Proverbs 3:34
Modern Translations
New International Version
He mocks proud mockers but shows favor to the humble and oppressed.

New Living Translation
The LORD mocks the mockers but is gracious to the humble.

English Standard Version
Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor.

Berean Study Bible
He mocks the mockers, but gives grace to the humble.

New American Standard Bible
Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the needy.

NASB 1995
Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.

NASB 1977
Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.

Amplified Bible
Though He scoffs at the scoffers and scorns the scorners, Yet He gives His grace [His undeserved favor] to the humble [those who give up self-importance].

Christian Standard Bible
He mocks those who mock but gives grace to the humble.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He mocks those who mock, but gives grace to the humble.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD sneers at those who sneer at him, but he is kind to everyone who is humble.

Good News Translation
He has no use for conceited people, but shows favor to those who are humble.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When he mocks the mockers, he is gracious to humble people.

International Standard Version
Though God scoffs at scoffers, he gives grace to the humble.

NET Bible
Although he is scornful to arrogant scoffers, yet he shows favor to the humble.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

New King James Version
Surely He scorns the scornful, But gives grace to the humble.

King James 2000 Bible
Surely he scorns the scornful: but he gives grace unto the lowly.

New Heart English Bible
Surely he is scornful to scoffers, but he gives grace to the humble.

World English Bible
Surely he mocks the mockers, but he gives grace to the humble.

American King James Version
Surely he scorns the scorners: but he gives grace to the lowly.

American Standard Version
Surely he scoffeth at the scoffers; But he giveth grace unto the lowly.

A Faithful Version
Surely He scorns the scorners, but He gives grace to the lowly.

Darby Bible Translation
He indeed scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

English Revised Version
Surely he scorneth the scorners, but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Webster's Bible Translation
Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace to the lowly.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
With the scornefull he scorneth, but hee giueth grace vnto the humble.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
As for the scornfull, doth he not laugh them to scorne? but he geueth grace vnto the lowly.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
As for the scornefull, he shal laugh the to scorne, but he shal geue grace vnto the lowly.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
If He scorns the scorners, "" Yet He gives grace to the humble.

Young's Literal Translation
If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace.

Smith's Literal Translation
But he will deride to those deriding: and he will give grace to the humble.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall scorn the scorners, and to the meek he will give grace.

Catholic Public Domain Version
He will ridicule those who ridicule, but he will bestow grace upon the mild.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he will overthrow mockers, and he will hover over the wise.

Lamsa Bible
Surely he despises scorners; but he has compassion on the wise.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
If it concerneth the scorners, He scorneth them, But unto the humble He giveth grace.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord resists the proud; but he gives grace to the humble.








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