Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed art thou, O Israel, who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help and the sword of thy excellency? Thine enemies shall be found liars unto 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 So Israel lives in confidence, isolated as the fountain of Jacob in a land of grain and new wine, where the heavens rain down dew. 29 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."



Cross References

2 Samuel 7:23

"And who is like your people, like Israel, the one nation on earth that God went out to redeem as a people for himself, to make a name for himself, and to carry out for them great and awe-inspiring accomplishments, driving out nations and their gods in front of your people, whom you redeemed to yourself from Egypt?

Psalm 115:9-11

Israel, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield.

Genesis 15:1

Some time later, a message came from the LORD to Abram in a vision. "Stop being afraid, Abram," he said. "I myself your shield am your very great reward."

Numbers 23:20-24

Look! I've received a blessing, and so I will bless. I won't withdraw it.

Deuteronomy 4:7-8

For what great nation has a god so near like the LORD our God whenever we call on him?

Deuteronomy 32:13

He mounted him on a high place above the earth, feeding him from the produce of the field. He nourished him with honey from the rock and with oil from the flint rock,

Joshua 10:24-25

When they had brought these kings out to Joshua, Joshua called for all the men of Israel and spoke to the leaders of the men who had gone out to war along with him, "Come close and put your feet on the necks of these kings." So they came near and put their feet on their necks.

Psalm 18:44

When they hear of me, they will obey me; foreigners will submit to me.

Psalm 66:3

Say to God: "How awesome are your works! Because of your great strength your enemies cringe before you."

Psalm 144:15

Happy are the people to whom these things come; happy are the people whose God is the LORD. A Davidic Psalm

Isaiah 45:17

But Israel will be saved by the LORD with everlasting salvation; you won't be put to shame or disgraced ever again."

Numbers 24:5

Jacob, your tents are so fine, as well as your dwelling places, O Israel!

Judges 7:20

When the three companies sounded their trumpets and broke the jars, they held the torches in their left hands and sounded their trumpets with their right hands. Then they cried out, "A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!"

2 Samuel 22:45

Foreigners came cringing to me; they obeyed as soon as they heard me.

Psalm 7:12

If the ungodly one doesn't repent, God will sharpen his sword; he will string his bow and prepare it.

Psalm 33:12

How blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he has chosen as his own inheritance.

Psalm 33:20

We wait on the LORD; he is our help and our shield.

Psalm 45:3

Strap your sword to your side, mighty warrior, along with your honor and majesty.

Psalm 81:15

Those who hate the LORD will cringe before him; their punishment will be permanent.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Isaiah 12:2

"Look! God yes God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid. For the LORD is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation."

Isaiah 27:1

At that time, with his fierce, mighty, and powerful sword, the LORD will punish the gliding serpent Leviathan the coiling serpent Leviathan and he will kill the dragon that's in the sea.

Isaiah 34:5-6

For my sword will be seen in the heavens. Look! It descends in judgment on Edom, on the people I have doomed to destruction.

Jeremiah 12:12

On all the barren heights in the desert destroyers will come. Indeed, a sword of the LORD will devour from one end of the land to the other. There will be no peace for any person.

Jeremiah 47:6

Ah, sword of the LORD, how long before you are quiet? Put yourself into your scabbard, be at rest, be silent!

Habakkuk 3:19

The LORD God is my strength he will make my feet like those of a deer, equipping me to tread on my mountain heights. For the choir director: On my stringed instruments.

1 Timothy 4:10

To this end we work hard and struggle, because we have set our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, that is, of those who believe.

Revelation 1:16

In his right hand he held seven stars, and out of his mouth came a sharp, two-edged sword. His face was like the sun when it shines with full force.

Revelation 19:21

The rest were killed by the sword that belonged to the rider on the horse and that came from his mouth, and all the birds gorged themselves with their flesh.

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