Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, For the salvation of thine anointed; Thou didst smite off the head from the house of the wicked, Laying bare the foundation even to the neck. Selah.

New American Standard Bible

You went forth for the salvation of Your people, For the salvation of Your anointed You struck the head of the house of the evil To lay him open from thigh to neck. Selah.

King James Version

Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, even for salvation with thine anointed; thou woundedst the head out of the house of the wicked, by discovering the foundation unto the neck. Selah.

Holman Bible

You come out to save Your people,
to save Your anointed.
You crush the leader of the house of the wicked
and strip him from foot to neck.Selah

International Standard Version

You marched out to deliver your people, to deliver with your anointed. You struck the head of the house of the wicked; you stripped him naked from head to foot. Interlude

A Conservative Version

Thou went forth for the salvation of thy people, for the salvation of thine anointed. Thou wound the head out of the house of the wicked man, laying bare the foundation even to the neck. Selah.

American Standard Version

Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, For the salvation of thine anointed; Thou woundest the head out of the house of the wicked man, Laying bare the foundation even unto the neck. Selah.

Amplified

You went forth and have come for the salvation of Your people, for the deliverance and victory of Your anointed [people Israel]; You smote the head of the house of the wicked, laying bare the foundation even to the neck. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

You went out for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of the one on whom your holy oil was put; wounding the head of the family of the evil-doer, uncovering the base even to the neck. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou didst go forth to save thy people, to save with thine anointed; thou didst shatter the head of the house of the wicked by uncovering the foundation unto the neck. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wentest forth to save thy people, to save thy Messiah; thou didst crush the head from the house of the unjust, making naked the foundation, even to the neck. Silence.

King James 2000

You went forth for the salvation of your people, even for salvation with your anointed; you wounded the head out of the house of the wicked, by laying bare from the foundation to the neck. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You went forth for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. You crushed the head of the house of wickedness, laying bare [from the] foundation to the top.

Modern King James verseion

You went forth for the salvation of Your people, for salvation with Your anointed. You struck the head from the house of the wicked, to bare the foundation to the neck. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, even for the salvation of thine anointed. Thou smotest down the head in the house of the ungodly, and discoveredest his foundations, even unto the neck of him. Selah.

NET Bible

You march out to deliver your people, to deliver your special servant. You strike the leader of the wicked nation, laying him open from the lower body to the neck. Selah.

New Heart English Bible

You went forth for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. You crushed the head of the land of wickedness. You stripped them head to foot. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast come forth to the salvation of thy people, to salvation, with thine Anointed One, - Thou hast crushed the Head out of the house of the lawless one, baring the foundation up to the neck, Selah.

Webster

Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, even for salvation with thy anointed; thou woundedst the head out of the house of the wicked, by uncovering the foundation to the neck. Selah.

World English Bible

You went forth for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. You crushed the head of the land of wickedness. You stripped them head to foot. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast gone forth for the salvation of Thy people, For salvation with Thine anointed, Thou hast smitten the head of the house of the wicked, Laying bare the foundation unto the neck. Pause!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

ישׁע ישׁע 
Yesha` 
Usage: 36

of thy people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ישׁע ישׁע 
Yesha` 
Usage: 36

משׁיח 
Mashiyach 
Usage: 38

thou woundedst
מחץ 
Machats 
Usage: 15

the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

out of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

יסוד 
Y@cowd 
Usage: 20

unto the neck
צוּארה צוּרן צוּר צוּאר 
Tsavva'r 
Usage: 43

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

The Prayer Of Habakkuk

12 Thou didst march through the land in indignation, Thou didst thresh the nations in anger. 13 Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, For the salvation of thine anointed; Thou didst smite off the head from the house of the wicked, Laying bare the foundation even to the neck. Selah. 14 Thou didst strike through with his own spears the head of his leaders: They came out as a whirlwind to scatter me, Whose exulting was as to devour the afflicted secretly.


Cross References

Psalm 110:6

He shall judge among the nations; he shall fill all places with dead bodies; he shall smite through the head over a great country.

Psalm 105:15

Saying, Touch not mine anointed ones, and do my prophets no harm.

Exodus 12:29-30

And it came to pass that at midnight Jehovah smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.

Exodus 14:13-14

And Moses said to the people, Fear not: stand still, and see the salvation of Jehovah, which he will work for you to-day; for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to-day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.

Exodus 15:1-2

Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song to Jehovah, and spoke, saying, I will sing unto Jehovah, for he is highly exalted: The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

Joshua 10:11

And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, they were at the descent of Beth-horon, that Jehovah cast down great stones from heaven upon them up to Azekah, and they died. They were more who died with the hailstones than they whom the children of Israel had slain with the sword.

Joshua 10:24

And it came to pass when they had brought forth those kings to Joshua, that Joshua called to all the men of Israel, and said to the captains of the men of war who went with him, Come forward, put your feet on the necks of these kings. And they came forward and put their feet on their necks.

Joshua 10:42

and all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time; for Jehovah the God of Israel fought for Israel.

Joshua 11:8

And Jehovah delivered them into the hand of Israel, and they smote them, and chased them unto great Zidon, and to Misrephoth-maim, and to the valley of Mizpah eastward, and smote them until none were left remaining to them.

Joshua 11:12

And all the cities of those kings and all their kings did Joshua take; and he smote them with the edge of the sword, destroying them utterly, as Moses the servant of Jehovah had commanded.

Psalm 18:37-45

I pursued mine enemies, and overtook them; and I turned not again till they were consumed.

Psalm 20:6

Now know I that Jehovah saveth his anointed; he answereth him from the heavens of his holiness, with the saving strength of his right hand.

Psalm 28:8

Jehovah is their strength; and he is the stronghold of salvation to his anointed one.

Psalm 68:7

O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness (Selah) --

Psalm 68:19-23

Blessed be the Lord: day by day doth he load us with good, the God who is our salvation. Selah.

Psalm 74:13-14

Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength; thou didst break the heads of the monsters on the waters:

Psalm 77:20

Thou leddest thy people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Psalm 89:19-21

Then thou spakest in vision of thy Holy One, and saidst, I have laid help upon a mighty one; I have exalted one chosen out of the people.

Psalm 99:6

Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name: they called unto Jehovah, and he answered them.

Psalm 105:26

He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen:

Isaiah 63:11

But he remembered the days of old, Moses and his people: Where is he that brought them up out of the sea with the shepherds of his flock? Where is he that put his holy Spirit within him,

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