Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

42 And I beat them as dust before wind, As mire of the streets I empty them out. 43 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. 44 At the hearing of the ear they hearken to me, Sons of a stranger feign obedience to me,


Cross References

Isaiah 52:15

So doth he sprinkle many nations. Concerning him kings shut their mouth, For that which was not recounted to them they have seen, And that which they had not heard they have understood!

Isaiah 55:5

Lo, a nation thou knowest not, thou callest, And a nation who know thee not unto thee do run, For the sake of Jehovah thy God, And for the Holy One of Israel, Because He hath beautified thee.

2 Samuel 3:1

And the war is long between the house of Saul and the house of David, and David is going on and is strong, and the house of Saul are going on and are weak.

2 Samuel 8:1-18

And it cometh to pass afterwards that David smiteth the Philistines, and humbleth them, and David taketh the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 2:9-10

and causeth him to reign over Gilead, and over the Ashurite, and over Jezreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over Israel -- all of it.

2 Samuel 5:1-25

And all the tribes of Israel come unto David, to Hebron, and speak, saying, 'Lo, we are thy bone and thy flesh;

2 Samuel 10:1-19

And it cometh to pass afterwards, that the king of the Bene-Ammon dieth, and Hanun his son reigneth in his stead,

2 Samuel 19:9

And it cometh to pass, all the people are contending through all the tribes of Israel, saying, 'The king delivered us out of the hand of our enemies, yea, he himself delivered us out of the hand of the Philistines, and now he hath fled out of the land because of Absalom,

2 Samuel 22:44-46

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

Psalm 22:27-28

Remember and return unto Jehovah, Do all ends of the earth, And before Thee bow themselves, Do all families of the nations,

Psalm 108:9

Moab is a pot for my washing, Upon Edom I cast my shoe, Over Philistia I shout habitually.

Isaiah 49:6

And He saith, 'It hath been a light thing That thou art to Me for a servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob, And the preserved of Israel to bring back, And I have given thee for a light of nations, To be My salvation unto the end of the earth.'

Isaiah 49:22-23

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: 'Lo, I lift up unto nations My hand, And unto peoples I raise up Mine ensign, And they have brought thy sons in the bosom, And thy daughters on the shoulder are carried.

Hosea 1:10

and the number of the sons of Israel hath been as the sand of the sea, that is not measured nor numbered, and it hath come to pass in the place where it is said to them, Ye are not My people, it is said to them, Sons of the Living God;

Acts 5:31

this one God, a Prince and a Saviour, hath exalted with His right hand, to give reformation to Israel, and forgiveness of sins;

Romans 15:12

and again, Isaiah saith, 'There shall be the root of Jesse, and he who is rising to rule nations -- upon him shall nations hope;'

Romans 15:18

for I will not dare to speak anything of the things that Christ did not work through me, to obedience of nations, by word and deed,

Romans 16:26

and now having been made manifest, also, through prophetic writings, according to a command of the age-during God, having been made known to all the nations for obedience of faith --

Ephesians 1:22

and all things He did put under his feet, and did give him -- head over all things to the assembly,

1 Peter 2:10

who were once not a people, and are now the people of God; who had not found kindness, and now have found kindness.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh messenger did sound, and there came great voices in the heaven, saying, 'The kingdoms of the world did become those of our Lord and of His Christ, and he shall reign to the ages of the ages!'

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