Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Happy are thou, O Israel. Who is like thee, a people saved by LORD, the shield of thy help, and the sword of thy excellency! And thine enemies shall submit themselves to thee, and thou shall tread upon their high places.

New American Standard Bible

Blessed are you, O Israel;
Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord,
Who is the shield of your help
And the sword of your majesty!
So your enemies will cringe before you,
And you will tread upon their high places.”

King James Version

Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Holman Bible

How happy you are, Israel!
Who is like you,
a people saved by the Lord?
He is the shield that protects you,
the sword you boast in.
Your enemies will cringe before you,
and you will tread on their backs.

International Standard Version

How blessed are you, Israel! Who can be like you, a people delivered by the LORD, your shield of help and your finely crafted sword. May your enemies cower before you. You will tread down their high places."

American Standard Version

Happy art thou, O Israel: Who is like unto thee, a people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And the sword of thy excellency! And thine enemies shall submit themselves unto thee; And thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Amplified

Happy are you, O Israel, and blessing is yours! Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord, the Shield of your help, the Sword that exalts you! Your enemies shall come fawning and cringing, and submit feigned obedience to you, and you shall march on their high places.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are you, O Israel: who is like you, a people whose saviour is the Lord, whose help is your cover, whose sword is your strength! All those who are against you will put themselves under your rule, and your feet will be planted on their high places.

Darby Translation

Happy art thou, Israel! Who is like unto thee, a people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And the sword of thine excellency? And thine enemies shall come cringing to thee; And thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy, thou, Israel: who like thee, a people saved by Jehovah, the shield of thy help, and who the sword of thy lifting up and thine enemies will lie to thee, and thou wilt tread upon their heights.

King James 2000

Happy are you, O Israel: who is like unto you, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of your help, and who is the sword of your excellency! and your enemies shall submit unto you; and you shall tread upon their high places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] you, O Israel. Who is like you, a people who [is] saved by Yahweh, the shield of your help, and who [is] the sword of your triumph, and your enemies, they shall fawn before you, and you shall tread on their backs."

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are you, O Israel! Who is like you, O people saved by Jehovah, the shield of your help, and who is the sword of your excellency! And your enemies shall be found liars to you, and you shall tread on their high places.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Happy art thou Israel: who is like unto thee? A people that art saved by the LORD; thy shield, and helper, and sword of thy glory. And thine enemies shall hide themselves from thee, and thou shalt walk upon their high hills."

NET Bible

You have joy, Israel! Who is like you? You are a people delivered by the Lord, your protective shield and your exalted sword. May your enemies cringe before you; may you trample on their backs.

New Heart English Bible

You are happy, Israel. Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD, the shield of your help, the sword of your excellency. Your enemies shall submit themselves to you. You shall tread on their high places."

The Emphasized Bible

How happy art thou, O Israel! Who is like unto thee, O people victorious in Yahweh? Thy helpful shield, who also is thy majestic sword, - So that thy foes come cringing unto thee, And, thou, upon their heights, dost march along.

Webster

Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like to thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellence! and thy enemies shall be found liars to thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

World English Bible

You are happy, Israel. Who is like you, a people saved by Yahweh, the shield of your help, the sword of your excellency! Your enemies shall submit themselves to you. You shall tread on their high places."

Youngs Literal Translation

O thy happiness, O Israel! who is like thee? A people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And He who is the sword of thine excellency: And thine enemies are subdued for thee, And thou on their high places dost tread.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

art thou, O Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

by the Lord

Usage: 0

the shield
מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

of thy help
עזר 
`ezer 
Usage: 21

and who is the sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

גּאוה 
Ga`avah 
Usage: 19

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

כּחשׁ 
Kachash 
Usage: 23

unto thee and thou shalt tread
דּרך 
Darak 
Usage: 63

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Blessings Of Moses On Israel

28 And Israel dwells in safety, the fountain of Jacob alone, in a land of grain and new wine. Yea, his heavens drop down dew. 29 Happy are thou, O Israel. Who is like thee, a people saved by LORD, the shield of thy help, and the sword of thy excellency! And thine enemies shall submit themselves to thee, and thou shall tread upon their high places.



Cross References

2 Samuel 7:23

And what one nation on the earth is like thy people, even like Israel, whom God went to redeem to himself for a people, and to make him a name, and to do great things for you, and awesome things for thy land, before thy people whom

Psalm 115:9-11

O Israel, trust thou in LORD. He is their help and their shield.

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram. I am thy shield, thy exceedingly great reward.

Numbers 23:20-24

Behold, I have received to bless. And he has blessed, and I cannot reverse it.

Deuteronomy 4:7-8

For what great nation is there that has a god so near to them, as LORD our God is whenever we call upon him?

Deuteronomy 32:13

He made him ride on the high places of the earth, and he ate the increase of the field, and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock,

Joshua 10:24-25

And it came to pass, when they brought forth those kings to Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said to the chiefs of the men of war who went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. A

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.

Psalm 66:3

Say to God, How awesome are thy works! Through the greatness of thy power thine enemies shall submit themselves to thee.

Psalm 144:15

blessed [are] the people who are in such a case. Blessed are the people whose God is LORD.

Isaiah 45:17

[But] Israel shall be saved by LORD with an everlasting salvation. Ye shall not be put to shame nor confounded world without end.

Numbers 24:5

How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, thy tabernacles, O Israel!

Judges 7:20

And the three companies blew the trumpets, and broke the pitchers, and held the torches in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands with which to blow. And they cried out, The sword of LORD and of Gideon.

2 Samuel 22:45

The foreigners shall submit themselves to me. As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me.

Psalm 7:12

If a man does not repent, he will whet his sword. He has bent his bow, and made it ready.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is LORD, the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalm 33:20

Our soul has waited for LORD. He is our help and our shield.

Psalm 45:3

Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O mighty one, thy glory and thy majesty.

Psalm 81:15

(The haters of LORD feign obedience to him, but their time is forever.)

Psalm 84:11

For LORD God is a sun and a shield. LORD will give grace and glory. He will withhold no good thing from those who walk uprightly.

Isaiah 12:2

Behold, God is my salvation. I will trust, and will not be afraid, for LORD, [even] LORD, is my strength and song, and he has become my salvation.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day LORD with his hard and great and strong sword will punish leviathan the swift serpent, and leviathan the crooked serpent, and he will kill the monster that is in the sea.

Isaiah 34:5-6

For my sword has drunk its fill in heaven. Behold, it shall come down upon Edom, and upon the people of my curse, to judgment.

Jeremiah 12:12

Destroyers have come upon all the bare heights in the wilderness. For the sword of LORD devours from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land. No flesh has peace.

Jeremiah 47:6

O thou sword of LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? Put up thyself into thy scabbard. Rest, and be still.

Habakkuk 3:19

LORD, the Lord, is my strength. And he makes my feet like hinds' [feet], and will make me to walk upon my high places.

1 Timothy 4:10

For we both labor and are reproached for this, because we have hoped in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of the faithful.

Revelation 1:16

and having in his right hand seven stars, and a sharp two-edged sword coming out of his mouth. And the sight of him was as the sun shines in its strength.

Revelation 19:21

And the others were killed by the sword that comes forth out of his mouth (of him who sits upon the horse), and all the birds were filled from their flesh.

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