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Psalms 147:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jehovah upholdeth the meek: He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD supports the afflicted; He brings down the wicked to the ground.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah lifteth up the meek; he abaseth the wicked to the earth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yahweh, relieveth the humbled! casting the lawless down to the earth.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jehovah is causing the meek to stand, Making low the wicked unto the earth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord lifteth up the meek, and bringeth the wicked down even to the ground.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The LORD lifteth vp the meeke: hee casteth the wicked downe to the ground.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The Lord lifts up the meek; but brings sinners down to the ground.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
lifteth up 5749
{5749} Prime
עוּד
`uwd
{ood}
A primitive root; to duplicate or repeat; by implication to protest, testify (as by reiteration); intensively to encompass, restore (as a sort of reduplication).
z8767
<8767> Grammar
Stem - Pilel (See H8841)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 1
the meek: 6035
{6035} Prime
עָנָו
`anav
{aw-nawv'}
The second form is by intermixture with H6041; from H6031; depressed (figuratively), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly).
he casteth y8213
[8213] Standard
שָׁפֵל
shaphel
{shaw-fale'}
A primitive root; to depress or sink (especially figuratively to humiliate, intransitively or transitively).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
the wicked y7563
[7563] Standard
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
down 8213
{8213} Prime
שָׁפֵל
shaphel
{shaw-fale'}
A primitive root; to depress or sink (especially figuratively to humiliate, intransitively or transitively).
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
x7563
(7563) Complement
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
to x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
the ground. 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 147:6

_ _ That power is put forth for the good of the meek and suffering pious, and confusion of the wicked (Psalms 146:8, Psalms 146:9).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 147:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 147:6

The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the (e) ground.

(e) For the more high that the wicked climb the greater is their fall in the end.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
lifteth up:

Psalms 25:9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
Psalms 37:11 But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Psalms 145:14 The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all [those that be] bowed down.
Psalms 146:8-9 The LORD openeth [the eyes of] the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous: ... The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
Psalms 149:4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, [and] lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set [them] among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth [are] the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.
Zephaniah 2:3 Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.
Matthew 5:5 Blessed [are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
1 Peter 3:4 But [let it be] the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, [even the ornament] of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

he casteth:

Psalms 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
Psalms 73:18-19 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. ... How are they [brought] into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
Psalms 146:9 The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
2 Peter 2:4-9 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast [them] down to hell, and delivered [them] into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; ... The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
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1S 2:8. Ps 25:9; 37:11; 55:23; 73:18; 145:14; 146:8, 9; 149:4. Zp 2:3. Mt 5:5. Jm 4:10. 1P 3:4; 5:6. 2P 2:4.

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