New Living Translation
But he gives us even more grace to stand against such evil desires. As the Scriptures say, "God opposes the proud but favors the humble."
King James Bible
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
Darby Bible Translation
But he gives more grace. Wherefore he says, God sets himself against the proud, but gives grace to the lowly.
World English Bible
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
Young's Literal Translation
and greater grace he doth give, wherefore he saith, 'God against proud ones doth set Himself up, and to lowly ones He doth give grace?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:6 But he giveth greater grace - To all who shun those tempers. Therefore it - The scripture. Saith, God resisteth the proud - And pride is the great root of all unkind affections. Prov 3:34
LibraryThe Lack of Prayer
"Ye have not, because ye ask not."--JAS. iv. 2. "And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor."--ISA. lix. 16. "There is none that calleth upon Thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee."--ISA. lxiv. 7. At our last Wellington Convention for the Deepening of the Spiritual Life, in April, the forenoon meetings were devoted to prayer and intercession. Great blessing was found, both in listening to what the Word teaches of their need and power, and in joining …
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