New American Standard Bible
The LORD supports the afflicted; He brings down the wicked to the ground.
King James Bible
The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah lifteth up the meek; he abaseth the wicked to the earth.
World English Bible
Yahweh upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah is causing the meek to stand, Making low the wicked unto the earth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The Lord lifteth up the meek - The humble; the poor; the bowed down; the oppressed. See the notes at Psalm 146:8 : "The Lord raiseth them that are bowed down."
He casteth the wicked down to the ground - See the notes at Psalm 146:9 : "The way of the wicked he turneth upside down."
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1 Samuel 5:6
Now the hand of the LORD was heavy on the Ashdodites, and He ravaged them and smote them with tumors, both Ashdod and its territories.
When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, Because the LORD is the One who holds his hand.
But God is the Judge; He puts down one and exalts another.
The LORD opens the eyes of the blind; The LORD raises up those who are bowed down; The LORD loves the righteous;
The LORD protects the strangers; He supports the fatherless and the widow, But He thwarts the way of the wicked.
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