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Psalm 113:7 ASV
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, And lifteth up the needy from the dunghill;
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Psalm 113:7 BBE
He takes the poor man out of the dust, lifting him up from his low position;
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Psalm 113:7 CEB
God lifts up the poor from the dirt and raises up the needy from the garbage pile
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Psalm 113:7 CJB
He raises the poor from the dust, lifts the needy from the rubbish heap,
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Psalm 113:7 RHE
(112-7) Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill:
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Psalm 113:7 ESV
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap,
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Psalm 113:7 GW
He lifts the poor from the dust. He lifts the needy from a garbage heap.
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Psalm 113:7 GNT
He raises the poor from the dust; he lifts the needy from their misery
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Psalm 113:7 HNV
He raises up the poor out of the dust. Lifts up the needy from the ash heap;
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Psalm 113:7 CSB
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the garbage pile
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Psalm 113:7 KJV
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
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Psalm 113:7 LEB
[He] raises [the] helpless from [the] dust; he lifts [the] needy from [the] ash heap,
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Psalm 113:7 NAS
He raises the poor from the dust And lifts the needy from the ash heap,
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Psalm 113:7 NCV
The Lord lifts the poor from the dirt and takes the helpless from the ashes.
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Psalm 113:7 NIRV
He raises poor people up from the trash pile. He lifts needy people out of the ashes.
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Psalm 113:7 NIV
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
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Psalm 113:7 NKJV
He raises the poor out of the dust, And lifts the needy out of the ash heap,
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Psalm 113:7 NLT
and he lifts the poor from the dirt and the needy from the garbage dump.
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Psalm 113:7 NRS
He raises the poor from the dust, and lifts the needy from the ash heap,
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Psalm 113:7 RSV
He raises the poor from the dust, and lifts the needy from the ash heap,
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Psalm 113:7 DBY
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy,
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Psalm 113:7 MSG
He picks up the poor from out of the dirt, rescues the wretched who've been thrown out with the trash,
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Psalm 113:7 WBT
He raiseth the poor out of the dust, [and] lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
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Psalm 113:7 TMB
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill,
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Psalm 113:7 TNIV
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
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Psalm 113:7 WEB
He raises up the poor out of the dust. Lifts up the needy from the ash heap;
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Psalm 113:7 WYC
Raising a needy man from the earth; and enhancing a poor man from drit. (Raising up the needy from the dust; and lifting up the poor out of the dirt.)
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Psalm 113:7 YLT
He is raising up from the dust the poor, From a dunghill He exalteth the needy.
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Psalms 113 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 113

An exhortation to praise God.

- God has praise from his own people. They have most reason to praise him; for those who attend him as his servants, know him best, and receive most of his favours, and it is easy, pleasant work to speak well of their Master. God's name ought to be praised in every place, from east to west. Within this wide space the Lord's name is to be praised; it ought to be so, though it is not. Ere long it will be, when all nations shall come and worship before him. God is exalted above all blessing and praise. We must therefore say, with holy admiration, Who is like unto the Lord our God? How condescending in him to behold the things in the earth! And what amazing condescension was it for the Son of God to come from heaven to earth, and take our nature upon him, that he might seek and save those that were lost! How vast his love in taking upon him the nature of man, to ransom guilty souls! God sometimes makes glorious his own wisdom and power, when, having some great work to do, he employs those least likely, and least thought of for it by themselves or others. The apostles were sent from fishing to be fishers of men. And this is God's constant method in his kingdom of grace. He takes men, by nature beggars, and even traitors, to be his favourites, his children, kings and priests unto him; and numbers them with the princes of his chosen people. He gives us all our comforts, which are generally the more welcome when long delayed, and no longer expected. Let us pray that those lands which are yet barren, may speedily become fruitful, and produce many converts to join in praising the Lord.

Psalms 113 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 113

Psalms 113:1-9 . God's majesty contrasted with His condescension and gracious dealings towards the humble furnish matter and a call for praise. The Jews, it is said, used this and Psalms 114-118 on their great festivals, and called them the Greater Hallel, or Hymn.

1-3. Earnestness and zeal are denoted by the emphatic repetitions.
servants of the Lord--or, all the people of God.
name of the Lord--perfections ( Psalms 5:11 , 111:9 ).

3. From the rising, &c.--all the world.

4-6. God's exaltation enhances His condescension;

7, 8. which condescension is illustrated as often in raising the worthy poor and needy to honor (compare 1 Samuel 2:8 , Psalms 44:25 ).

9. On this special case, compare 1 Samuel 2:21 . Barrenness was regarded as a disgrace, and is a type of a deserted Church ( Isaiah 54:1 ).
the barren woman . . . house--literally, "the barren of the house," so that the supplied words may be omitted.