New Living Translation
The LORD makes some poor and others rich; he brings some down and lifts others up.
King James Bible
The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich, he bringeth low, also he lifteth up:
World English Bible
Yahweh makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah dispossesseth, and He maketh rich, He maketh low, yea, He maketh high.
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"What is the thing that the Lord hath said unto thee?"--1 Samuel 3:17. THE Lord would not speak directly to Eli, although he was the High Priest. In ordinary circumstances it would have been so; but Eli had grieved the Lord, and thus had lost his honorable standing. God had not cast him off; but he viewed him with such displeasure that he would only speak to him through another person: even as great kings, if they are offended with their courtiers, send them messages by other hands. The Lord sent, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
Appendix xix. On Eternal Punishment, According to the Rabbis and the New Testament
Covenanting a Privilege of Believers.
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
He did all this so you would never say to yourself, 'I have achieved this wealth with my own strength and energy.'
Remember the LORD your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful, in order to fulfill the covenant he confirmed to your ancestors with an oath.
2 Kings 9:6
So Jehu left the others and went into the house. Then the young prophet poured the oil over Jehu's head and said, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: I anoint you king over the LORD's people, Israel.
He said, "I came naked from my mother's womb, and I will be naked when I leave. The LORD gave me what I had, and the LORD has taken it away. Praise the name of the LORD!"
He gives prosperity to the poor and protects those who suffer.
Humiliate the proud with a glance; walk on the wicked where they stand.
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