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Psalms 113:6

    Psalms 113:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Who humbles himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    That humbleth himself to behold The things that are in heaven and in the earth?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Looking down on the heavens, and on the earth?

    Webster's Revision

    That humbleth himself to behold The things that are in heaven and in the earth?

    World English Bible

    Who stoops down to see in heaven and in the earth?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    That humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven and in the earth?

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 113:6

    Who humbleth himself ... - So high that it is necessary he should stoop even to behold the things which seem most lofty to us; and who actually does stoop thus to regard the things which he has made in heaven and on earth.

    To behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth! - More literally, "to look in heaven and in earth." Even to look on heaven, high as it is to us - still more to look on earth, so insignificant as compared with the vast bodies in the heavens - is condescension on the part of God. It requires him to stoop - even to look on the sun - the stars - the distant worlds! Yet he does this. There is not a world which he does not survey constantly; not a creature whose interests he does not regard; not an insect - a flower - an atom - that he does not regard with as much minute attention as though there were nothing else to demand his care.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 113:6

    113:6 Humbleth - Who is so high, that it is a wonderful condescention in him to take any notice of his heavenly host, and much more of sinful and miserable men upon earth.