Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of LORD. Awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Is it not thou who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the monster?

New American Standard Bible

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord;
Awake as in the days of old, the generations of long ago.
Was it not You who cut Rahab in pieces,
Who pierced the dragon?

King James Version

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Art thou not it that hath cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon?

Holman Bible

Wake up, wake up!
Put on the strength of the Lord’s power.
Wake up as in days past,
as in generations of long ago.
Wasn’t it You who hacked Rahab to pieces,
who pierced the sea monster?

International Standard Version

"Awake! Awake! Clothe yourself with strength, you arm of the LORD! Awake, as in days gone by, as in generations of long ago. Was it not you who split apart Rehob, who pierced that sea monster through?

American Standard Version

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of Jehovah; awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Is it not thou that didst cut Rahab in pieces, that didst pierce the monster?

Amplified


Awake, awake, put on strength and might, O arm of the Lord;
Awake as in the ancient days, as in the generations of long ago.
Was it not You who cut Rahab (Egypt) in pieces,
Who pierced the dragon [of Egypt]?

Bible in Basic English

Awake! awake! put on strength, O arm of the Lord, awake! as in the old days, in the generations long past. Was it not by you that Rahab was cut in two, and the dragon Wounded?

Darby Translation

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of Jehovah; awake, as in the days of old, as in the generations of passed ages. Is it not thou that hath hewn Rahab in pieces, and pierced the monster?

Julia Smith Translation

Rouse up, rouse up, put on strength, thou arm of Jehovah; rouse up as the days of old, of everlasting generations. Was it not with him cutting off Rahab, wounding the sea monster?

King James 2000

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Are you not him who has cut Rahab, and wounded the sea monster?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Awake! Awake; put on strength, O arm of Yahweh! Awake as [in] days of long ago, [the] generations of a long time back! [Are] you not the one who cut Rahab in pieces, [the] one who pierced [the] sea-dragon?

Modern King James verseion

Awake! awake! Put on strength, O arm of Jehovah. Awake! as in the days of old, in the generations of old. Was it not You who cut Rahab into pieces, piercing the sea-monster?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wake up, wake up, and be strong: O thou arm of the LORD: wake up, like as in times past, ever, and since the world began.

NET Bible

Wake up! Wake up! Clothe yourself with strength, O arm of the Lord! Wake up as in former times, as in antiquity! Did you not smash the Proud One? Did you not wound the sea monster?

New Heart English Bible

Awake, awake, put on strength, arm of the LORD; awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Isn't it you who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the monster?

The Emphasized Bible

Awake, awake put on strength, O arm of Yahweh, Awake, As in days of old, The generations of bygone ages: Art not thou that which - Hewed down Rahab, Piercing the Crocodile?

Webster

Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Art thou not that which hath cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon?

World English Bible

Awake, awake, put on strength, arm of Yahweh; awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Isn't it you who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the monster?

Youngs Literal Translation

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of Jehovah, Awake, as in days of old, generations of the ages, Art not Thou it that is hewing down Rahab, Piercing a dragon!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80

עוּר 
`uwr 
עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80
Usage: 80

put on
לבשׁ לבשׁ 
Labash 
Usage: 111

עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

O arm
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

of the Lord

Usage: 0

as in the ancient
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

in the generations
דּר דּור 
Dowr 
Usage: 167

of old
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

Art thou not it that hath cut
חצב חצב 
Chatsab 
Usage: 25

רהב 
Rahab 
Usage: 2

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Comforts Zion

8 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool. But my righteousness shall be forever, and my salvation to all generations. 9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of LORD. Awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Is it not thou who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the monster? 10 Is it not thou who dried up the sea, the waters of the great deep, who made the depths of the sea a way for the redeemed to pass over?


Cross References

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.

Psalm 74:13-14

Thou divided the sea by thy strength. Thou break the heads of the sea-monsters in the waters.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion. Put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city. For henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Isaiah 51:17

Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, who have drunk at the hand of LORD the cup of his wrath. Thou have drunk the bowl of the cup of staggering, and drained it.

Job 26:12

He stirs up the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smites through Rahab.

Psalm 44:1

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou did in their days, in the days of old.

Psalm 89:10

Thou have broken Rahab in pieces, as a wounded man. Thou have scattered thine enemies with the arm of thy strength.

Psalm 93:1

LORD reigns! He is clothed with majesty. LORD is clothed with strength; he has girded himself with it. The world also is established that it cannot be moved.

Isaiah 53:1

Who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of LORD been revealed?

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak, and say, Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great monster that lays in the midst of his rivers, that has said, My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.

Luke 1:51

He did a mighty work by his arm. He scattered the proud in the mentality of their heart.

Deuteronomy 4:34

Or has God assayed to go and take for him a nation from the midst of [another] nation, by trials, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by an outstretched arm, and by great terrors, according to all that L

Judges 6:13

And Gideon said to him, Oh, my lord, if LORD is with us, then why has all this befallen us? And where are all his wondrous works which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not LORD bring us up from Egypt? But now LORD has cast us of

Nehemiah 9:7-15

Thou are LORD, the God who chose Abram, and brought him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham,

Psalm 7:6

Arise, O LORD, in thine anger. Lift up thyself against the rage of my adversaries, and awake for me the justice thou have commanded.

Psalm 21:13

Be thou exalted, O LORD, in thy strength. We will sing and praise thy power.

Psalm 44:23

Awake, why do thou sleep, O LORD? Arise, cast not off forever.

Psalm 59:4

They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault. Awake thou to help me, and behold.

Psalm 78:65

Then LORD awoke as out of sleep, like a mighty man who shouts because of wine.

Psalm 87:4

I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon as among those who know me. Behold, Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia: This [man] was born there.

Isaiah 30:7

For Egypt helps in vain, and to no purpose. Therefore I have called her Rahab who sits still.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is near. My salvation has gone forth, and my arms shall judge the peoples. The isles shall wait for me, and on my arm they shall trust.

Isaiah 59:16-17

And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor. Therefore his own arm brought salvation to him. And his righteousness, it upheld him.

Isaiah 62:8

LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy grain to be food for thine enemies, and foreigners shall not drink thy new wine, for which thou have labored.

Habakkuk 2:19

Woe to him who says to the wood, Awake, to the dumb stone, Arise! Shall this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.

Habakkuk 3:13

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.

John 12:38

so that the word of Isaiah the prophet that he spoke might be fulfilled: Lord, who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of Lord been revealed?

Revelation 11:17

saying, We thank thee, Lord God Almighty, who is and was, because thou have taken thy great power and reigned.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, the ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, he who leads the whole world astray. He was cast out to the earth, and his agents were cast out with him.

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