New International Version
He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble.
King James Bible
He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
Darby Bible Translation
He has put down rulers from thrones, and exalted the lowly.
World English Bible
He has put down princes from their thrones. And has exalted the lowly.
Young's Literal Translation
He brought down the mighty from thrones, And He exalted the lowly,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath put down the mighty from their seats - Or, He hath taken down potentates from their thrones. This probably alludes to the removal of Saul from the throne of Israel, and the establishment of the kingdom in the person and family of David. And as Mary spoke prophetically, this saying may also allude to the destruction of the kingdom of Satan and his allies, and the final prevalence of the kingdom of Christ.
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LibraryJuly 19 Morning
He that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.--LUKE 1:49. Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?--Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.--Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy.--Hallowed be thy name. Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people. Who is this …
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The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
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