Psalms 75:6

“For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For promotion commeth neither from the East, nor from the West, nor from the South.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For not from the east, nor from the west, Nor from the desert {comes} exaltation;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For neither from the east, nor from the west, Nor yet from the south, `cometh' lifting up.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For honour does not come from the east, or from the west, or uplifting from the south;
- Basic English Bible

For not from the east nor from the west, nor yet from the south doth exaltation [come]:
- Darby Bible

For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
- Webster's Bible

For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor yet from the south, comes exaltation.
- World English Bible

For not from the east, or from the west, Nor from the wilderness -- [is] elevation.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(75:7) For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor yet from the wilderness, cometh lifting up.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 75:6

  • Garmai flomo for verse 6
    God's promote and no man demote.....It is permanent. ......
  • This psalms rings in my heart to relax, God knows what I need and when I need it. He knows how to set my feet on high while I learn how to be content with what I have. I don 't have to worry about a thing. If God be for me....No one can take what belongs to me by God.
  • My own thought about this verse is that in ALL situations in life,GOD will never share is glory with man.
  • Anonymous for verse 6
    Our destinies are programmed by our maker. And so every step,height we attain in life has already been set by God, our duties is to align with Him NOT man to accessing it.
  • It means blessings come from God and not man. God says in his word "not by power nor by might, but by my spirit says the Lord. " Also, his word says when you please Him, He will bless you to find favor in man therefore, it takes God 's favor in whatever endeavors you attempt in life. So why settle for less, when you can get the best, and that 's through Jesus Christ.
  • This verse shows me that if we are in Christ Jesus,and he in us,we don 't have to fight anyone for what his yours.we dont have to Lie, Cheat,and bring down anyone.because in due time God will step in,if that Promotion was your from the foundation.it,still his wait on it, whatever it is just wait.He his still God,

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