that man - The man must be blessed and happy who casts his soul with all its burden of sin and wretchedness, at the footstool of God's mercy; for he will save all who come to him through the Son of his love.
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