Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Had I not feared the provocation by the enemy, That their adversaries would misjudge, That they would say, "Our hand is triumphant, And the LORD has not done all this."'

King James Version

Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.

Holman Bible

if I had not feared insult from the enemy, [or feared] that these foes might misunderstand and say: Our own hand has prevailed; it wasn't the Lord who did all this."

International Standard Version

if it weren't for dreading the taunting of their enemies otherwise, their adversary might misinterpret and say, "Our power is great. It isn't the LORD who made all of this happen."'"

A Conservative Version

were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy, lest their adversaries should judge amiss, lest they should say, Our hand is exalted, and LORD has not done all this.

American Standard Version

Were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy, Lest their adversaries should judge amiss, Lest they should say, Our hand is exalted, And Jehovah hath not done all this.

Amplified

Had I not feared the provocation of the foe, lest their enemies misconstrue it and lest they should say, Our own hand has prevailed; all this was not the work of the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

But for the fear that their haters, uplifted in their pride, might say, Our hand is strong, the Lord has not done all this.

Darby Translation

If I did not fear provocation from the enemy, Lest their adversaries should misunderstand it, Lest they should say, Our hand is high, and Jehovah has not done all this.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if I did not fear the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should become vain and lest they should say, Our high hand has done this and not the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

Unless I shall fear the enemy's their adversaries shall dissemble, Lest they shall say, Our high hand And not Jehovah did all this

King James 2000

Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should misunderstand, and lest they should say, Our hand has triumphed, and the LORD has not done all this.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If I had not feared a provocation of [the] enemy, lest their foes might misunderstand, lest they should say, "Our hand is {triumphant}, and Yahweh [did] not do all this." '

Modern King James verseion

were it not the provocation of an enemy I feared, lest their enemies should misconstrue; lest they should say, Our hand is high and Jehovah has not done all this.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

were it not that I feared the railing of their enemies - lest their adversaries would be proud and say: Our high hand hath done all these works, and not the LORD.

NET Bible

But I fear the reaction of their enemies, for their adversaries would misunderstand and say, "Our power is great, and the Lord has not done all this!"'

New Heart English Bible

were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy, lest their adversaries should judge wrongly, lest they should say, 'Our hand is exalted, the LORD has not done all this.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Were it not that the taunt of the foe, I feared, Lest their adversaries should mistake, - Lest they should say - Our own hand, is exalted, It is not Yahweh, therefore who hath wrought all this!

Webster

Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.

World English Bible

were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy, lest their adversaries should judge wrongly, lest they should say, 'Our hand is exalted, Yahweh has not done all this.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

If not -- the anger of an enemy I fear, Lest their adversaries know -- Lest they say, Our hand is high, And Jehovah hath not wrought all this.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Were it not
לוּלי לוּלא 
Luwle' 
except, unless, If, had not, were it not, were it not that
Usage: 14

the wrath
כּעשׂ כּעס 
Ka`ac 
Usage: 25

of the enemy
אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

is high
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

and the Lord

Usage: 0

hath not done
פּעל 
Pa`al 
Usage: 57

References

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Context Readings

Moses' Song

26 'I would have said, "I will cut them to pieces, I will remove the memory of them from men," 27 Had I not feared the provocation by the enemy, That their adversaries would misjudge, That they would say, "Our hand is triumphant, And the LORD has not done all this."' 28 "For they are a nation lacking in counsel, And there is no understanding in them.



Cross References

Psalm 140:8

"Do not grant, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; Do not promote his evil device, that they not be exalted. Selah.

Exodus 32:12

"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.

Numbers 14:15-16

"Now if You slay this people as one man, then the nations who have heard of Your fame will say,

Joshua 7:9

"For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and they will surround us and cut off our name from the earth. And what will You do for Your great name?"

1 Samuel 12:22

"For the LORD will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the LORD has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.

Psalm 115:1-2

Not to us, O LORD, not to us, But to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.

Isaiah 10:8-15

For it says, "Are not my princes all kings?

Isaiah 37:10

"Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of Judah, 'Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you, saying, "Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria."

Isaiah 37:12-23

'Did the gods of those nations which my fathers have destroyed deliver them, even Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden who were in Telassar?

Isaiah 37:28-29

"But I know your sitting down And your going out and your coming in And your raging against Me.

Isaiah 37:35

'For I will defend this city to save it for My own sake and for My servant David's sake.'"

Isaiah 47:7

"Yet you said, 'I will be a queen forever ' These things you did not consider Nor remember the outcome of them.

Jeremiah 19:4

"Because they have forsaken Me and have made this an alien place and have burned sacrifices in it to other gods, that neither they nor their forefathers nor the kings of Judah had ever known, and because they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent

Lamentations 1:9

Her uncleanness was in her skirts; She did not consider her future Therefore she has fallen astonishingly; She has no comforter "See, O LORD, my affliction, For the enemy has magnified himself!"

Ezekiel 20:13-14

"But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness They did not walk in My statutes and they rejected My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live; and My sabbaths they greatly profaned Then I resolved to pour out My wrath on them in the wilderness, to annihilate them.

Ezekiel 20:20-22

'Sanctify My sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between Me and you, that you may know that I am the LORD your God.'

Daniel 4:30-37

"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'

Zechariah 1:14-15

So the angel who was speaking with me said to me, "Proclaim, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "I am exceedingly jealous for Jerusalem and Zion.

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