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1 Samuel 2:6–7

nThe Lord kills and brings to life;

he brings down to Sheol and raises up.

oThe Lord makes poor and makes rich;

phe brings low and he exalts.

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1 Samuel 2:6–7 — The New International Version (NIV)

“The Lord brings death and makes alive;

he brings down to the grave and raises up.

The Lord sends poverty and wealth;

he humbles and he exalts.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The Lord killeth, and maketh alive:

He bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.

The Lord maketh poor, and maketh rich:

He bringeth low, and lifteth up.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord gives both death and life;

he brings some down to the grave but raises others up.

The Lord makes some poor and others rich;

he brings some down and lifts others up.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“The Lord kills and makes alive;

He brings down to the grave and brings up.

The Lord makes poor and makes rich;

He brings low and lifts up.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

“The Lord sends death,

and he brings to life.

He sends people to the grave,

and he raises them to life again.

The Lord makes some people poor,

and others he makes rich.

He makes some people humble,

and others he makes great.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Jehovah killeth, and maketh alive:

He bringeth down to Sheol, and bringeth up.

Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich:

He bringeth low, he also lifteth up.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Jehovah killeth, and maketh alive; he bringeth down to Sheol, and bringeth up. Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich, he bringeth low, also he lifteth up:

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“The Lord kills, and he gives life. 

He makes ⸤people⸥ go down to the grave, and he raises them up ⸤again⸥. 

The Lord causes poverty and grants wealth. 

He humbles ⸤people⸥; he also promotes them. 

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Lord brings death and gives life;

He sends some to Sheol, and He raises others up.

The Lord brings poverty and gives wealth;

He humbles and He exalts.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Lord kills and brings to life;

he brings down to Sheol and raises up.

The Lord makes poor and makes rich;

he brings low, he also exalts.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Yahweh kills and restores alive,

he brings down to Sheol and raises up.

Yahweh makes poor and makes rich;

he brings low and also exalts.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“The Lord causes people to die. He also gives people life.

He brings people down to the grave. He also brings people up.

The Lord makes people poor. He also makes people rich.

He brings people down. He also lifts people up.

1 Samuel 2:6–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“The Lord kills and makes alive;

He brings down to Sheol and raises up.

“The Lord makes poor and rich;

He brings low, He also exalts.


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