Psalm 138:6 {137:6}
Good News Translation
Even though you are so high above, you care for the lowly, and the proud cannot hide from you.

Contemporary English Version
Though you are above us all, you care for humble people, and you keep a close watch on everyone who is proud.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

though

Psalm 51:17 A sacrifice to God is an afflicted spirit: a contrite and humbled heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Psalm 113:5,6 Who is as the Lord our God, who dwelleth on high: . . .

1 Samuel 2:7,8 The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth: . . .

Proverbs 3:34 The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 66:2 My hand made all these things, and all these things were made, saith the Lord. But to whom shall I have respect, but to him that is poor and little, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my words?

Luke 1:51-53 He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart. . . .

Luke 14:11 Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Luke 18:14 I say to you, this man went down into his house justified rather than the other: because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

James 4:6 But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5,6 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace. . . .

but the proud

Exodus 18:11 Now I know, that the Lord is great above all gods; because they dealt proudly against them.

Job 40:11,12 Scatter the proud in thy indignation, and behold every arrogant man, and humble him. . . .

Isaiah 2:11,17 The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day. . . .

Ezekiel 28:1-9 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: . . .

Daniel 4:37 0

Daniel 5:20-24 But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto pride, he was put down from the throne of his kingdom, and his glory was taken away. . . .

Acts 12:22,23 And the people made acclamation, saying: It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. . . .

afar off

Psalm 139:2 Thou hast known my sitting down, and my rising up.

Matthew 25:41 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels.

2 Thessalonians 1:9 Who shall suffer eternal punishment in destruction, from the face of the Lord and from the glory of his power:

Context
I Will Give You Thanks with All My Heart
5And let them sing in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord. 6For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.7If I shall walk in the midst of tribulation, thou wilt quicken me: and thou hast stretched forth thy hand against the wrath of my enemies: and thy right hand hath saved me.…
Cross References
Luke 1:48
Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid: for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

James 4:6
But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5
In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

Psalm 18:35
And thou hast given me the protection of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath held me up: And thy discipline hath corrected me unto the end: and thy discipline, the same shall teach me.

Psalm 40:4
Blessed is the man whose trust is in the name of the Lord; and who hath not had regard to vanities, and lying follies.

Psalm 101:5
The man that in private detracted his neighbour, him did I persecute. With him that had a proud eye, and an unsatiable heart, I would not eat.

Psalm 113:4
The Lord is high above all nations; and his glory above the heavens.

Psalm 113:6
and looketh down on the low things in heaven and in earth?

Proverbs 3:34
The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

Isaiah 57:15
For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Jeremiah 48:29
We have heard the pride of Moab, he is exceeding proud: his haughtiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the loftiness of his heart.

Ezekiel 16:49
Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor.

Additional Translations
Though the LORD is on high, He attends to the lowly; but the proud He knows from afar.Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knows afar off.

For though Jehovah is high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly; But the haughty he knoweth from afar.

For the Lord is high, and yet regards the lowly; and he knows high things from afar off.

For Jehovah is high; but he looketh upon the lowly, and the proud he knoweth afar off.

For though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the haughty he knoweth from afar.

Though the LORD is high, yet hath he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

For though Yahweh is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but the proud, he knows from afar.

For high is Jehovah, and the lowly He seeth, And the haughty from afar He knoweth.
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