Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 ground them like dust {in the wind}, I emptied them out like mud of [the] streets. 43 You rescued me from strife with people; you set me as head (over) nations. People I did not know served me; 44 as soon as {they heard}, they obeyed me. [The] children of a foreign land feigned obedience before me.


Cross References

Isaiah 52:15

so he shall sprinkle many nations; because of him, kings shall shut their mouths. For they shall see what has not been told them, and they shall consider with full attention what they have not heard.

Isaiah 55:5

Look! You shall call a nation [that] you do not know, and a nation [that] does not know you shall run to you, because of Yahweh your God, and the holy one of Israel, for he has glorified you."

2 Samuel 3:1

The battle [was] prolonged between the house of Saul and the house of David, but David {[was] growing stronger and stronger} while the house of Saul {[was] becoming weaker and weaker}.

2 Samuel 8:1-18

It happened afterwards [that] David attacked [the] Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the hands of [the] Philistines.

2 Samuel 2:9-10

He made him king over Gilead, over the Ashurites, over Jezreel, over Ephraim, over Benjamin, and over Israel, all of it.

2 Samuel 5:1-25

So all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron, and they said, "Here we [are], {we are your flesh and blood}.

2 Samuel 10:1-19

{Afterwards the king of the Ammonites died}, and his son Hanun ruled in his place.

2 Samuel 19:9

Then it happened that all the people [were] disputing among all the tribes of Israel, saying, "The king delivered us from the hand of our enemies, and he saved us from the hand of [the] Philistines, but now he has fled from the land because of Absalom.

2 Samuel 22:44-46

You delivered me from the strife of my people; you preserved me as the head of the nations. A people I had not known served me.

Psalm 22:27-28

All [the] ends of [the] earth will remember and turn to Yahweh. All [the] families of [the] nations will worship before you.

Psalm 108:9

Moab [is] my washing pot. Over Edom I will cast my sandal; Over Philistia I will shout in triumph."

Isaiah 49:6

And he says, "It is trivial {for you to be} a servant for me, to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel. I will give you as a light [to the] nations, to be my salvation to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 49:22-23

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! I will lift my hand up to [the] nations, and I will raise my signal to [the] peoples, and they shall bring your sons in [their] bosom, and your daughters shall be carried on [their] shoulders.

Hosea 1:10

The number of the children of Israel will be like the sand of the sea that cannot be measured or counted; and in the place where it is said to them, "You are not my people," it will be said to them, "Children of [the] living God."

Acts 5:31

This one God has exalted to his right hand [as] Leader and Savior to grant repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

Romans 15:12

And again Isaiah says, "The root of Jesse will come, even the one who rises to rule over the Gentiles; in him the Gentiles will put their hope."

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak about anything except [that] which Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak about anything except [that] which Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,

Ephesians 1:22

and he subjected all [things] under his feet and gave him [as] head over all [things] to the church,

1 Peter 2:10

who once [were] not a people, but now [are] the people of God, the ones [who were] not shown mercy, but now are shown mercy.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel blew the trumpet, and there was a loud voice in heaven saying, "The kingdom of the world has become [the kingdom] of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign {forever and ever}."

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