Parallel Verses

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.

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]?

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?

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 worms shall eat them as a garment, and moths shall devour them as it were wool. But my righteousness shall continue ever, and my salvation from generation to generation. 9 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. 10 Art not thou he, that hast wounded that proud Egypt, and hewn the dragon in pieces? Art not thou even he, which hast dried up the deep of the sea, which hast made plain the sea ground, that the delivered might go through?


Cross References

Isaiah 27:1

In that day, the LORD with his heavy, great, and long sword shall visit Leviathan that fugitive serpent: even Leviathan that crooked serpent, and shall slay the dragon in the sea.

Psalm 74:13-14

Thou dividest the sea through thy power, thou breakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.

Isaiah 52:1

Up, Zion, up: take thy strength unto thee. Put on thy honest raiment O Jerusalem, thou city of the holy one. For from this time forth, there shall no uncircumcised nor unclean person come in thee.

Isaiah 51:17

Awake, awake, and stand up, O Jerusalem: thou that from the hand of the LORD, hast drunken out the cup of his wrath; thou that hast supped of and sucked out the slumbering cup to the bottom.

Job 26:12

He filleth the sea with his power, and through his wisdom smiteth he the strength thereof.

Psalm 44:1

{To the Chanter, an instruction of the sons of Korah} We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us what thou hast done in their time of old.

Psalm 89:10

Thou hast subdued Egypt, like one that is wounded; thou scatterest thine enemies abroad with thy mighty arm.

Psalm 93:1

The LORD is king, and hath put on glorious apparel; the LORD hath put on his apparel, and girded himself with strength: he hath made the round world so sure, that it cannot be moved.

Isaiah 53:1

Who believeth our sayings? And the arm of the LORD, to whom is it opened?

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak, and tell him, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, O Pharaoh thou king of Egypt, I will upon thee, thou great dragon that liest in the waters; thou that sayest, 'The water is mine; I have made it myself.'

Luke 1:51

He showeth strength with his arm, he scattereth them that are proud in the imagination of their hearts.

Deuteronomy 4:34

Either, whether God assayed to go and take him a people from among nations, through temptations and signs and wonders and through war and with a mighty hand and a stretched-out arm and with mighty terrible sights, according unto all that the LORD your God did unto you in Egypt before your eyes.

Judges 6:13

And Gideon answered him, "Oh my Lord; if the LORD be with us, why is all this come upon us? Yea, and where be his miracles which our fathers told us of and said, 'The LORD brought us out of Egypt'? But now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites."

Nehemiah 9:7-15

Thou art the LORD, the God that hast chosen Abram, and broughtest him out of Ur in Chaldea, and called him Abraham:

Psalm 7:6

Stand up, O LORD, in thy wrath, lift up thyself, because of the indignation of mine enemies; arise up for me in the judgment that thou hast commanded.

Psalm 21:13

Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength; so will we sing and praise thy power.

Psalm 44:23

Arise, LORD! Why sleepest thou? Awake, and be not absent from us forever.

Psalm 59:4

They run and prepare themselves, without my fault; Arise thou therefore to help me, and behold.

Psalm 78:65

So the LORD awakened as one out of sleep, and like a giant refreshed with wine.

Psalm 87:4

I will think upon Rahab and Babylon, with them that know me. Behold ye the Philistines also, and they of Tyre, with they of the Ethiopians; lo, there was he born.

Isaiah 30:7

For the Egyptian's help shall be but vain and lost. Therefore I told you also that your pride should have an end.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is nigh, and my salvation shall go out, and mine arms shall judge nations, and islands shall look for me and shall tarry after mine arm.

Isaiah 59:16-17

He saw also, that there was no man which had pity thereof, or was grieved at it. And he held him by his own power, and cleaved to his own righteousness.

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD hath sworn by his righthand and by his strong arm, that he will not give thy corn any more to be eaten of thine enemies: and that aliens shall not drink thy new wine wherefore thou hast laboured.

Habakkuk 2:19

Woe unto him, that sayeth unto a piece of wood, "Arise," and to a dumb stone, "Stand up." For what instruction may such one give? Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, and there is no breath in it.

Habakkuk 3:13

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.

John 12:38

that the saying of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, that he spake, "Lord who shall believe our saying? And to whom is the arm of the Lord opened?"

Revelation 11:17

saying, "We give thee thanks Lord God, almighty: which art and wast, and art to come, for thou hast received thy great might, and hast reigned.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon, that old serpent called the devil and Satan; Was cast out. Which deceiveth all the world. And he was cast into the earth, and his angels were cast out also.

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