Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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]?

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 like a coat they will be food for the insect, the worm will make a meal of them like wool: but my righteousness will be for ever, and my salvation to all generations. 9 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? 10 Did you not make the sea dry, the waters of the great deep? did you not make the deep waters of the sea a way for the Lord's people to go through?


Cross References

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the Lord, with his great and strong and cruel sword, will send punishment on Leviathan, the quick-moving snake, and on Leviathan, the twisted snake; and he will put to death the dragon which is in the sea.

Psalm 74:13-14

The sea was parted in two by your strength; the heads of the great sea-beasts were broken.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake! awake! put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful robes, O Jerusalem, the holy town: for from now there will never again come into you the unclean and those without circumcision.

Isaiah 51:17

Awake! awake! up! O Jerusalem, you who have taken from the Lord's hand the cup of his wrath; tasting in full measure the wine which overcomes.

Job 26:12

By his power the sea was made quiet; and by his wisdom Rahab was wounded.

Psalm 44:1

It has come to our ears, O God, our fathers have given us the story, of the works which you did in their days, in the old times,

Psalm 89:10

Rahab was crushed by you like one wounded to death; with your strong arm you put to flight all your haters.

Psalm 93:1

The Lord is King; he is clothed with glory; the Lord is clothed with strength; power is the cord of his robe; the world is fixed, so that it may not be moved.

Isaiah 53:1

Who would have had faith in the word which has come to our ears, and to whom had the arm of the Lord been unveiled?

Ezekiel 29:3

Say to them, These are the words of the Lord: See, I am against you, Pharaoh, king of Egypt, the great river-beast stretched out among his Nile streams, who has said, The Nile is mine, and I have made it for myself.

Luke 1:51

With his arm he has done acts of power; he has put to flight those who have pride in their hearts.

Deuteronomy 4:34

Has God ever before taken a nation for himself from out of another nation, by punishments and signs and wonders, by war and by a strong hand and a stretched-out arm and great acts of wonder and fear, as the Lord your God did for you in Egypt, before your very eyes?

Judges 6:13

Then Gideon said to him, O my lord, if the Lord is with us why has all this come on us? And where are all his works of power, of which our fathers have given us word, saying, Did not the Lord take us out of Egypt? But now he has given us up, handing us over to the power of Midian.

Nehemiah 9:7-15

You are the Lord, the God, who took Abram and made him yours, guiding him from Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham;

Psalm 7:6

Come up, Lord, in your wrath; be lifted up against my haters; be awake, my God, give orders for the judging.

Psalm 21:13

Be lifted up, O Lord, in your strength; so will we make songs in praise of your power.

Psalm 44:23

Why are you sleeping, O Lord? awake! and come to our help, do not give us up for ever.

Psalm 59:4

For no sin of mine they go quickly and get themselves ready; be awake and come to my help, and see.

Psalm 78:65

Then was the Lord like one awaking from sleep, and like a strong man crying out because of wine.

Psalm 87:4

Rahab and Babylon will be named among those who have knowledge of me; see, Philistia and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man had his birth there.

Isaiah 30:7

For there is no use or purpose in the help of Egypt: so I have said about her, She is Rahab, who has come to an end.

Isaiah 51:5

Suddenly will my righteousness come near, and my salvation will be shining out like the light; the sea-lands will be waiting for me, and they will put their hope in my strong arm.

Isaiah 59:16-17

And he saw that there was no man, and was surprised that there was no one to take up their cause: so his arm gave salvation, and he made righteousness his support.

Isaiah 62:8

The Lord has taken an oath by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Truly, I will no longer give your grain to be food for your haters; and men of strange countries will not take the wine for which your work has been done:

Habakkuk 2:19

A curse on him who says to the wood, Awake! to the unbreathing stone, Up! let it be a teacher! See, it is plated with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all inside it.

Habakkuk 3:13

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.

John 12:38

So that the words of the prophet Isaiah might come true, when he said, Lord, who has any belief in our preaching? and the arm of the Lord, to whom has it been unveiled?

Revelation 11:17

We give you praise, O Lord God, Ruler of all, who is and who was; because you have taken up your great power and are ruling your kingdom.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.

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