Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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.

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 they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, which they are not able to perform. 12 Therefore shall you make them turn their back, when you shall make ready your arrows upon your strings toward their face. 13 Be exalted, LORD, in your own strength: so will we sing and praise your power.


Cross References

Psalm 7:12-13

If he turns not, he will whet his sword; he has bent his bow, and made it ready.

Psalm 18:40

You have also given me the necks of my enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me.

Job 7:20

I have sinned; what shall I do unto you, O you preserver of men? why have you set me as a mark against you, so that I am a burden to myself?

Job 16:12-13

I was at ease, but he has broken me asunder: he has also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at your presence.

Psalm 18:14

Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and vanquished them.

Psalm 44:10

You make us to turn back from the enemy: and they who hate us take spoil for themselves.

Psalm 56:9

When I cry unto you, then shall my enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.

Psalm 64:7

But God shall shoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded.

Lamentations 3:12

He has bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.

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