New Living Translation
He gives prosperity to the poor and protects those who suffer.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:11 To set up - That is, he setteth up. Another example of God's great and wonderful works. He gives this instance to comfort and encourage Job to seek to God, because he can raise him out of his greatest depths.
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He has brought down princes from their thrones and exalted the humble.
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
1 Samuel 2:7
The LORD makes some poor and others rich; he brings some down and lifts others up.
If people are in trouble and you say, 'Help them,' God will save them.
He never takes his eyes off the innocent, but he sets them on thrones with kings and exalts them forever.
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