Parallel Verses

Amplified

O give us help against the adversary, for vain (ineffectual and to no purpose) is the help or salvation of man.

New American Standard Bible

O give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

King James Version

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Holman Bible

Give us aid against the foe,
for human help is worthless.

International Standard Version

Help us in our distress, for human help is worthless.

A Conservative Version

Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man.

American Standard Version

Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

Bible in Basic English

Through God we will do great things, for through him our haters will be crushed under our feet.

Darby Translation

Give us help from trouble; for vain is man's deliverance.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Give us help from trouble, for vain is the salvation of man.

Julia Smith Translation

Give to us help from straits, for vain the salvation of man.

King James 2000

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Give us help against [the] adversary, for the help of humankind [is] futile.

Modern King James verseion

Give us help against our foe; for vain is the help of man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O be thou our help in trouble, for vain is the help of man.

NET Bible

Give us help against the enemy, for any help men might offer is futile.

New Heart English Bible

Give us help against the adversary, for the help of man is vain.

The Emphasized Bible

Grant us help out of distress, For, vain, is the deliverance of man:

Webster

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

World English Bible

Give us help against the adversary, for the help of man is vain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give to us help from adversity, And vain is the deliverance of man.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Prayer In Difficult Times

10 Have You not rejected us, O God? And will You not go forth, O God, with our armies? 11 O give us help against the adversary, for vain (ineffectual and to no purpose) is the help or salvation of man. 12 Through God we shall do valiantly, for He it is Who shall tread down our adversaries.


Cross References

Psalm 146:3

Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no help.

Psalm 25:22

Redeem Israel, O God, out of all their troubles.

Psalm 62:1

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation.

Psalm 108:12

Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man.

Psalm 124:1-3

If it had not been the Lord Who was on our side -- "now may Israel say -- "

Psalm 130:8

And He will redeem Israel from all their iniquities.

Isaiah 30:7

For Egypt's help is worthless and toward no purpose. Therefore I have called her Rahab Who Sits Still.

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptians are men and not God, and their horses are flesh and not spirit; and when the Lord stretches out His hand, both [Egypt] who helps will stumble, and [Judah] who is helped will fall, and they will all perish and be consumed together.

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