New Living Translation
The LORD mocks the mockers but is gracious to the humble.
King James Bible
Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
Darby Bible Translation
He indeed scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
World English Bible
Surely he mocks the mockers, but he gives grace to the humble.
Young's Literal Translation
If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace.
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11. Let then the Saints hear from holy Scripture the precepts of patience: "My son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand thou in righteousness and fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation: bring thine heart low, and bear up; that in the last end thy life may increase. All that shall come upon thee receive thou, and in pain bear up, and in thy humility have patience. For in the fire gold and silver is proved, but acceptable men in the furnace  of humiliation."  And in another …
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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."
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you younger men must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you, serve each other in humility, for "God opposes the proud but favors the humble."
To the pure you show yourself pure, but to the wicked you show yourself hostile.
Though the LORD is great, he cares for the humble, but he keeps his distance from the proud.
Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation.
Better to live humbly with the poor than to share plunder with the proud.
Mockers are proud and haughty; they act with boundless arrogance.
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