Parallel Verses

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.

Amplified


Give us help against the enemy,
For the help of man is worthless (ineffectual, without purpose).

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.

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 not You Yourself, O God, rejected us?
And will You not go forth with our armies, O God?
11 O give us help against the adversary,
For deliverance by man is in vain.
12 Through God we shall do valiantly,
And it is He who will tread down our adversaries.


Cross References

Psalm 146:3

Do not trust in princes,
In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.

Psalm 25:22

Redeem Israel, O God,
Out of all his troubles.

Psalm 62:1

For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
My soul waits in silence for God only;
From Him is my salvation.

Psalm 108:12

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

Psalm 124:1-3

A Song of Ascents, of David.
Had it not been the Lord who was on our side,”
Let Israel now say,

Psalm 130:8

And He will redeem Israel
From all his iniquities.

Isaiah 30:7

Even Egypt, whose help is vain and empty.
Therefore, I have called her
Rahab who has been exterminated.”

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptians are men and not God,
And their horses are flesh and not spirit;
So the Lord will stretch out His hand,
And he who helps will stumble
And he who is helped will fall,
And all of them will come to an end together.

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