Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if I whet the resplendence of my sword and my hand takes hold on judgment, I will render vengeance to my enemies and will recompense those that hate me.

New American Standard Bible

If I sharpen My flashing sword, And My hand takes hold on justice, I will render vengeance on My adversaries, And I will repay those who hate Me.

King James Version

If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

Holman Bible

when I sharpen My flashing sword,
and My hand takes hold of judgment,
I will take vengeance on My adversaries
and repay those who hate Me.

International Standard Version

I'll whet my shining sword, with my hands in firm grasp of judgment. I'll show vengeance on my adversary and repay those who keep on hating me.

A Conservative Version

if I whet my glittering sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment, I will render vengeance to my adversaries, and will recompense those who hate me.

American Standard Version

If I whet my glittering sword, And my hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to mine adversaries, And will recompense them that hate me.

Amplified

If I whet My lightning sword and My hand takes hold on judgment, I will wreak vengeance on My foes and recompense those who hate Me.

Bible in Basic English

If I make sharp my shining sword, and my hand is outstretched for judging, I will give punishment to those who are against me, and their right reward to my haters.

Darby Translation

If I have sharpened my gleaming sword, And my hand take hold of judgment, I will render vengeance to mine adversaries, And will recompense them that hate me.

Julia Smith Translation

If I sharpened the lightning of my sword, And my hand shall lay hold upon judgment, I will turn back vengeance to mine adversaries, And to those hating me I will requite,

King James 2000

If I whet my glittering sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When I sharpen {my flashing sword}, and my hand takes hold [of it] in judgment, {I will take reprisals against my foes}, and my haters I will repay.

Modern King James verseion

If I sharpen My glittering sword, and if My hand takes hold in judgment, I will give vengeance to My enemies and will reward those that hate Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I whet the lightning of my sword, and mine hand take in hand to do justice, I will show vengeance on mine enemies and will reward them that hate me.

NET Bible

I will sharpen my lightning-like sword, and my hand will grasp hold of the weapon of judgment; I will execute vengeance on my foes, and repay those who hate me!

New Heart English Bible

if I whet my glittering sword, My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my adversaries, and will recompense those who hate me.

The Emphasized Bible

If I whet my flashing sword, And my hand take bold on justice, I will return vengeance unto mine adversaries, And them who hate me, will I requite:

Webster

If I shall whet my glittering sword, and my hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

World English Bible

if I whet my glittering sword, My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my adversaries, and will recompense those who hate me.

Youngs Literal Translation

If I have sharpened the brightness of My sword, And My hand doth lay hold on judgment, I turn back vengeance to Mine adversaries, And to those hating Me -- I repay!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I whet
שׁנן 
Shanan 
Usage: 9

בּרק 
Baraq 
Usage: 21

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

and mine hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

I will render
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 17

צר צר 
Tsar 
Usage: 109

and will reward
שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

References

Context Readings

Moses' Song

40 When I shall lift up my hand to the heavens and shall say, I live for ever, 41 if I whet the resplendence of my sword and my hand takes hold on judgment, I will render vengeance to my enemies and will recompense those that hate me. 42 I will make my arrows drunk with blood and my sword shall devour flesh, in the blood of the slain and of the captives of the heads, in revenge as an enemy.



Cross References

Isaiah 66:16

For by fire and by his sword will the LORD judge all flesh; and the slain of the LORD shall be multiplied.

Psalm 7:12

If he does not turn, he will whet his sword; he has bent his bow and made it ready.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall visit punishment upon leviathan the fleeing serpent, and upon leviathan that serpent of double vision; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

Isaiah 34:5-6

For in the heavens my sword shall become drunk; behold, it shall come down in judgment upon Idumea or Edom and upon the people of my anathema.

Exodus 20:5

Thou shalt not bow down to them nor serve them; for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons unto the third and fourth generation of those that hate me

Deuteronomy 5:9

Thou shalt not bow down to them nor serve them, for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons unto the third and fourth generation of those that hate me

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance and recompense are mine, in the time when their foot shall slide; for the day of their calamity is at hand and that which is determined upon them makes haste.

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of the hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease myself of my adversaries and avenge myself of my enemies;

Isaiah 59:18

so as to give payment, so as to repay the vengeance of his enemies, and repay his adversaries; to the islands he will give recompense.

Isaiah 66:6

A voice of noise from the city, a voice of the temple, a voice of the LORD that renders recompense to his enemies.

Jeremiah 50:29

Call together the archers against Babylon; all ye that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she has done, do unto her; for she has become proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.

Ezekiel 21:9-15

Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus hath the LORD said: Say, A sword, a sword is sharpened, and also furbished:

Ezekiel 21:20

Show the way that the sword will come to Rabbath of the Ammonites and to Judah against Jerusalem, the defenced.

Zephaniah 2:12

Ye Ethiopians also, ye shall be slain by my sword.

Mark 1:2

as it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Romans 1:30

backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

Romans 8:7

because the prudence of the flesh is enmity against God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, neither indeed can it.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, rash, puffed up, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God,

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