1 Samuel 2:8
Good News Translation
He lifts the poor from the dust and raises the needy from their misery. He makes them companions of princes and puts them in places of honor. The foundations of the earth belong to the LORD; on them he has built the world.

Contemporary English Version
You lift the poor and homeless out of the garbage dump and give them places of honor in royal palaces. You set the world on foundations, and they belong to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

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He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

the poor

Job 2:8 And he took a potsherd and scraped the corrupt matter, sitting on a dunghill.

Job 42:10-12 The Lord also was turned at the penance of Job, when he prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before. . . .

Psalm 113:7,8 Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill: . . .

Daniel 4:17 The tree which thou sawest, which was high and strong, whose height reached to the skies, and the sight thereof into all the earth:

Luke 1:51,52 He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart. . . .

set them

1 Samuel 15:17 And Samuel said: When thou wast a little one in thy own eyes, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel? And the Lord anointed thee to be king over Israel.

Genesis 41:14,40 Forthwith at the king's command Joseph was brought out of the prison, and they shaved him: and changing his apparel brought him in to him. . . .

2 Samuel 7:8 And now thus shalt thou speak to my servant David: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I took thee out of the pastures from following the sheep to be ruler over my people Israel:

Job 36:6,7 But he saveth not the wicked, and he giveth judgment to the poor. . . .

Ecclesiastes 4:14 Because out of prison and chains sometimes a man cometh forth to a kingdom: and another born king is consumed with poverty.

Daniel 2:48 Then the king advanced Daniel to a high station, and gave him many and great gifts: and he made him governor over all the provinces of Babylon: and chief of the magistrates over all the wise men of Babylon.

Daniel 6:3 And Daniel excelled all the princes, and governors: because a greater spirit of God was in him.

James 2:5 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him?

Revelation 1:6 And hath made us a kingdom, and priests to God and his Father. To him be glory and empire for ever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 3:21 To him that shall overcome, I will give to sit with me in my throne: as I also have overcome and am set down with my Father in his throne.

Revelation 5:10 And hast made us to our God a kingdom and priests, and we shall reign on the earth.

Revelation 22:5 And night shall be no more. And they shall not need the light of the lamp, nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God shall enlighten then. And they shall reign for ever and ever.

the pillars

Job 38:4-6 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? tell me if thou hast understanding. . . .

Psalm 24:2 For he hath founded it upon the seas; and hath prepared it upon the rivers.

Psalm 102:25 In the beginning, O Lord, thou foundedst the earth: and the heavens are the works of thy hands.

Psalm 104:5 Who hast founded the earth upon its own bases: it shall not be moved for ever and ever.

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory and the figure of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, making purgation of sins, sitteth on the right hand of the majesty on high:

Context
Hannah's Prayer of Thanksgiving
7The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth: 8He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.9He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; because no man shall prevail by his own strength.…
Cross References
James 2:5
Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him?

2 Samuel 7:8
And now thus shalt thou speak to my servant David: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I took thee out of the pastures from following the sheep to be ruler over my people Israel:

1 Kings 16:2
For as much as I have exalted thee out of the dust and made thee prince over my people Israel, and thou hast walked in the way of Jeroboam, and hast made my people Israel to sin, to provoke me to anger with their sins:

2 Kings 9:6
And he arose, and went into the chamber: and he poured the oil upon his head, and said: Thus saith the Lord God of Israel: I have anointed thee king over Israel, the people of the Lord.

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: as it hath pleased the Lord, so is it done: blessed be the name of the Lord.

Job 36:7
He will not take away his eyes from the just, and he placeth kings on the throne for ever, and they are exalted.

Job 38:4
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? tell me if thou hast understanding.

Job 42:10
The Lord also was turned at the penance of Job, when he prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Psalm 75:3
The earth is melted, and all that dwell therein: I have established the pillars thereof.

Psalm 75:7
For God is the judge. One he putteth down, and another he lifteth up:

Psalm 104:5
Who hast founded the earth upon its own bases: it shall not be moved for ever and ever.

Psalm 107:41
And he helped the poor out of poverty: and made him families like a flock of sheep.

Psalm 113:7
Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill:

Psalm 113:8
That he may place him with princes, with the princes of his people.

Isaiah 22:23
And I will fasten him as a peg in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to the house of his father.

Daniel 2:48
Then the king advanced Daniel to a high station, and gave him many and great gifts: and he made him governor over all the provinces of Babylon: and chief of the magistrates over all the wise men of Babylon.

Daniel 4:17
The tree which thou sawest, which was high and strong, whose height reached to the skies, and the sight thereof into all the earth:

Additional Translations
He 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.He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD's, and he has set the world on them.

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, He lifteth up the needy from the dunghill, To make them sit with princes, And inherit the throne of glory: For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah's, And he hath set the world upon them.

He lifts up the poor from the earth, and raises the needy from the dunghill; to seat him with the princes of the people, and causing them to inherit the throne of glory:

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy, To set [him] among nobles; and he maketh them inherit a throne of glory; For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah's, and he hath set the world upon them.

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, he lifteth up the needy from the dunghill, to make them sit with princes, and inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.

He raiseth the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.

He raises up the poor out of the dust. He lifts up the needy from the dunghill, To make them sit with princes, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are Yahweh's. He has set the world on them.

He raiseth from the dust the poor, From a dunghill He lifteth up the needy, To cause them to sit with nobles, Yea, a throne of honour He doth cause them to inherit, For to Jehovah are the fixtures of earth, And He setteth on them the habitable world.
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