Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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

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 raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy, To set him among nobles; and he maketh them inherit a throne of glory; For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah's, and he hath set the world upon them. 9 He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail. 10 They that strive with Jehovah shall be broken to pieces; in the heavens will he thunder upon them. Jehovah will judge the ends of the earth; and he will give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.



Cross References

Psalm 33:16-17

The king is not saved by the multitude of his forces; a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Psalm 91:11-12

For he shall give his angels charge concerning thee, to keep thee in all thy ways:

Psalm 121:3

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom shall be cast out into the outer darkness: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

1 Peter 1:5

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

Deuteronomy 33:3

Yea, he loveth the peoples, All his saints are in thy hand, And they sit down at thy feet; Each receiveth of thy words.

1 Samuel 17:49-50

And David put his hand into the bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, and the stone sank into his forehead; and he fell on his face to the earth.

Psalm 37:23-24

The steps of a man are established by Jehovah, and he delighteth in his way:

Psalm 37:28

for Jehovah loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: They are preserved for ever; but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot slippeth, thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, held me up.

Job 5:16

So the poor hath what he hopeth for, and unrighteousness stoppeth her mouth.

Job 5:24

And thou shalt know that thy tent is in peace; and thou wilt survey thy fold, and miss nothing.

Psalm 97:10

Ye that love Jehovah, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints, he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 121:5

Jehovah is thy keeper, Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand;

Psalm 121:8

Jehovah will keep thy going out and thy coming in, from henceforth and for evermore.

Proverbs 2:8

guarding the paths of just judgment and keeping the way of his godly ones.

Proverbs 3:26

for Jehovah shall be thy confidence, and he will keep thy foot from being taken.

Proverbs 16:9

The heart of man deviseth his way, but Jehovah directeth his steps.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eateth in darkness, and hath much vexation, and sickness, and irritation.

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 the intelligent, nor yet favour to men of knowledge; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

Jeremiah 8:14

Why do we sit still? Assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fenced cities, and let us be silent there: for Jehovah our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus saith Jehovah: Let not the wise glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty glory in his might; let not the rich glory in his riches:

Zephaniah 1:15

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness,

Zechariah 4:6

And he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Matthew 22:12-13

And he says to him, My friend, how camest thou in here not having on a wedding garment? But he was speechless.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the things the law says, it speaks to those under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world be under judgment to God.

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved for ever.

Jude 1:1

Jude, bondman of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called ones beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:3

Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of our common salvation, I have been obliged to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shames; wandering stars, to whom has been reserved the gloom of darkness for eternity.

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