Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Give to us help from straits: and vain the salvation of man.

New American Standard Bible

Oh give us help against the adversary,
For deliverance by man is in vain.

King James Version

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Holman Bible

Give us aid against the foe,
for human help is worthless.

International Standard Version

Give us help against the enemy, because human help is useless.

A Conservative Version

Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man.

American Standard Version

Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

Amplified


Give us help against the adversary,
For deliverance by man is in vain [a worthless hope].

Darby Translation

Give us help from trouble; for vain is man's deliverance.

King James 2000

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Give us help against [the] enemy, for the help of humankind [is] futile.

Modern King James verseion

Give us help from trouble; for vain is the deliverance of man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O be thou our help in trouble; for vain is the help of man.

NET Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for any help men might offer is futile.

New Heart English Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

Webster

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

World English Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give to us help from adversity, And vain is the salvation of man.

References

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Context Readings

A Plea For Victory

11 Will not God? Thou didst cast us off, and wilt thou not go forth, O God, with our armies? 12 Give to us help from straits: and vain the salvation of man. 13 In God we shall do strength, and he will tread down our enemies.


Cross References

Job 9:13

God will not turn back his anger, the helpers of pride bowed down under him.

Job 16:2

I heard many like there: comforters of vexation ye all.

Psalm 20:1-9

To the overseer; chanting of David. Jehovah will answer thee in the day of straits; the name of the God of Jacob shall exalt thee.

Psalm 146:3-5

Ye shall not trust in nobles: in the son of man, to him no salvation.

Isaiah 2:22

Cease to you from man of whom the breath is in his nose: for in what was he reckoned?

Isaiah 30:3-5

And the strength of Pharaoh was to you for shame, and the refuge in the shadow of Egypt for reproach.

Isaiah 31:3

And the Egyptians, men and not God; and their horses, flesh and not spirit And Jehovah will stretch forth his hand, and he helping became weak, and he being helped, fell, and together shall they all be finished.

Jeremiah 17:5-8

Thus said Jehovah: Cursed the man who shall trust in man, and set flesh his arm, and shall turn away his heart from Jehovah.

Lamentations 4:17

Continuing, yet our eyes will fail, for our help in vain: in our watching we watched for a nation it will not save us.

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