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Bible in Basic English

Their backs will be turned when you make ready the cords of your bow against their faces.

New American Standard Bible

For You will make them turn their back;
You will aim with Your bowstrings at their faces.

King James Version

Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back, when thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.

Holman Bible

Instead, you will put them to flight
when you aim your bow at their faces.

International Standard Version

Indeed, you will make them retreat, when you aim your bow at their faces.

A Conservative Version

For thou will make them turn their back. Thou will make ready with thy bowstrings against their face.

American Standard Version

For thou wilt make them turn their back; Thou wilt make ready with thy bowstrings against their face.

Amplified


For You will make them turn their backs [in defeat];
You will aim Your bowstring [of divine justice] at their faces.

Darby Translation

For thou wilt make them turn their back; thou wilt make ready thy bowstring against their face.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou wilt set them the shoulder among thine being left, thou wilt prepare against their face.

King James 2000

Therefore shall you make them turn their back, when you shall make ready your arrows upon your strings toward their face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you will {turn them to flight}; you will aim [arrows] on your bowstrings at their faces.

Modern King James verseion

For You shall make them turn the back; You shall make ready Your arrows on Your strings against their faces.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore shalt thou put them to flight, and the strings of thy bow shalt thou make ready against the face of them.

NET Bible

For you make them retreat when you shoot your arrows at them.

New Heart English Bible

For you will make them turn their back, when you aim drawn bows at their face.

The Emphasized Bible

For thou wilt cause them to turn their back, Upon thy bow-strings, wilt thou make ready against their face.

Webster

Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back, when thou shalt make ready thy arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.

World English Bible

For you will make them turn their back, when you aim drawn bows at their face.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou makest them a butt, When Thy strings Thou preparest against their faces.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The King's Victory

11 For their thoughts were bitter against you: they had an evil design in their minds, which they were not able to put into effect. 12 Their backs will be turned when you make ready the cords of your bow against their faces. 13 Be lifted up, O Lord, in your strength; so will we make songs in praise of your power.


Cross References

Psalm 7:12-13

If a man is not turned from his evil, he will make his sword sharp; his bow is bent and ready.

Psalm 18:40

By you their backs are turned in flight, so that my haters are cut off.

Job 7:20

If I have done wrong, what have I done to you, O keeper of men? why have you made me a mark for your blows, so that I am a weariness to myself?

Job 16:12-13

I was in comfort, but I have been broken up by his hands; he has taken me by the neck, shaking me to bits; he has put me up as a mark for his arrows.

Psalm 9:3

When my haters are turned back, they will be broken and overcome before you.

Psalm 18:14

He sent out his arrows, driving them in all directions; by his flames of fire they were troubled.

Psalm 44:10

Because of this we are turned back by the attacker: those who have hate for us take our goods for themselves.

Psalm 56:9

When I send up my cry to you, my haters will be turned back; I am certain of this, for God is with me.

Psalm 64:7

But God sends out an arrow against them; suddenly they are wounded.

Lamentations 3:12

With his bow bent, he has made me the mark for his arrows.

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