Luke 14 :11

Luke 14 :11 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

King James Version (KJV)

For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

American Standard Version (ASV)

For everyone that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up.

Webster's Revision

For whoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

World English Bible

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

English Revised Version (ERV)

For every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Definitions for Luke 14 :11

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 14 :11

For whosoever exalteth himself, etc. - This is the unchangeable conduct of God: he is ever abasing the proud, and giving grace, honor, and glory to the humble.

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 14 :11

Whosoever exalteth ... - This is universal among people, and it is also the way in which God will deal with people. "Men" will perpetually endeavor to bring down those who endeavor to exalt themselves; and it is a part of God's regular plan to abase the proud, to bring down the lofty, to raise up those that be bowed down, and show "his" favors to those who are poor and needy.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 14 :11

14:11 Mt 23:12.
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