He raises the poor from the dust(A)
and lifts the needy from the garbage pile.(B)
He seats them with noblemen(C)
and gives them a throne of honor.[a]
For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;(D)
He has set the world on them.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 2:8 DSS, LXX add He gives the vow of the one who makes a vow and He blesses the years of the just

16 The Lord has revealed Himself;
He has executed justice,(A)
striking down[a] the wicked[b]
by the work of their hands.(B)Higgaion. Selah

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  1. Psalm 9:16 Or justice, snaring
  2. Psalm 9:16 LXX, Aq, Syr, Tg read justice, the wicked is trapped

By My great strength and outstretched arm,(A) I made the earth,(B) and the people, and animals on the face of the earth. I give it to anyone I please.[a](C) So now I have placed all these lands under the authority of My servant(D) Nebuchadnezzar,(E) king of Babylon. I have even given him the wild animals to serve him. All nations will serve him, his son, and his grandson until the time for his own land comes, and then many nations and great kings will enslave him.(F)

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  1. Jeremiah 27:5 Lit to whomever is upright in My eyes

21 He was driven away from people,(A) his mind was like an animal’s, he lived with the wild donkeys,(B) he was fed grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky until he acknowledged that the Most High God is ruler over the kingdom of men and sets anyone He wants over it.(C)

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