Psalms 113:8

8 he seats them with princes, with the princes of his people.

Psalms 113:8 in Other Translations

8 That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.
8 to make them sit with princes, with the princes of his people.
8 He sets them among princes, even the princes of his own people!
8 Seats them among the honored guests, a place of honor among the brightest and best.
8 in order to seat them with nobles- with the nobles of His people.

Psalms 113:8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 113:8

That he may set [him] with princes
As all the saints are by birth, being the sons of God, the King of kings; born of him, and not of the will of man; and are of a princely spirit, have a free spirit, and offer themselves and services willingly to the Lord; have the spirit of adoption, in opposition to a spirit of bondage; and, as princes, have power with God and prevail; and are also heirs of God, heirs of salvation, heirs of a kingdom, as princes be; now such as are raised by Christ and his grace from a low estate and condition are set among those princes here; they are brought to Zion, and have a place and a name in the house of God, better than that of sons and daughters; and become fellowcitizens with the saints; and they are set among princes hereafter in the kingdom of heaven.

Even with the princes of his people;
the more eminent among the people of God, such as Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, with whom they shall sit down in the kingdom of heaven; and with the prophets of the Old Testament, and the apostles of the New; and even with all the saints, who are made kings and priests unto God; see ( Psalms 45:16 ) .

Psalms 113:8 In-Context

6 who stoops down to look on the heavens and the earth?
7 He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
8 he seats them with princes, with the princes of his people.
9 He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the LORD.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 9:11; Job 36:7