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1 Samuel 2:8

qHe raises up the poor from the dust;

he lifts the needy from the ash heap

rto make them sit with princes

and inherit a seat of honor.

sFor the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s,

and on them he has set the world.

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1 Samuel 2:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

He raises the poor from the dust

and lifts the needy from the ash heap;

he seats them with princes

and has them inherit a throne of honor.

“For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;

on them he has set the world.

1 Samuel 2:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust,

And lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill,

To set them among princes,

And to make them inherit the throne of glory:

For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s,

And he hath set the world upon them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

He lifts the poor from the dust

and the needy from the garbage dump.

He sets them among princes,

placing them in seats of honor.

For all the earth is the Lord’s,

and he has set the world in order.

1 Samuel 2:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He raises the poor from the dust

And lifts the beggar from the ash heap,

To set them among princes

And make them inherit the throne of glory.

“For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s,

And He has set the world upon them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord raises the poor up from the dust,

and he lifts the needy from the ashes.

He lets the poor sit with princes

and receive a throne of honor.

“The foundations of the earth belong to the Lord,

and the Lord set the world upon them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust,

He lifteth up the needy from the dunghill,

To make them sit with princes,

And inherit the throne of glory:

For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah’s,

And he hath set the world upon them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy, To set him among nobles; and he maketh them inherit a throne of glory; For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah’s, and he hath set the world upon them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

He raises the poor from the dust. 

He lifts the needy from the trash heap 

in order to make them sit with nobles 

and even to make them inherit a glorious throne. 

“The pillars of the earth are the Lord’s. 

He has set the world on them. 

1 Samuel 2:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He raises the poor from the dust

and lifts the needy from the garbage pile.

He seats them with noblemen

and gives them a throne of honor.

For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;

He has set the world on them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

He raises up the poor from the dust;

he lifts the needy from the ash heap,

to make them sit with princes

and inherit a seat of honor.

For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s,

and on them he has set the world.

1 Samuel 2:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He raises up the poor from the dust.

From the ash heap he lifts up the needy,

to cause them to sit with noble people

and to cause them to inherit a seat of honor.

For the pillars of the earth belong to Yahweh

and he has set the inhabited world on them.

1 Samuel 2:8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

He raises poor people up from the trash pile.

He lifts needy people out of the ashes.

He lets them sit with princes.

He gives them places of honor.

“The foundations of the earth belong to the Lord.

On them he has set the world.

1 Samuel 2:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“He raises the poor from the dust,

He lifts the needy from the ash heap

To make them sit with nobles,

And inherit a seat of honor;

For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s,

And He set the world on them.


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