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1 Peter 5:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in [the due] time;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Be made lowly, therefore, under the strong hand of God, that he may lift, you, up in due time,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— be humbled, then, under the powerful hand of God, that you He may exalt in good time,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Be you humbled therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in the time of visitation:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Humble yourselues therefore vnder the mighty hand of God, that hee may exalt you in due time,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Be humbled, therefore, under the mighty hand of Aloha, that he may exalt you at the right time.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Humble yourselves, therefore, under the powerful hand of God: and it will exalt you in due time.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Humble yourselves 5013
{5013} Prime
ταπεινόω
tapeinoo
{tap-i-no'-o}
From G5011; to depress; figuratively to humiliate (in condition or heart).
z5682
<5682> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 40
therefore 3767
{3767} Prime
οὖν
oun
{oon}
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
under 5259
{5259} Prime
ὑπό
hupo
{hoop-o'}
A primary preposition; under, that is, (with the genitive) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative) of place (whither [underneath] or where [below]) or time (when [at]).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
mighty 2900
{2900} Prime
κραταιός
krataios
{krat-ah-yos'}
From G2904; powerful.
hand 5495
{5495} Prime
χείρ
cheir
{khire}
Perhaps from the base of G5494 in the sense of its congener the base of G5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping); the hand (literally or figuratively [power]; especially [by Hebraism] a means or instrument).
of God, 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
that 2443
{2443} Prime
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
he may exalt 5312
{5312} Prime
ὑψόω
hupsoo
{hoop-so'-o}
From G5311; to elevate (literally or figuratively).
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
you 5209
{5209} Prime
ὑμᾶς
humas
{hoo-mas'}
Accusative of G5210; you (as the object of a verb or preposition).
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
due time: 2540
{2540} Prime
καιρός
kairos
{kahee-ros'}
Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, that is, set or proper time.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Peter 5:6

_ _ under the mighty hand — afflicting you (1 Peter 3:15): “accept” His chastisements, and turn to Him that smiteth you. He depresses the proud and exalts the humble.

_ _ in due time — Wait humbly and patiently for His own fit time. One oldest manuscript and Vulgate read, “In the season of visitation,” namely, His visitation in mercy.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Peter 5:5-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Peter 5:6

The hand of God — Is in all troubles.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves therefore (10) under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

(10) Because those proud and lofty spirits threaten the modest and humble, the apostle warns us to set the power of God against the vanity of proud men, and to rely completely on his providence.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Humble:

Exodus 10:3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.
Leviticus 26:41 And [that] I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity:
1 Kings 21:29 Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: [but] in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.
2 Kings 22:19 Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard [thee], saith the LORD.
2 Chronicles 12:6-7 Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD [is] righteous. ... And when the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, They have humbled themselves; [therefore] I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance; and my wrath shall not be poured out upon Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.
2 Chronicles 12:12 And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him, that he would not destroy [him] altogether: and also in Judah things went well.
2 Chronicles 30:11 Nevertheless divers of Asher and Manasseh and of Zebulun humbled themselves, and came to Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 32:26 Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, [both] he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD came not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.
2 Chronicles 33:12 And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
2 Chronicles 33:19 His prayer also, and [how God] was intreated of him, and all his sin, and his trespass, and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, before he was humbled: behold, they [are] written among the sayings of the seers.
2 Chronicles 33:23 And humbled not himself before the LORD, as Manasseh his father had humbled himself; but Amon trespassed more and more.
2 Chronicles 36:12 And he did [that which was] evil in the sight of the LORD his God, [and] humbled not himself before Jeremiah the prophet [speaking] from the mouth of the LORD.
Proverbs 29:23 A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Isaiah 2:11 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name [is] Holy; I dwell in the high and holy [place], with him also [that is] of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Jeremiah 13:18 Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, [even] the crown of your glory.
Jeremiah 44:10 They are not humbled [even] unto this day, neither have they feared, nor walked in my law, nor in my statutes, that I set before you and before your fathers.
Daniel 5:22 And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;
Micah 6:8 He hath shewed thee, O man, what [is] good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Luke 14:11 For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Luke 18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified [rather] than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
James 5:10 Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

the:

Exodus 3:19 And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.
Exodus 32:11 And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?
Psalms 89:13 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, [and] high is thy right hand.
1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

that:

Job 36:22 Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?
Psalms 75:10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; [but] the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
Psalms 89:16-17 In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted. ... For thou [art] the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.
Isaiah 40:4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:
Ezekiel 17:21 And all his fugitives with all his bands shall fall by the sword, and they that remain shall be scattered toward all winds: and ye shall know that I the LORD have spoken [it].
Ezekiel 21:6 Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of [thy] loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.
Matthew 23:12 And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.
Luke 1:52 He hath put down the mighty from [their] seats, and exalted them of low degree.
James 1:9-10 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted: ... But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

in:

Deuteronomy 32:35 To me [belongeth] vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in [due] time: for the day of their calamity [is] at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
Romans 5:6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
1 Timothy 2:6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
Titus 1:3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
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Ex 3:19; 10:3; 32:11. Lv 26:41. Dt 32:35. 1K 21:29. 2K 22:19. 2Ch 12:6, 12; 30:11; 32:26; 33:12, 19, 23; 36:12. Jb 36:22. Ps 75:10; 89:13, 16. Pv 29:23. Is 2:11; 40:4; 57:15. Jr 13:18; 44:10. Ezk 17:21; 21:6. Dn 5:22. Mi 6:8. Mt 23:12. Lk 1:52; 14:11; 18:14. Ro 5:6. 1Co 10:22. 1Ti 2:6. Tit 1:3. Jm 1:9; 4:10; 5:10.

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