Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They surrounded me like bees; They were extinguished as a fire of thorns; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.

King James Version

They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

Holman Bible

They surrounded me like bees; they were extinguished like a fire among thorns; in the name of the Lord I destroyed them.

International Standard Version

They surrounded me like bees; but they will be extinguished like burning thorns. In the name of the LORD I will defeat them.

A Conservative Version

They encompassed me around like bees. They are quenched as the fire of thorns. In the name of LORD I will cut them off.

American Standard Version

They compassed me about like bees; They are quenched as the fire of thorns: In the name of Jehovah I will cut them off.

Amplified

They swarmed about me like bees, they blaze up and are extinguished like a fire of thorns; in the name of the Lord I will cut them off!

Bible in Basic English

They are round me like bees; but they are put out like a fire among thorns; for in the name of the Lord I will have them cut down.

Darby Translation

They encompassed me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They compassed me about like bees; they were quenched as the fire of thorns; for in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.

Julia Smith Translation

They surrounded me as bees; they were quenched as the fire of thorns: in the name of Jehovah for I will destroy them.

King James 2000

They encompassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They surrounded me like bees; they were extinguished like a fire of thorns. In the name of Yahweh I opposed them indeed.

Modern King James verseion

They surround me like bees; they are put out like the fire of thorns; for in the name of Jehovah I will cut them off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They came about me like bees, and are extinguished even as the fire among the thorns; for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

NET Bible

They surrounded me like bees. But they disappeared as quickly as a fire among thorns. Indeed, in the name of the Lord I pushed them away.

New Heart English Bible

They surrounded me like bees. They are quenched like the burning thorns. In the name of the LORD I cut them off.

The Emphasized Bible

They have compassed me about like wax bees, they have blazed up like the fire of thorns, In the Name of Yahweh, surely I will make them be circumcised.

Webster

They encompassed me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

World English Bible

They surrounded me like bees. They are quenched like the burning thorns. In the name of Yahweh I cut them off.

Youngs Literal Translation

They compassed me about as bees, They have been extinguished as a fire of thorns, In the name of Jehovah I surely cut them off.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּברה דּבורה 
D@bowrah 
Usage: 4

דּעך 
Da`ak 
Usage: 9

as the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

of thorns
קץ קוץ 
Qowts 
Usage: 12

for in the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

I will destroy
מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 37

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To God For His Loyal Love

11 They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off. 12 They surrounded me like bees; They were extinguished as a fire of thorns; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off. 13 You pushed me violently so that I was falling, But the LORD helped me.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:44

"The Amorites who lived in that hill country came out against you and chased you as bees do, and crushed you from Seir to Hormah.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the fire of thorns He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.

Nahum 1:10

Like tangled thorns, And like those who are drunken with their drink, They are consumed As stubble completely withered.

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have taunted.

2 Samuel 23:6

"But the worthless, every one of them will be thrust away like thorns, Because they cannot be taken in hand;

1 Chronicles 14:10-11

David inquired of God, saying, "Shall I go up against the Philistines? And will You give them into my hand?" Then the LORD said to him, "Go up, for I will give them into your hand."

1 Chronicles 14:14-16

David inquired again of God, and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them; circle around behind them and come at them in front of the balsam trees.

2 Chronicles 14:11-12

Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; so help us, O LORD our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God; let not man prevail against You."

2 Chronicles 16:7-9

At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, "Because you have relied on the king of Aram and have not relied on the LORD your God, therefore the army of the king of Aram has escaped out of your hand.

2 Chronicles 20:17-22

'You need not fight in this battle; station yourselves, stand and see the salvation of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem ' Do not fear or be dismayed; tomorrow go out to face them, for the LORD is with you."

2 Chronicles 22:7-8

Now the destruction of Ahaziah was from God, in that he went to Joram For when he came, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom the LORD had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab.

Psalm 8:9

O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth!

Psalm 20:1

May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!

Psalm 20:5

We will sing for joy over your victory, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners May the LORD fulfill all your petitions.

Psalm 83:14-15

Like fire that burns the forest And like a flame that sets the mountains on fire,

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as the crackling of thorn bushes under a pot, So is the laughter of the fool; And this too is futility.

Isaiah 27:4

"I have no wrath. Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle, Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely.

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