Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Thou have delivered me from the strivings of the people. Thou have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.

New American Standard Bible

You have delivered me from the contentions of the people;
You have placed me as head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.

King James Version

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.

Holman Bible

You have freed me from the feuds among the people;
You have appointed me the head of nations;
a people I had not known serve me.

International Standard Version

You rescued me from conflict with the people; you made me head of the nations. People who did not know me will serve me.

American Standard Version

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; Thou hast made me the head of the nations: A people whom I have not known shall serve me.

Amplified


You have rescued me from the contentions of the people;
You have placed me as the head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.

Bible in Basic English

You have made me free from the fightings of the people; you have made me the head of the nations: a people of whom I had no knowledge will be my servants.

Darby Translation

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; thou hast made me the head of the nations: a people I knew not doth serve me.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt deliver me from the contentions of the people; thou wilt set me for head of the nations: a people I knew not shall serve me.

King James 2000

You have delivered me from the strivings of the people; and you have made me the head of the nations: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You rescued me from strife with people; you set me as head (over) nations. People I did not know served me;

Modern King James verseion

You have delivered Me from the strivings of the people; You have made Me the head of the nations; a people whom I have not known shall serve Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt deliver me from the strivings of the people, and thou shalt make me the head of the Heathen. A people whom I have not known shall serve me. {TYNDALE: And thou deliveredst me from the dissension of my people, and keepest me to be a head over nations, for the people which I knew not became my servants.}

NET Bible

You rescue me from a hostile army; you make me a leader of nations; people over whom I had no authority are now my subjects.

New Heart English Bible

You have delivered me from the strivings of the people. You have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus didst thou rescue me from the contentions of a people, - didst appoint me to be the head of nations, A people I had not known, served me:

Webster

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.

World English Bible

You have delivered me from the strivings of the people. You have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost deliver me From the strivings of the people, Thou placest me for a head of nations, A people I have not known do serve me.

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

42 Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind. I cast them out as the mire of the streets. 43 Thou have delivered me from the strivings of the people. Thou have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me. 44 As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.


Cross References

Isaiah 52:15

so shall he sprinkle many nations. Kings shall shut their mouths at him. For that which had not been told them they shall see, and that which they had not heard they shall understand.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, thou shall call a nation that thou do not know. And a nation that does not know thee shall run to thee because of LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel, for he has glorified thee.

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. And David grew stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

2 Samuel 8:1-18

And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them. And David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 2:9-10

And he made him king over Gilead, and over the Ashurites, and over Jezreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over all Israel.

2 Samuel 5:1-25

Then all the tribes of Israel came to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

2 Samuel 10:1-19

And it came to pass after this, that the king of the sons of Ammon died, and Hanun his son reigned in his stead.

2 Samuel 19:9

And all the people were contending throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, The king delivered us out of the hand of our enemies, and he saved us out of the hand of the Philistines. And now he fled out of the land from Absalom.

2 Samuel 22:44-46

Thou have also delivered me from the strivings of my people. Thou have kept me to be the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.

Psalm 22:27-28

All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to LORD, and all the kinfolk of the nations shall worship before thee.

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash pot. Upon Edom I will cast my shoe. Over Philistia I will shout.

Isaiah 49:6

yea, he says, It is too light a thing that thou should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel. I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou may be my salvation to the e

Isaiah 49:22-23

Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I will lift up my hand to the nations, and set up my ensign to the peoples. And they shall bring thy sons in their bosom, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the sons of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered. And it shall come to pass that, in the place where it was said to them, Ye are not my people, it shall be said to them, Th

Acts 5:31

God exalted this man with his right hand, a Pathfinder and a Savior to give repentance to Israel and remission of sins.

Romans 15:12

And again, Isaiah says, There will be the root of Jesse, and he who arises to reign over Gentiles. In him Gentiles will hope.

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak anything of which Christ did not accomplish through me for the obedience of Gentiles, by word and work,

Romans 16:26

but that was now revealed, and by prophetic scriptures, according to a commandment of the eternal God that was made known to all the nations for obedience of faith,

Ephesians 1:22

And he subordinated all things under his feet, and appointed him head over all things for the church,

1 Peter 2:10

Men formerly not a people, but now are a people of God. Men who had not obtained mercy, but who now have obtained mercy.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh agent sounded, and great voices occurred in heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world has become of our Lord, and of his Christ, and he will reign into the ages of the ages.

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