New Living Translation
I will boast only in the LORD; let all who are helpless take heart.
King James Bible
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
Darby Bible Translation
My soul shall make its boast in Jehovah: the meek shall hear, and rejoice.
World English Bible
My soul shall boast in Yahweh. The humble shall hear of it, and be glad.
Young's Literal Translation
In Jehovah doth my soul boast herself, Hear do the humble and rejoice.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
34:2 Shall boast - Shall glory in this, that I have so powerful and so gracious a master. The humble - The righteous.
LibraryLooking unto Jesus
"Till God in human flesh I see, My thoughts no comfort find,--" God shrouded and veiled in the manhood,--there we can with steady gaze behold him, for so he cometh down to us, and our poor finite intelligence can understand and lay hold upon him. I shall therefore use my text this morning, and I think very legitimately, in reference to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ--"They looked unto him, and were lightened;" for when we look at God, as revealed in Jesus Christ our Lord, and behold the Godhead …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
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Mary responded, "Oh, how my soul praises the Lord.
1 Corinthians 1:31
Therefore, as the Scriptures say, "If you want to boast, boast only about the LORD."
O God, we give glory to you all day long and constantly praise your name. Interlude
The humble will see their God at work and be glad. Let all who seek God's help be encouraged.
May all who fear you find in me a cause for joy, for I have put my hope in your word.
But those who wish to boast should boast in this alone: that they truly know me and understand that I am the LORD who demonstrates unfailing love and who brings justice and righteousness to the earth, and that I delight in these things. I, the LORD, have spoken!
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