Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 And I did beat them small as dust before the wind; I did cast them out as the mire of the streets. 43 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. 44 At the hearing of the ear, they obey me: strangers come cringing unto me.


Cross References

Isaiah 52:15

so shall he astonish many nations; kings shall shut their mouths at him: for what had not been told them shall they see, and what they had not heard shall they consider.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, thou shalt call a nation thou knowest not, and a nation that knew not thee shall run unto thee, because of Jehovah thy God, and the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.

2 Samuel 3:1

And the war was long between the house of Saul and the house of David; but David became continually stronger, and the house of Saul became continually 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 power of the capital out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 2:9-10

and made him king over Gilead, and over the Asshurites, and over Jizreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over all Israel.

2 Samuel 5:1-25

Then came all the tribes of Israel 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 children of Ammon died, and Hanun his son reigned in his stead.

2 Samuel 19:9

And all the people were at strife throughout 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 is fled out of the land because of Absalom.

2 Samuel 22:44-46

And thou hast delivered me from the strivings of my people, Thou hast kept me to be head of the nations: A people I knew not doth serve me:

Psalm 22:27-28

All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn unto Jehovah, and all the families of the nations shall worship before thee:

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash-pot; upon Edom will I cast my sandal; over Philistia will I shout aloud.

Isaiah 49:6

and he saith, It is a small thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I have even given thee for a light of the nations, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

Isaiah 49:22-23

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will lift up my hand to the nations, and set up my banner to the peoples; and they shall bring thy sons in their bosom, and thy daughters shall be carried upon the shoulder.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea which cannot be measured or numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, it shall be said unto them, Sons of the living God.

Acts 5:31

Him has God exalted by his right hand as leader and saviour, to give repentance to Israel and remission of sins.

Romans 15:12

And again, Esaias says, There shall be the root of Jesse, and one that arises, to rule over the nations: in him shall the nations hope.

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak anything of the things which Christ has not wrought by me, for the obedience of the nations, by word and deed,

Romans 16:26

but which has now been made manifest, and by prophetic scriptures, according to commandment of the eternal God, made known for obedience of faith to all the nations --

Ephesians 1:22

and has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things to the assembly,

1 Peter 2:10

who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded his trumpet: and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world of our Lord and of his Christ is come, and he shall reign to the ages of ages.

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