No ‘lofty’ in the New Testament – The Holy Bible (KJV)


Lofty
There is a generation,
O how lofty are their eyes!

and their eyelids are lifted up. – Proverbs 30:13

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “lofty”.

Psalms 131:1 Lord, my heart is not haughty,
nor mine eyes lofty:
neither do I exercise myself in great matters,
or in things too high for me.

Proverbs 30:13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes!
and their eyelids are lifted up.

Isaiah 2:11 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled,
and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down,
and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:12 For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be
upon every one that is proud and lofty,
and upon every one that is lifted up;
and he shall be brought low:

Isaiah 5:15 And the mean man shall be brought down,
and the mighty man shall be humbled,
and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:

Isaiah 26:5 For he bringeth down them that dwell on high;
the lofty city,
he layeth it low;
he layeth it low,
even to the ground;
he bringeth it even to the dust.

Isaiah 57:7 Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed:
even thither wentest thou up to offer sacrifice.

Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy;
I dwell in the high and holy place,
with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit,
to revive the spirit of the humble,
and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

WordWeb meaning for ‘lofty’

Adjective: lofty (loftier,loftiest)  lóf-tee

  1. Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    “a noble and lofty concept“;
    exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded
  2. Of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    “lofty mountains“;
    eminent, soaring, towering, prominent
  3. Having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    “lofty ships“;
    gallant, majestic, proud

Derived forms: loftiest, loftier

See also: high, impressive, noble

Encyclopedia: Lofty

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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