New Living Translation
You rescue the humble, but your eyes watch the proud and humiliate them.
King James Bible
And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thine eyes are upon the haughty, that thou mayest bring them down.
Darby Bible Translation
And the afflicted people thou dost save; And thine eyes are upon the haughty, whom thou bringest down.
World English Bible
You will save the afflicted people, But your eyes are on the haughty, that you may bring them down.
Young's Literal Translation
And the poor people Thou dost save, And Thine eyes on the high causest to fall.
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LibraryChrist's Prophetic Office
'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet,' &c. Deut 18:85. Having spoken of the person of Christ, we are next to speak of the offices of Christ. These are Prophetic, Priestly, and Regal. 'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet.' Enunciatur hic locus de Christo. It is spoken of Christ.' There are several names given to Christ as a Prophet. He is called the Counsellor' in Isa 9:9. In uno Christo Angelus foederis completur [The Messenger of the Covenant appears in Christ alone]. …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
Then the LORD told him, "I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their cries of distress because of their harsh slave drivers. Yes, I am aware of their suffering.
So I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and lead them out of Egypt into their own fertile and spacious land. It is a land flowing with milk and honey--the land where the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites now live.
He will rescue the poor when they cry to him; he will help the oppressed, who have no one to defend them.
He feels pity for the weak and the needy, and he will rescue them.
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David. LORD, my heart is not proud; my eyes are not haughty. I don't concern myself with matters too great or too awesome for me to grasp.
Human pride will be brought down, and human arrogance will be humbled. Only the LORD will be exalted on that day of judgment.
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