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Meekness is opposite of wickedness

( 11 ) Ps 69:32 The humble "`anav" shall see this, and be glad : and your heart shall live that seek God . {humble: or, meek}

.. meek shall see this ..

( 12 ) Ps 76:9 When God arose to judgment , to save all the meek "`anav" of the earth . Selah .

.. judgment to save all the meek ..

( 13 ) Ps 147:6 The LORD lifteth up the meek "`anav": he casteth the wicked down to the ground .

.. The LORD lifteth up the meek ..

A contrasting poetry parallel here

parallel contrast A contrast B other
The LORD lifteth up the meek ..
He casteth down the wicked to the ground

Here we see meekness is the opposite of wickedness. We also see Jesus will lift us up to His level when we are meek, but casts us down to the ground is we are presumptuous, because we are no longer humble. Makes sense doesn't it ? Shalom

The science of salvation comes to us via the medium of the Holy Spirit, and is the gift of ongoing salvation from Jesus and the Father.

( 14 ) Ps 149:4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people : he will beautify the meek "`anav" with salvation .

.. his people he will beautify the meek .. What a lovely picture !

( 15 ) Pr 3:34 Surely he scorneth the scorners : but he giveth grace unto the lowly "`anav" .

.. but he giveth grace unto the meek ..What a lovely picture !

( 16 ) Pr 14:21 He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth : but he that hath mercy on the poor "`anav" , happy is he.

.. but he that hath mercy on the meek ..What a lovely picture !

( 17 ) Pr 16:19 Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly "`anav" , than to divide the spoil with the proud .

.. an humble spirit with the meek .. Nicely said here..

( 18 ) Isa 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor , and reprove with equity for the meek "`anav" of the earth : and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth , and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked . {reprove: or, argue}

.. with equity for the meek ..

( 19 ) Isa 29:19 The meek "`anav" also shall increase their joy in the LORD , and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel . {increase: Heb. add}

.. The meek shall increase their joy ..

( 20 ) Isa 32:7 The instruments also of the churl are evil : he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor "`anav" with lying words , even when the needy speaketh right . {the needy...: or, he speaketh against the poor in judgment}

.. to destroy the meek ..

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