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Psalms 147:6

    Psalms 147:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The LORD lifts up the meek: he casts the wicked down to the ground.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jehovah upholdeth the meek: He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The Lord gives help to the poor in spirit; but he sends sinners down in shame.

    Webster's Revision

    Jehovah upholdeth the meek: He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The LORD upholdeth the meek: he bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

    Definitions for Psalms 147:6

    Meek - Gentle; tender; free from pride.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 147:6

    The Lord lifteth up the meek - The humbled, the afflicted.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 147:6

    The Lord lifteth up the meek - The humble; the poor; the bowed down; the oppressed. See the notes at Psalm 146:8 : "The Lord raiseth them that are bowed down."

    He casteth the wicked down to the ground - See the notes at Psalm 146:9 : "The way of the wicked he turneth upside down."