Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou established praise because of thine adversaries, to still the enemy and the avenger.

New American Standard Bible

From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.

King James Version

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

Holman Bible

Because of Your adversaries,
You have established a stronghold
from the mouths of children and nursing infants
to silence the enemy and the avenger.

International Standard Version

Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have established strength on account of your adversaries, in order to silence the enemy and vengeful foe.

A Conservative Version

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou have {perfected praise (LXX/NT)}, because of thine adversaries, that thou might still the enemy and the avenger.

American Standard Version

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou established strength, Because of thine adversaries, That thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

Amplified

Out of the mouths of babes and unweaned infants You have established strength because of Your foes, that You might silence the enemy and the avenger.

Bible in Basic English

You have made clear your strength even out of the mouths of babies at the breast, because of those who are against you; so that you may put to shame the cruel and violent man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou might still the enemy and the avenger.

Julia Smith Translation

Out of the mouth of children and sucklings thou hast founded strength on account of thine enemies, to cause the enemy and the avenger to cease.

King James 2000

Out of the mouth of babes and infants have you ordained strength because of your enemies, that you might still the enemy and the avenger.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the mouth of children and infants you have founded strength on account of your enemies, to silence [the] enemy and [the] avenger.

Modern King James verseion

Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings You have ordained strength, because of ones vexing You, to cause the enemy and the avenger to cease.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Out of the mouth of the very babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength, because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

NET Bible

From the mouths of children and nursing babies you have ordained praise on account of your adversaries, so that you might put an end to the vindictive enemy.

New Heart English Bible

From the lips of babes and infants you have ordained praise, because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger.

The Emphasized Bible

Out of the mouth of children and sucklings, hast thou laid a foundation of strength, - because of thine adversaries, to make foe and avenger be still.

Webster

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thy enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

World English Bible

From the lips of babes and infants you have established strength, because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger.

Youngs Literal Translation

From the mouths of infants and sucklings Thou hast founded strength, Because of Thine adversaries, To still an enemy and a self-avenger.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 8:2

References

Context Readings

God's Glory, Man's Dignity

1 {To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy majesty above the heavens. 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou established praise because of thine adversaries, to still the enemy and the avenger. 3 When I see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and stars, which thou hast established;


Cross References

Psalm 44:16

Because of the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason of the enemy and the avenger.

Matthew 21:16

and said to him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus says to them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?

1 Corinthians 1:27

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world, that he may put to shame the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world, that he may put to shame the strong things;

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.

Exodus 11:7

But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast; that ye may know that Jehovah distinguisheth between the Egyptians and Israel.

Exodus 15:16

Fear and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of thine arm they are still as a stone; Till thy people pass over, Jehovah, Till the people pass over that thou hast purchased.

Joshua 2:9-11

and said to the men, I know that Jehovah has given you the land, and that the dread of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you.

1 Samuel 2:9

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Psalm 4:4

Be moved with anger, and sin not; meditate in your own hearts upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Psalm 46:10

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.

Psalm 84:5-7

Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee, they, in whose heart are the highways.

Isaiah 37:20-29

And now, Jehovah our God, save us out of his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou art Jehovah, thou only.

Isaiah 37:36-38

And an angel of Jehovah went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead bodies.

Isaiah 40:31

but they that wait upon Jehovah shall renew their strength: they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not tire; they shall walk, and not faint.

Amos 5:9

He causeth destruction to break forth suddenly upon the strong, and bringeth destruction upon the fortress.

Habakkuk 2:20

But Jehovah is in his holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before him!

Luke 10:21

In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, My grace suffices thee; for my power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of the Christ may dwell upon me.

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