Parallel Verses

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.

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 delivered me from the strivings of the people; You made me the head of the nations; a people I had not known served 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the Gentiles: a people whom I did not know served 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.

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 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. 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 shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they understand.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, you shall call a nation that you don't know; and a nation that didn't know you shall run to you, because of Yahweh your God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he has glorified you."

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

After this it happened that David struck 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 came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

2 Samuel 10:1-19

It happened after this, that the king of the children of Ammon died, and Hanun his son reigned in his place.

2 Samuel 19:9

All the people were at strife 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 has fled out of the land from Absalom.

2 Samuel 22:44-46

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

Psalm 22:27-28

All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to Yahweh. All the relatives of the nations shall worship before you.

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash pot. I will toss my sandal on Edom. I will shout over Philistia."

Isaiah 49:6

yes, he says, "It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give you for a light to the nations, that you may be my salvation to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 49:22-23

Thus says the Lord Yahweh, "Behold, I will lift up my hand to the nations, and set up my banner to the peoples; and they shall bring your sons in their bosom, and your daughters shall be carried on their shoulders.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel will be as the sand of the sea, which can't be measured nor numbered; and it will come to pass that, in the place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'

Acts 5:31

God exalted him with his right hand to be a Prince and a Savior, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins.

Romans 15:12

Again, Isaiah says, "There will be the root of Jesse, he who arises to rule over the Gentiles; in him the Gentiles will hope."

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak of any things except those which Christ worked through me, for the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,

Romans 16:26

(14:25) but now is revealed, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, is made known for obedience of faith to all the nations;

Ephesians 1:22

He put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things for the assembly,

1 Peter 2:10

who in time past were no people, but now are God's people, who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Revelation 11:15

The seventh angel sounded, and great voices in heaven followed, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the Kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ. He will reign forever and ever!"

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