Parallel Verses

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.

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 perish 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.

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 guards the feet of His godly (faithful) ones,
But the wicked ones are silenced and perish in darkness;
For a man shall not prevail by might.

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.

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

of his saints
חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

and the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

shall no man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Context Readings

Hannah's Triumphant Prayer

8 He raises up the poor out of the dust, he lifts up the needy from the dunghill, to make them sit with rulers, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are LORD's, and he has set the world upon them. 9 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. 10 Those who strive with LORD shall be broken to pieces. He will thunder against them in heaven. LORD will judge the ends of the earth, and he will give strength to his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.



Cross References

Psalm 33:16-17

There is no king saved by the multitude of an army. A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.

Psalm 91:11-12

for he will give his [heavenly] agents charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

Psalm 121:3

He will not allow thy foot to be moved. He who keeps thee will not slumber.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

1 Peter 1:5

men being kept by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Deuteronomy 33:3

Yea, he loves the people. All his sanctified are in thy hand, and they sat down at thy feet. He shall receive from thy words.

1 Samuel 17:49-50

And David put his hand in his bag, and took from there a stone, and slung it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead. And the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell upon his face to the earth.

Psalm 37:23-24

A man's goings are established by LORD, and he delights in his way.

Psalm 37:28

For LORD loves justice, and forsakes not his sanctified. They are preserved forever, but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot slips, thy loving kindness, O LORD, held me up.

Job 5:16

So a poor man has hope, and iniquity stops her mouth.

Job 5:24

And thou shall know that thy tent is in peace, and thou shall visit thy fold, and shall miss nothing.

Psalm 97:10

O ye who love LORD, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his sanctified. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 121:5

LORD is thy keeper. LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.

Psalm 121:8

LORD will keep thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth and for evermore.

Proverbs 2:8

that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his sanctified.

Proverbs 3:26

For LORD will be thy confidence, and will keep thy foot from being taken.

Proverbs 16:9

A man's heart devises his way, but LORD directs his steps.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eats in gloom, and he is greatly troubled, and has depression and anger.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill, but time and chance happens t

Jeremiah 8:14

Why do we sit still? Assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fortified cities, and let us be silent there. For LORD our God has put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against LORD.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says LORD: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor let the mighty man glory in his might. Let not the rich man glory in his riches,

Zephaniah 1:15

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Zechariah 4:6

Then he answered and spoke to me, saying, This is the word of LORD to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says LORD of hosts.

Matthew 22:12-13

And he says to him, Friend, how did thou come in here not having a wedding garment? But he was speechless.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that as many things as the law says, it says to those in the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become accountable to God.

2 Peter 2:17

These men are waterless wells, and clouds driven by a fierce wind, for whom the gloom of darkness has been reserved into an age.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bondman of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called, sanctified in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:3

Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea foaming out their own shame, wandering stars for whom the gloom of darkness has been reserved into an age.

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