Job 22:29
New International Version
When people are brought low and you say, ‘Lift them up!’ then he will save the downcast.

New Living Translation
If people are in trouble and you say, ‘Help them,’ God will save them.

English Standard Version
For when they are humbled you say, ‘It is because of pride’; but he saves the lowly.

Berean Study Bible
When men are brought low and you say, ‘Lift them up!’ then He will save the lowly.

King James Bible
When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.

New King James Version
When they cast you down, and you say, ‘Exaltation will come!’ Then He will save the humble person.

New American Standard Bible
“When they have brought you low, you will speak with confidence, And He will save the humble person.

NASB 1995
“When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence, And the humble person He will save.

NASB 1977
“When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence And the humble person He will save.

Amplified Bible
“When you are cast down and humbled, you will speak with confidence, And the humble person He will lift up and save.

Christian Standard Bible
When others are humiliated and you say, “Lift them up,” God will save the humble.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When others are humiliated and you say, “Lift them up,” God will save the humble.

American Standard Version
When they cast thee down, thou shalt say, There is lifting up; And the humble person he will save.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because he who is humbled, he says that he will be lifted up, and he whose his eyes are meek shall be redeemed

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Because thou hast humbled thyself; and thou shalt say, Man has behaved proudly, but he shall save him that is of lowly eyes.

Contemporary English Version
When others are disgraced, God will clear their names in answer to your prayers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that hath been humbled, shall be in glory: and he that shall bow down his eyes, he shall be saved.

English Revised Version
When they cast thee down, thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and the humble person he shall save.

Good News Translation
God brings down the proud and saves the humble.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When others are discouraged, you will say, 'Cheer up!' Then he will save the humble person.

International Standard Version
"For when they're humbled, you may respond; 'It's their pride!' but he delivers the humble.

JPS Tanakh 1917
When they cast thee down, thou shalt say: 'There is lifting up'; For the humble person He saveth.

Literal Standard Version
For they have made low, And you say, Lift up. And He saves the bowed down of eyes.

NET Bible
When people are brought low and you say 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast;

New Heart English Bible
When they cast down, you shall say, 'be lifted up.' And he will save the humble.

World English Bible
When they cast down, you shall say, 'be lifted up.' He will save the humble person.

Young's Literal Translation
For they have made low, And thou sayest, 'Lift up.' And the bowed down of eyes he saveth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Eliphaz Exhorts Job
28Your decisions will be carried out, and light will shine on your ways. 29When men are brought low and you say, ‘Lift them up!’ then He will save the lowly. 30He will deliver even one who is not innocent, rescuing him through the cleanness of your hands.”…

Cross References
Matthew 23:12
For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

James 4:6
But He gives us more grace. This is why it says: "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

1 Peter 5:5
Young men, in the same way, submit yourselves to your elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Job 5:11
He sets the lowly on high, so that mourners are lifted to safety.

Job 36:7
He does not take His eyes off the righteous, but He enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.


Treasury of Scripture

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

men

Job 5:19
He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

Psalm 9:2,3
I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High…

Psalm 91:14-16
Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name…

he shall

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

Isaiah 57:15
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Luke 14:11
For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

the humble person.

Psalm 138:6
Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

Isaiah 66:2
For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

Ezekiel 21:26,27
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high…









(29) There is lifting up.--This may be its meaning, but some understand it in a bad sense: "When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, It was pride that caused their fall."

Verse 29.- When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; rather, when men cast down and thou shalt say, Let there be lifting up

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

men are brought low
הִ֭שְׁפִּילוּ (hiš·pî·lū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8213: To be or become low, to be abased

and you say,
וַתֹּ֣אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘Lift them up,’
גֵּוָ֑ה (gê·wāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1466: Exaltation, arrogance

then He will save
יוֹשִֽׁעַ׃ (yō·wō·ši·a‘)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3467: To be open, wide, free, to be safe, to free, succor

the lowly.
וְשַׁ֖ח (wə·šaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7807: Sunk, downcast


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