Isaiah 32:8
New International Version
But the noble make noble plans, and by noble deeds they stand.

New Living Translation
But generous people plan to do what is generous, and they stand firm in their generosity.

English Standard Version
But he who is noble plans noble things, and on noble things he stands.

Berean Study Bible
But a noble man makes honorable plans; he stands up for worthy causes.

New American Standard Bible
But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

King James Bible
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

Christian Standard Bible
But a noble person plans noble things; he stands up for noble causes.

Contemporary English Version
But helpful people can always be trusted to make helpful plans.

Good News Translation
But an honorable person acts honestly and stands firm for what is right.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But a noble person plans noble things; he stands up for noble causes.

International Standard Version
But those who are decent plan noble things, and by noble deeds they stand."

NET Bible
An honorable man makes honorable plans; his honorable character gives him security.

New Heart English Bible
But the noble devises noble things; and he will continue in noble things.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But honorable people act honorably and stand firm for what is honorable.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; And by liberal things shall he stand.

New American Standard 1977
But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the liberal devises liberal things; and by liberal things shall he rise.

King James 2000 Bible
But the noble plans noble things; and by noble things shall he stand.

American King James Version
But the liberal devises liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

American Standard Version
But the noble deviseth noble things; and in noble things shall he continue.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But the godly have devised wise measures, and this counsel shall stand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the prince will devise such things as are worthy of a prince, and he shah stand above the rulers.

Darby Bible Translation
But the noble deviseth noble things; and to noble things doth he stand.

English Revised Version
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and in liberal things shall he continue.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

World English Bible
But the noble devises noble things; and he will continue in noble things.

Young's Literal Translation
And the noble counselled noble things, And he for noble things riseth up.
Study Bible
A Righteous King
7The weapons of the scoundrel are destructive; he hatches plots to destroy the poor with lies, even when the plea of the needy is just. 8But a noble man makes honorable plans; he stands up for worthy causes.
Cross References
2 Samuel 14:14
For surely we will die and be like water poured out on the ground, which cannot be recovered. Yet God does not take away a life; but He devises ways so that the banished one may not remain estranged from Him.

Proverbs 11:25
A generous soul will prosper, and he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.

Treasury of Scripture

But the liberal devises liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

the liberal

2 Samuel 9:1
And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Job 31:16-21
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; …

Psalm 112:9
He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

stand.







Lexicon
But a noble man
וְנָדִ֖יב (wə·nā·ḏîḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5081: Voluntary, generous, magnanimous, a grandee

makes
יָעָ֑ץ (yā·‘āṣ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3289: To advise, to deliberate, resolve

honorable plans;
נְדִיב֣וֹת (nə·ḏî·ḇō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5081: Voluntary, generous, magnanimous, a grandee

he
וְה֖וּא (wə·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

stands up
יָקֽוּם׃ (yā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

for
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

worthy causes.
נְדִיב֥וֹת (nə·ḏî·ḇō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5081: Voluntary, generous, magnanimous, a grandee
(8) The liberal deviseth liberal things . . .--Better, as before, noble.

Verse 8. - By liberal things shall he stand; or, to liberal things. The Hebrew will bear either sense. SECTION IX. FURTHER DENUNCIATIONS OF ISRAEL, JOINED WITH PROMISES (Isaiah 32:9-20). 32:1-8 Christ our righteous King, and his true disciples, are evidently here intended. The consolations and graces of his Spirit are as rivers of water in this dry land; and as the overhanging rock affords refreshing shade and shelter to the weary traveller in the desert, so his power, truth, and love, yield the believer the only real protection and refreshment in the weary land through which he journeys to heaven. Christ bore the storm himself, to keep it off from us. To him let the trembling sinner flee for refuge; for he alone can protect and refresh us in every trial. See what pains sinners take in sin; they labour at it, their hearts are intent upon it, and with art they work iniquity; but this is our comfort, that they can do no more mischief than God permits. Let us seek to have our hearts more freed from selfishness. The liberal soul devises liberal things concerning God, and desires that He will grant wisdom and prudence, the comforts of his presence, the influence of his Spirit, and in due time the enjoyment of his glory.
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