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1 Samuel 2:7

    1 Samuel 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The LORD makes poor, and makes rich: he brings low, and lifts up.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich: He bringeth low, he also lifteth up.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The Lord gives wealth and takes a man's goods from him: crushing men down and again lifting them up;

    Webster's Revision

    Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich: He bringeth low, he also lifteth up.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, he also lifteth up.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 2:7

    The Lord maketh poor - For many cannot bear affluence, and if God should continue to trust them with riches, they would be their ruin.

    Maketh rich - Some he can trust, and therefore makes them stewards of his secular bounty.