Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! You set your glory above the heavens! 2 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. 3 When I look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you established


Cross References

Psalm 44:16

because of the voice of the one who mocks and reviles, because of the enemy and the avenger.

Matthew 21:16

and asked him, "Do you hear what these people are saying?"

1 Corinthians 1:27

But God chose what is nonsense in the world to make the wise feel ashamed. God chose what is weak in the world to make the strong feel ashamed.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants.

Exodus 11:7

But among the Israelis, from people to animals, not even a dog will bark, so you may know that the LORD is distinguishing between the Egyptians and the Israelis.'

Exodus 15:16

Dread and fear have fallen on them, because of the strength of your arm. They have become silent as a stone, until your people pass by, LORD, until this people you acquired pass by.

Joshua 2:9-11

"I'm really convinced that the LORD has given you the land," she said, "because we're overwhelmed with fear of you. All the other inhabitants of the land are demoralized at your presence,

1 Samuel 2:9

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

Psalm 4:4

Be angry, yet do not sin. Think about this when upon your beds, and be silent. Interlude

Psalm 46:10

Be in awe and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted throughout the earth.

Psalm 84:5-7

How happy are those whose strength is in you, whose heart is on your path.

Isaiah 37:20-29

So now, LORD our God, save us from his oppressive hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O LORD, are God."

Isaiah 37:36-38

After this, the angel of the LORD went out and put to death 185,000 men in the Assyrian camp. When Hezekiah's army awakened in the morning there were all the dead bodies!

Isaiah 40:31

but those who keep waiting for the LORD will renew their strength. Then they'll soar on wings like eagles; they'll run and not grow weary; they'll walk and not grow tired."

Amos 5:9

It is he who is raining sudden destruction upon the strong like lightning, so that ruin comes upon the fortress.

Habakkuk 2:20

"The LORD is in his holy Temple. All the earth be quiet in his presence."

Luke 10:21

At that moment, the Holy Spirit made Jesus extremely joyful, so Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, because this is what was pleasing to you.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

but he has told me, "My grace is all you need, because my power is perfected in weakness." Therefore, I will most happily boast about my weaknesses, so that the Messiah's power may rest on me.

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