Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

King James Version

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Holman Bible

He guards the steps of His faithful ones, but the wicked are silenced in darkness, for a man does not prevail by [his own] strength.

International Standard Version

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

A Conservative Version

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness, for by strength no man shall prevail.

American Standard Version

He will keep the feet of his holy ones; But the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; For by strength shall no man prevail.

Amplified

He will guard the feet of His godly ones, but the wicked shall be silenced and perish in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Bible in Basic English

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the evil-doers will come to their end in the dark night, for by strength no man will overcome.

Darby Translation

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked perish in darkness, for no man shall prevail by their own strength.

Julia Smith Translation

He will watch the feet of the merciful and the unjust shall be silent in darkness; for not by strength shall man prevail.

King James 2000

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, but the wicked will be destroyed in the darkness, because a man will not prevail by [his] might.

Modern King James verseion

He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He will keep the feet of his saints but the wicked shall keep silence in darkness. For in his own might shall no man be strong.

NET Bible

He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.

New Heart English Bible

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness. For no man shall prevail by strength.

The Emphasized Bible

The feet of his loving ones, he doth guard, But, the lawless, in darkness shall be silent, - For, by strength, shall no man prevail.

Webster

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

World English Bible

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.

Youngs Literal Translation

The feet of His saints He keepeth, And the wicked in darkness are silent, For not by power doth man become mighty.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He will keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the feet
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

and the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

Context Readings

Hannah's Triumphant Prayer

8 "He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them. 9 "He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail. 10 "Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered; Against them He will thunder in the heavens, The LORD will judge the ends of the earth; And He will give strength to His king, And will exalt the horn of His anointed."



Cross References

Psalm 33:16-17

The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great strength.

Psalm 91:11-12

For He will give His angels charge concerning you, To guard you in all your ways.

Psalm 121:3

He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

1 Peter 1:5

who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Deuteronomy 33:3

"Indeed, He loves the people; All Your holy ones are in Your hand, And they followed in Your steps; Everyone receives of Your words.

1 Samuel 17:49-50

And David put his hand into his bag and took from it a stone and slung it, and struck the Philistine on his forehead. And the stone sank into his forehead, so that he fell on his face to the ground.

Psalm 37:23-24

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

Psalm 37:28

For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 94:18

If I should say, "My foot has slipped," Your lovingkindness, O LORD, will hold me up.

Job 5:16

"So the helpless has hope, And unrighteousness must shut its mouth.

Job 5:24

"You will know that your tent is secure, For you will visit your abode and fear no loss.

Psalm 97:10

Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 121:5

The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade on your right hand.

Psalm 121:8

The LORD will guard your going out and your coming in From this time forth and forever.

Proverbs 2:8

Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones.

Proverbs 3:26

For the LORD will be your confidence And will keep your foot from being caught.

Proverbs 16:9

The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.

Jeremiah 8:14

Why are we sitting still? Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the fortified cities And let us perish there, Because the LORD our God has doomed us And given us poisoned water to drink, For we have sinned against the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;

Zephaniah 1:15

A day of wrath is that day, A day of trouble and distress, A day of destruction and desolation, A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness,

Zechariah 4:6

Then he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel saying, 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 22:12-13

and he said to him, 'Friend, how did you come in here without wedding clothes?' And the man was speechless.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:3

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.



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