KJV LexiconBehold his soul
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
which is lifted up
to swell; figuratively, be elated -- be lifted up, presume.
is not upright
to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous
in him but the just
just -- just, lawful, righteous (man).
to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively, to revive
by his faith
literally firmness; figuratively security; morally fidelity -- faith(-ful, -ly, -ness, (man), set office, stability, steady, truly, truth, verily.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.
King James Bible
Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Look, his ego is inflated; he is without integrity. But the righteous one will live by his faith.
International Standard Version
"Notice their arrogance— they have no inward uprightness — but the righteous will live by their faith.
Look, the one whose desires are not upright will faint from exhaustion, but the person of integrity will live because of his faithfulness.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Look at the proud person. He is not right in himself. But the righteous person will live because of his faithfulness.
King James 2000 Bible
Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
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