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Psalms 14:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Ye put to shame the counsel of the poor, Because Jehovah is his refuge.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD [is] his refuge.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD [is] his refuge.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah [was] his refuge.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The purpose of the poor, ye would put to shame, because, Yahweh, is his refuge.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The counsel of the poor ye cause to stink, Because Jehovah [is] his refuge.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the Lord is in the just generation: you have confounded the counsel of the poor man; but the Lord is his hope.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— You haue shamed the counsell of the poore; because the LORD [is] his refuge.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the Lord is his hope.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because Yahweh [is] his refuge.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Ye have shamed 954
{0954} Prime
A primitive root; properly to pale, that is, by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed, or delayed.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
the counsel 6098
{6098} Prime
From H3289; advice; by implication plan; also prudence.
of the poor, 6041
{6041} Prime
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
because x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] his refuge. 4268
{4268} Prime
From H2620; a shelter (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 14:4-6.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 14:4-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 14:6

Because — This was the ground of their contempt, that he lived by faith in God's promise and providence.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 14:6

Ye have (e) shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD [is] his refuge.

(e) You mock them who put their trust in God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 3:2 Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in God. Selah.
Psalms 4:2 O ye sons of men, how long [will ye turn] my glory into shame? [how long] will ye love vanity, [and] seek after leasing? Selah.
Psalms 22:7-8 All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, [saying], ... He trusted on the LORD [that] he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.
Psalms 42:10 [As] with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where [is] thy God?
Nehemiah 4:2-4 And he spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned? ... Hear, O our God; for we are despised: and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of captivity:
Isaiah 37:10-11 Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, Let not thy God, in whom thou trustest, deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria. ... Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands by destroying them utterly; and shalt thou be delivered?
Ezekiel 35:10 Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas the LORD was there:
Daniel 3:15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; [well]: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who [is] that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Matthew 27:40-43 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest [it] in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross. ... He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.


Psalms 9:9 The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which [it was] impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
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Ne 4:2. Ps 3:2; 4:2; 9:9; 22:7; 42:10. Is 37:10. Ezk 35:10. Dn 3:15. Mt 27:40. He 6:18.

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