Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

Bible in Basic English

Their backs will be turned when you make ready the cords of your bow against 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 Though they plot evil against you and devise schemes, they will not succeed. 12 Indeed, you will make them retreat, when you aim your bow at their faces. 13 Rise up, LORD, because you are strong; we will sing and praise your power. To the Director: To the tune of "Doe of the Dawn".A Davidic Psalm.


Cross References

Psalm 7:12-13

If the ungodly one doesn't repent, God will sharpen his sword; he will string his bow and prepare it.

Psalm 18:40

You have made my enemies turn their back to me, and I will destroy those who hate me.

Job 7:20

So what if I sin? What have I done against you, you observer of humankind? Why have you made me your target? Why burden yourself with me?

Job 16:12-13

"He tore me apart when I was at ease; grabbing me by my neck, he shook me to pieces then he really made me his target.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies turn back, they will stumble and perish before you.

Psalm 18:14

He shot his arrows and scattered them; with many lightning bolts he frightened them.

Psalm 44:10

You made us retreat from our oppressors. Our enemies ransacked us.

Psalm 56:9

My enemies will retreat when I call on you. This has been my experience, because God is with me.

Psalm 64:7

But God shot an arrow at them, and they were wounded immediately.

Lamentations 3:12

He bent his bow, aiming at me with his arrow.

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