New American Standard Bible
The LORD will tear down the house of the proud, But He will establish the boundary of the widow.
King James Bible
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.
World English Bible
Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.
Young's Literal Translation
The house of the proud Jehovah pulleth down, And He setteth up the border of the widow.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The widow - Here, as elsewhere Deuteronomy 10:18; Psalm 68:5, the widow, as the most extreme type of desolation, stands as the representative of a class safer in their poverty under the protection of the Lord, than the proud in the haughtiness of their strength.
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.
A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
The LORD protects the strangers; He supports the fatherless and the widow, But He thwarts the way of the wicked.
The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.
Evil plans are an abomination to the LORD, But pleasant words are pure.
Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,
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