Luke 14:11

For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For whosoeuer exalteth himselfe, shalbe abased: and hee that humbleth himselfe, shalbe exalted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For everyone that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up.
- Basic English Bible

for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.
- Darby Bible

For whoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
- Webster's Bible

For whoever uplifts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be uplifted.
- Weymouth Bible

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."
- World English Bible

For ech that enhaunsith hym, schal be lowid; and he that meketh hym, schal be hiyed.
- Wycliffe Bible

because every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Luke 14:11


14:11 #Mt 23:12|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 14:11


Lu 14:11 Whosoever exalteth himself, etc. The Lord states a general law, but the final adjustment is often left to another state of being. Many a preacher has failed because he sought a place that was beyond his ability.

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