Job 5:11

“To set up on high those that be low; that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To set vp on high those that be low; that those which mourne, may be exalted to safetie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So that He sets on high those who are lowly, And those who mourn are lifted to safety.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So that he setteth up on high those that are low, And those that mourn are exalted to safety.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Lifting up those who are low, and putting the sad in a safe place;
- Basic English Bible

Setting up on high those that are low; and mourners are exalted to prosperity.
- Darby Bible

To set on high those that are low: that those who mourn may be exalted to safety.
- Webster's Bible

so that he sets up on high those who are low, those who mourn are exalted to safety.
- World English Bible

To set the low on a high place, And the mourners have been high [in] safety.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So that He setteth up on high those that are low, and those that mourn are exalted to safety.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 5:11


5:11 To set up - That is, he setteth up. Another example of God's great and wonderful works. He gives this instance to comfort and encourage Job to seek to God, because he can raise him out of his greatest depths.


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