James 4:6
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English Standard Version
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

King James Bible
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

American Standard Version
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture'saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

English Revised Version
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Webster's Bible Translation
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Weymouth New Testament
But He gives more abundant grace, as is implied in His saying, "God sets Himself against the haughty, but to the lowly He gives grace."

James 4:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Resisteth

See on 1 Peter 5:5.

Proud

See on Mark 7:22.

Humble

See on Matthew 7:29.

James 4:6 Parallel Commentaries

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God.

Exodus 10:3,4 And Moses and Aaron came in to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus said the LORD God of the Hebrews...

Exodus 15:9,10 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied on them; I will draw my sword...

Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them.

1 Samuel 2:3 Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge...

Job 22:29 When men are cast down, then you shall say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.

Job 40:10-12 Deck yourself now with majesty and excellency; and array yourself with glory and beauty...

Psalm 138:6 Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knows afar off.

Proverbs 3:34 Surely he scorns the scorners: but he gives grace to the lowly.

Proverbs 6:16,17 These six things does the LORD hate: yes, seven are an abomination to him...

Proverbs 29:23 A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Isaiah 2:11,12,17 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down...

Isaiah 10:8-14 For he said, Are not my princes altogether kings...

Isaiah 16:6,7 We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath...

Daniel 4:37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment...

Daniel 5:20-23 But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne...

Matthew 23:12 And whoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.

Luke 1:52 He has put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.

Luke 14:11 For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Luke 18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalts himself shall be abased...

1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility...

giveth grace.

2 Chronicles 32:26 Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem...

2 Chronicles 33:12,19,23 And when he was in affliction, he sought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers...

2 Chronicles 34:27 Because your heart was tender, and you did humble yourself before God, when you heard his words against this place...

Job 22:29 When men are cast down, then you shall say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.

Psalm 9:12 When he makes inquisition for blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.

Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.

Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.

Proverbs 22:4 By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honor, and life.

Isaiah 57:15 For thus said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place...

Cross References
Job 22:29
For when they are humbled you say, 'It is because of pride'; but he saves the lowly.

Psalm 138:6
For though the LORD is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar.

Proverbs 3:34
Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor.

Proverbs 29:23
One's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

Isaiah 54:7
For a brief moment I deserted you, but with great compassion I will gather you.

Matthew 13:12
For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.

Matthew 23:12
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

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