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New International Version
The LORD sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.
New Living Translation
The LORD makes some poor and others rich; he brings some down and lifts others up.
English Standard Version
The LORD makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and he exalts.
Berean Study Bible
The LORD sends poverty and wealth; He humbles and He exalts.
King James Bible
The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.
New King James Version
The LORD makes poor and makes rich; He brings low and lifts up.
New American Standard Bible
“The LORD makes poor and rich; He humbles, He also exalts.
"The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts.
“The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts.
“The LORD makes poor and makes rich; He brings low and He lifts up.
Christian Standard Bible
The LORD brings poverty and gives wealth; he humbles and he exalts.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD brings poverty and gives wealth; He humbles and He exalts.
American Standard Version
Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich: He bringeth low, he also lifteth up.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH is he who makes poor and makes rich, and he brings down and also raises up!
Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord makes poor, and makes rich; he brings low, and lifts up.
Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, you are the one who makes us rich or poor. You put some in high positions and bring disgrace on others.
The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth.
English Revised Version
The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, he also lifteth up.
Good News Translation
He makes some people poor and others rich; he humbles some and makes others great.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD causes poverty and grants wealth. He humbles [people]; he also promotes them.
International Standard Version
The LORD makes people poor and he makes people rich, he brings them low, and he also exalts them.
JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich; He bringeth low, He also lifteth up.
Literal Standard Version
YHWH dispossesses, and He makes rich, "" He makes low, indeed, He makes high.
The LORD impoverishes and makes wealthy; he humbles and he exalts.
New Heart English Bible
The LORD makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.
World English Bible
Yahweh makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah dispossesseth, and He maketh rich, He maketh low, yea, He maketh high.
Additional Translations ...
ContextHannah's Prayer of Thanksgiving
…6The LORD brings death and gives life; He brings down to Sheol and raises up. 7The LORD sends poverty and wealth; He humbles and He exalts. 8He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap. He seats them among princes and bestows on them a throne of honor. For the foundations of the earth are the LORD’s, and upon them He has set the world.…
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will exalt you.
You might say in your heart, "The power and strength of my hands have made this wealth for me."
But remember that it is the LORD your God who gives you the power to gain wealth, in order to confirm His covenant that He swore to your fathers even to this day.
2 Kings 9:6
So Jehu got up and went into the house, where the young prophet poured the oil on his head and declared, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'I anoint you king over the LORD's people Israel.
saying: "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will return. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."
He sets the lowly on high, so that mourners are lifted to safety.
Look on every proud man and humble him; trample the wicked where they stand.
but it is God who judges; He brings down one and exalts another.
Treasury of Scripture
The LORD makes poor, and makes rich: he brings low, and lifts up.
Deuteronomy 8:17,18 And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth…
Job 1:21 And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.
Job 5:11 To set up on high those that be low; that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.
Psalm 75:7 But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
Isaiah 2:12 For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:
James 1:9,10 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted: …
Parallel Commentaries ...
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 6238: To accumulate, chiefly, to grow, rich
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 8213: To be or become low, to be abased
Strong's 637: Meaning accession, yea, adversatively though
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7311: To be high actively, to rise, raise
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OT History: 1 Samuel 2:7 Yahweh makes poor and makes rich (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa)