What the scriptures say about
EXALT, EXALTED
raise up in rank, honor, praise

EXALT in scriptures [BibleGateway Search]

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Isaiah 2:11,17 - ... Yahweh alone will be exalted in that day


EXALT [International Standard Bible Encyclopedia]

eg-zolt' (rum, gabhah (mappiq he), nasa'; hupsoo):
The Hebrew word most often translated "exalt," "exalted," is rum; "to lift up," "to be or become high."
It is used with reference to both God and man, e.g.
Exodus 15:2, "My father's God, and I will exalt him";
Psalms 99:5,9, "Exalt ye Yahweh our God";
compare Psalms 107:32; 118:28;
1 Samuel 2:10, "Exalt the horn of his anointed";
Job 17:4, "Therefore shalt thou not exalt them";
compare Isaiah 13:2 the King James Version;
Isaiah 14:13;
gabhah, "to be high," figuratively "to be exalted," occurs in Job 36:7; Proverbs 17:19 the King James Version; Isaiah 5:16, etc.; nasa', "to lift up," occurs in Numbers 24:7; 1 Chronicles 29:11, etc.; other words are calal, "to raise up" (Exodus 9:17; Proverbs 4:8), saghabh (Job 5:11; 36:22 the King James Version; Isaiah 2:11,17; 12:4; 33:5), ramam, "to be high" (Job 24:24; Psalms 118:16).

In the New Testament "exalt" is the translation of hupsoo, "to elevate" (not used with reference to God) (Matthew 11:23; 23:12; Acts 2:33; 2 Corinthians 11:7; 1 Peter 5:6, etc.); also (twice) of epairo, "to lift up, upon or against" (2 Corinthians 10:5; 11:20), once of huperairo, "to lift up above" (2 Thessalonians 2:4); in 2 Corinthians 12:7 bis, this word is translated "exalted above measure," the Revised Version (British and American) "exalted overmuch"; huperupsoo, "to lift up above" (Philippians 2:9), is translated "highly exalted"; hupsos, "elevation," is translated "exalted" (James 1:9, the Revised Version (British and American) "high estate").

For "it increaseth" (Job 10:16), the Revised Version (British and American) gives "and if my head exalt itself"; instead of "God exalteth by His, power" (Job 36:22), "God doeth loftily in his power"; for "though thou exalt thyself as the eagle" (Obadiah 1:4), "mount on high"; for "highly esteemed" (Luke 16:15) "exalted"; for "exalteth itself" (2 Corinthians 10:5), "is exalted"; for "He shall lift you up" (James 4:10), "He shall exalt you."

Self-exaltation is strongly condemned, especially by Christ; humbleness is the way to true exaltation (Matthew 23:12; Luke 14:11; 18:14; compare James 4:10; 1 Peter 5:6); the supreme example is that of Christ Himself (Philippians 2:5-11).

W. L. Walker


EXALT [Thompson Chain Reference]
# Of Christ

    * His Exaltation, to Heavenly Places
    * Mark 16:19
    * Luke 22:69
    * Acts 2:36
    * Acts 5:31
    * Ephesians 1:20
    * Philippians 2:9
    * Hebrews 1:9
    * 1 Peter 3:22
    * Revelation 5:12
    * SEE Christ
    * SEE Christ; Head of the Church
    * SEE Christ 

# Of God

    * Psalms 21:13
    * Psalms 47:9
    * Psalms 57:11
    * Psalms 99:5
    * Psalms 108:5
    * Psalms 118:28
    * Isaiah 12:4
    * Isaiah 25:1
    * Isaiah 33:5
    * SEE Honour
    * SEE Glorifying God

# Of Israel

    * Exalted to a High Position when obedient. A type of the true church
    * Deuteronomy 26:19
    * Deuteronomy 28:1
    * Deuteronomy 28:13
    * Deuteronomy 32:13
    * Deuteronomy 33:29
    * Isaiah 14:2
    * Isaiah 45:14
    * Isaiah 49:23
    * Isaiah 60:14
    * SEE God's
    * Under the Special protection of Jehovah
    * SEE Promises, Divine 

# Of Man

    * DOMINION OF, over the natural world
    * Genesis 1:26
    * Genesis 9:2
    * Psalms 8:6
    * Hebrews 2:8
    * James 3:7
    * SEE Preeminence 

# Of Men (Promotion)

    * Examples of Earthly
          o Genesis 39:5
          o Genesis 41:40
          o 1 Kings 11:28
          o Esther 6:11
          o Daniel 2:48
          o Daniel 3:30
          o Daniel 5:29
          o Daniel 6:2
    * Of Unworthy Men
          o Esther 3:1
          o Esther 5:11
          o Proverbs 3:35
          o Proverbs 19:10
          o Proverbs 30:22
          o Ecclesiastes 10:7

# Of Saints

    * Of the Saints promised
    * Psalms 91:14
    * Isaiah 33:16
    * Isaiah 58:14
    * Daniel 12:3
    * Habakkuk 3:19
    * Matthew 19:28
    * Luke 19:17
    * 1 Corinthians 6:2
    * Revelation 3:21
    * Revelation 5:10
    * Revelation 11:12
    * SEE Reward
    * SEE Crowns
    * SEE Eternal; Glory
    * SEE Second Coming of Christ

# Of Self

    * SELF-EXALTATION, the folly of
    * Proverbs 17:19
    * Proverbs 25:6
    * Proverbs 25:7
    * Proverbs 25:27
    * Isaiah 14:13
    * Isaiah 14:14
    * Isaiah 47:10
    * Ezekiel 28:2
    * Ezekiel 31:10
    * Obadiah 1:4
    * Matthew 23:12
    * Mark 10:37
    * SEE Boasting
    * SEE Conceit
    * SEE Pride 

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