11 he (A)sets on high those who are lowly,
    and those who mourn are lifted to safety.

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but it is (A)God who executes judgment,
    (B)putting down one and lifting up another.

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40 (A)he pours contempt on princes
    and (B)makes them wander (C)in trackless wastes;
41 but (D)he raises up the needy out of affliction
    and (E)makes their families like flocks.

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He (A)raises the poor from the dust
    and lifts the needy from the ash heap,
to make them (B)sit with princes,
    with the princes of his people.

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The Lord (A)lifts up the humble;[a]
    he casts the wicked to the ground.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 147:6 Or afflicted

26 thus says the Lord God: Remove the turban and take off the crown. Things shall not remain as they are. (A)Exalt that which is low, and bring low that which is exalted.

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10 (A)Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

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