Isaiah 2:17
New International Version
The arrogance of man will be brought low and human pride humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

New Living Translation
Human pride will be humbled, and human arrogance will be brought down. Only the LORD will be exalted on that day of judgment.

English Standard Version
And the haughtiness of man shall be humbled, and the lofty pride of men shall be brought low, and the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Berean Study Bible
So the pride of man will be brought low, and the loftiness of men will be humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

King James Bible
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

New King James Version
The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, And the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; The LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

New American Standard Bible
And the pride of humanity will be humbled And the arrogance of people will be brought low; And the LORD alone will be exalted on that day,

NASB 1995
The pride of man will be humbled And the loftiness of men will be abased; And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

NASB 1977
And the pride of man will be humbled, And the loftiness of men will be abased, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Amplified Bible
Then the pride of man will be humbled And the arrogance of men will be degraded; The LORD alone shall be exalted in that day,

Christian Standard Bible
The pride of mankind will be brought low, and human loftiness will be humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted on that day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So human pride will be brought low, and the loftiness of men will be humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted on that day.

American Standard Version
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; and Jehovah alone shall be exalted in that day.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the loftiness of man shall be laid low, and the pride of man shall be fallen, and LORD JEHOVAH alone shall prevail in that day

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And every man shall be brought low, and the pride of men shall fall: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.

Contemporary English Version
When that day comes, everyone who is proud will be put down. Only the LORD will be honored.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the loftiness of men shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be humbled, and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.

English Revised Version
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be brought low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then arrogant people will be brought down, and high and mighty people will be humbled. On that day the LORD alone will be honored.

International Standard Version
"Humanity's haughtiness will be humbled, male arrogance will be brought low, and the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, And the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; And the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Literal Standard Version
And the haughtiness of man has been bowed down, "" And the loftiness of men humbled, "" And YHWH alone has been set on high in that day.

NET Bible
Proud men will be humiliated, arrogant men will be brought low; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

New Heart English Bible
The idols shall utterly pass away.

World English Bible
The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; and Yahweh alone shall be exalted in that day.

Young's Literal Translation
And bowed down hath been the haughtiness of man, And humbled the loftiness of men, And set on high hath Jehovah alone been in that day.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Day of Reckoning
16against every ship of Tarshish, and against every stately vessel. 17So the pride of man will be brought low, and the loftiness of men will be humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day, 18and the idols will vanish completely.…

Cross References
Psalm 20:8
They collapse and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.

Psalm 46:10
"Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted over the earth."

Isaiah 2:16
against every ship of Tarshish, and against every stately vessel.

Isaiah 2:18
and the idols will vanish completely.

Isaiah 5:16
But the LORD of Hosts will be exalted by His justice, and the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.

Isaiah 30:18
Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore He rises to show you compassion, for the LORD is a just God. Blessed are all who wait for Him.


Treasury of Scripture

And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

the loftiness

Isaiah 2:11
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 13:11
And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

Jeremiah 48:29,30
We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart…









(17) And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down.--Iteration is used as the most solemn form of emphasis. That was the burden of the prophet's song.

Verse 17. - The loftiness of man. This verse interrupts the sequence of the thoughts somewhat awkwardly. It is a sort of refrain (see ver. 11; and for the use of refrains in Hebrew poetry, see Exodus 15:1, 21; Psalm evil. 8, 15, 21, 31), and perhaps comes in for rhythmical reasons, to the detriment of the sense.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So the pride
גַּבְה֣וּת (gaḇ·hūṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1365: Haughtiness

of man
הָאָדָ֔ם (hā·’ā·ḏām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

will be brought low,
וְשַׁח֙ (wə·šaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7817: To bow, be bowed down, crouch

and the loftiness
ר֣וּם (rūm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7312: Height, haughtiness

of men
אֲנָשִׁ֑ים (’ă·nā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

will be humbled;
וְשָׁפֵ֖ל (wə·šā·p̄êl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8213: To be or become low, to be abased

the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

alone
לְבַדּ֖וֹ (lə·ḇad·dōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 905: Separation, a part of the body, branch of a, tree, bar for, carrying, chief of

will be exalted
וְנִשְׂגַּ֧ב (wə·niś·gaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7682: To be, lofty, inaccessible, safe, strong

in that
הַהֽוּא׃ (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

day,
בַּיּ֥וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day


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