Parallel Verses

Amplified


You crushed the heads of Leviathan (Egypt);
You gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.

New American Standard Bible

You crushed the heads of Leviathan;
You gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.

King James Version

Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

Holman Bible

You crushed the heads of Leviathan;
You fed him to the creatures of the desert.

International Standard Version

You crushed the heads of Leviathan. You set it as food for desert creatures.

A Conservative Version

Thou break the heads of leviathan in pieces. Thou gave him to be food to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

American Standard Version

Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces; Thou gavest him to be food to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

Bible in Basic English

The heads of the great snake were crushed by you; you gave them as food to the fishes of the sea.

Darby Translation

Thou didst break in pieces the heads of leviathan, thou gavest him to be meat to those that people the desert.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou didst break the heads of the sea monster, thou wilt give him for food to the people, to the inhabitants of the desert

King James 2000

You broke the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gave him to be food to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You crushed the heads of Leviathan; you gave him [as] food to [the] desert dwelling creatures.

Modern King James verseion

You cracked open the heads of leviathan, and gave him to be food to the people living in the wilderness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou smitest the heads of Leviathan in pieces, and givest him to be meat for the people in the wilderness.

NET Bible

You crushed the heads of Leviathan; you fed him to the people who live along the coast.

New Heart English Bible

You broke the heads of Leviathan in pieces. You gave him as food to people and desert creatures.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, didst crush the heads of the Sea-Monster, Thou didst give him to be food, for the people of the deserts;

Webster

Thou didst break the head of leviathan in pieces, and didst give him to be food to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

World English Bible

You broke the heads of Leviathan in pieces. You gave him as food to people and desert creatures.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast broken the heads of leviathan, Thou makest him food, For the people of the dry places.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 74:14

References

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Images Psalm 74:14

Context Readings

Prayer For Israel

13
You divided the [Red] Sea by Your strength;
You broke the heads of the sea monsters in the waters.
14 
You crushed the heads of Leviathan (Egypt);
You gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.
15
You broke open fountains and streams;
You dried up ever-flowing rivers.


Cross References

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the Lord will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent
With His fierce and great and mighty sword [rescuing Israel from her enemy],
Even Leviathan the twisted serpent;
And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.

Psalm 72:9


The nomads of the desert will bow before him,
And his enemies will lick the dust.

Exodus 12:35-36

Now the Israelites had acted in accordance with the word of Moses; and they had asked the Egyptians for articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing.

Exodus 14:30

The Lord saved Israel that day from the hand of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians [lying] dead on the seashore.

Numbers 14:9

Only do not rebel against the Lord; and do not fear the people of the land, for they will be our prey. Their protection has been removed from them, and the Lord is with us. Do not fear them.”

Job 3:8


“Let those curse it who curse the day,
Who are skilled in rousing up Leviathan.

Job 41:1-34

Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook?
Or press down his tongue with a cord?

Psalm 104:25-26


There is the sea, great and broad,
In which are swarms without number,
Creatures both small and great.

Revelation 20:2

And he overpowered and laid hold of the dragon, that old serpent [of primeval times], who is the devil and Satan, and bound him [securely] for a thousand years (a millennium);

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