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2 Samuel 22:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the afflicted people thou wilt save; But thine eyes are upon the haughty, that thou mayest bring them down.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thine eyes [are] upon the haughty, [that] thou mayest bring [them] down.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And You save an afflicted people; But Your eyes are on the haughty [whom] You abase.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thy eyes [are] upon the haughty, [that] thou mayest bring [them] down.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the afflicted people thou dost save; And thine eyes are upon the haughty, [whom] thou bringest down.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, a patient people, thou didst save,—but, thine eyes, were on the lofty—thou layedst them low;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the poor people Thou dost save, And Thine eyes on the high causest to fall.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the poor people thou wilt save: and with thy eyes thou shalt humble the haughty.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the afflicted people thou wilt saue: but thine eyes [are] vpon the hautie, that thou mayest bring [them] downe.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou wilt save the poor people, and wilt bring down the eyes of the haughty.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thine eyes [are] upon the haughty, [that] thou mayest bring [them] down.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the afflicted 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
thou wilt save: 3467
{3467} Prime
יָשַׁע
yasha`
{yaw-shah'}
A primitive root; properly to be open, wide or free, that is, (by implication) to be safe; causatively to free or succor.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
but thine eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
[are] upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the haughty, 7311
{7311} Prime
רוּם
ruwm
{room}
A primitive root; to be high actively to rise or raise (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[that] thou mayest bring [them] down. 8213
{8213} Prime
שָׁפֵל
shaphel
{shaw-fale'}
A primitive root; to depress or sink (especially figuratively to humiliate, intransitively or transitively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:1-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:2-51.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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afflicted:

Exodus 3:7-8 And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which [are] in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows; ... And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.
Psalms 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set [him] in safety [from him that] puffeth at him.
Psalms 72:12-13 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and [him] that hath no helper. ... He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.
Psalms 140:12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, [and] the right of the poor.
Isaiah 61:1-3 The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound; ... To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Isaiah 63:9 In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
Matthew 5:3 Blessed [are] the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

but thine:

Exodus 9:14-17 For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that [there is] none like me in all the earth. ... As yet exaltest thou thyself against my people, that thou wilt not let them go?
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.
Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the LORD [is] greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly [he was] above them.
Job 40:11-12 Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one [that is] proud, and abase him. ... Look on every one [that is] proud, [and] bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.
Psalms 138:6 Though the LORD [be] high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
Proverbs 21:4 An high look, and a proud heart, [and] the plowing of the wicked, [is] sin.
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 5:15 And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:
Isaiah 37:23 Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted [thy] voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? [even] against the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 37:28-29 But I know thy abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy rage against me. ... Because thy rage against me, and thy tumult, is come up into mine ears, therefore will I put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou camest.
Daniel 4:37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works [are] truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
James 4:6-7 But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. ... Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
1 Peter 5:5-6 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all [of you] be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. ... Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
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Ex 3:7; 9:14; 10:3; 18:11. Jb 40:11. Ps 12:5; 72:12; 138:6; 140:12. Pv 21:4. Is 2:11; 5:15; 37:23, 28; 61:1; 63:9. Dn 4:37. Mt 5:3. Jm 4:6. 1P 5:5.

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