Parallel Verses

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.

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 infants and nursing babes You have established strength
Because of Your adversaries,
That You might silence the enemy and make the revengeful cease.

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.

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 overseer upon the stringed instrument, chanting of David. O Jehovah our Lord, how mighty thy name in all the earth! who will set thy majesty over the heavens. 2 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. 3 For I shall see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers; the moon and the stars which thou didst prepare.


Cross References

Psalm 44:16

From the voice of him reproaching and reviling, from the face of the enemy and avenger.

Matthew 21:16

And they said to him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus says to them, Yes; have ye never read, That out of the mouths of young children and sucklings thou hast adjusted praise?

1 Corinthians 1:27

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

Matthew 11:25

In that time Jesus having answered, said, I acknowledge to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for thou hast hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to children.

Exodus 11:7

And against all the sons of Israel, a dog shall not sharpen his tongue, from man and even to cattle: so that ye shall know that Jehovah will separate between Egypt and between IsraeL

Exodus 15:16

Dread shall fall upon them and terror: by the greatness of thine arm they shall be dumb as a stone; till thy people pass over, O Jehovah: till this people pass over, thou didst buy.

Joshua 2:9-11

And she will say to the men, I knew that Jehovah gave to you the land, and that your terror fell upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land melted from your face.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will watch the feet of the merciful and the unjust shall be silent in darkness; for not by strength shall man prevail.

Psalm 4:4

Be ye disturbed, and ye shall not sin: say in your heart upon your bed,

Psalm 46:10

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

Psalm 84:5-7

Happy the man strength to him in thee; the raised ways in their heart;

Isaiah 37:20-29

And now, Jehovah our God, save us from his hand, and all the kingdoms of the earth shall know that thou alone art Jehovah.

Isaiah 37:36-38

And the messenger of Jehovah will go forth, and strike in the camp of Assur a hundred and eighty-five thousand: and they will rise early in the morning, and behold, all of them dead corpses.

Isaiah 40:31

And they waiting for Jehovah shall change power; they shall go up on the wing as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall go and not faint.

Amos 5:9

Causing desolation to shine forth upon the strong one and desolation shall come against the fortress.

Habakkuk 2:20

And Jehovah in his holy temple: be silent all the earth before his face.

Luke 10:21

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I will acknowledge to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and hast revealed them to babes: yes Father, for so was it benevolence before thee.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, My grace suffices thee: for my power is perfected in weakness. Therefore very willingly will I boast rather in my weaknesses, that Christ's power may lodge upon me.

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