Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 mischief against thee, and imagined such a device as they are not able to perform. 12 Therefore shalt thou put them to flight, and the strings of thy bow shalt thou make ready against the face of them. 13 Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength; so will we sing and praise thy power.


Cross References

Psalm 7:12-13

If a man will not turn, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow and made it ready.

Psalm 18:40

Thou hast made mine enemies also to turn their backs upon me, and I shall destroy them that hate me. {TYNDALE: And thou madest mine enemies to turn their backs to me, and them that hated me, and I destroyed them.}

Job 7:20

I have offended; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? Why hast thou made me to stand in thy way, and am so heavy a burden unto myself?

Job 16:12-13

I was some time in wealth, but suddenly hath he brought me to naught. He hath taken me by the neck, he hath rent me, and set me, as it were a mark for him to shoot at.

Psalm 9:3

While mine enemies are driven back, they fall and perish at thy presence.

Psalm 18:14

He sent out his arrows and scattered them, he cast forth lightnings, and destroyed them. {TYNDALE: And he shot arrows and scattered them, and hurled lightning and turmoiled them.}

Psalm 44:10

Thou makest us to turn our backs upon our enemies, so that they which hate us spoil our goods.

Psalm 56:9

Whensoever I call upon thee, then shall mine enemies be put to flight; whereby I know that thou art my God.

Psalm 64:7

But God shall suddenly shoot with a swift arrow, that they shall be wounded.

Lamentations 3:12

He hath bent his bow, and made me as it were a mark to shoot at.

King James Version Public Domain

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

American Standard Version Public Domain

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain