Psalm 108:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

King James Version

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

International Standard Version

Give us help against the enemy, because human help is useless.

A Conservative Version

Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man.

American Standard Version

Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

Amplified

Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man.

Darby Translation

Give us help from trouble; for vain is man's deliverance.

Holman Bible

Give us aid against the foe, for human help is worthless.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Give us help from trouble; for the salvation of man is deception.

Julia Smith Translation

Give to us help from straits: and vain the salvation of man.

King James 2000

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Give us help against [the] enemy, for the help of humankind [is] futile.

Modern King James verseion

Give us help from trouble; for vain is the deliverance of man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O be thou our help in trouble; for vain is the help of man.

NET Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for any help men might offer is futile.

New Heart English Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

New simplified Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for man's help is in vain.

Webster

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

World English Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give to us help from adversity, And vain is the salvation of man.

References

Watsons

Context Readings

A Plea For Victory

11 Have not You Yourself, O God, rejected us? And will You not go forth with our armies, O God? 12 Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain. 13 Through God we will do valiantly, And it is He who shall tread down our adversaries.


Cross References

Job 9:13

"God will not turn back His anger; Beneath Him crouch the helpers of Rahab.

Job 16:2

"I have heard many such things; Sorry comforters are you all.

Psalm 20:1-9

May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!

Psalm 146:3-5

Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.

Isaiah 2:22

Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils; For why should he be esteemed?

Isaiah 30:3-5

"Therefore the safety of Pharaoh will be your shame And the shelter in the shadow of Egypt, your humiliation.

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptians are men and not God, And their horses are flesh and not spirit; So the LORD will stretch out His hand, And he who helps will stumble And he who is helped will fall, And all of them will come to an end together.

Jeremiah 17:5-8

Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD.

Lamentations 4:17

Yet our eyes failed, Looking for help was useless; In our watching we have watched For a nation that could not save.



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