Psalm 9:20 Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.

King James Version

Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Holman Bible

Put terror in them, Lord; let the nations know they are only men. Selah

International Standard Version

Make them afraid, LORD, Let the nations know that they are only human. Interlude

A Conservative Version

Put them in fear, O LORD. Let the nations know themselves to be but men. Selah.

American Standard Version

Put them in fear, O Jehovah: Let the nations know themselves to be but men. Selah

Amplified

Put them in fear [make them realize their frail nature], O Lord, that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

Put them in fear, O Lord, so that the nations may see that they are only men. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Put them in fear, Jehovah: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Put fear into them, O LORD: that the Gentiles may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Put fear to them, O Jehovah: the nations shall know they are man. Silence.

King James 2000

Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O Yahweh, put them in fear. Let [the] nations know they [are merely] human. Selah

Modern King James verseion

Put them in fear, O Jehovah, let the nations know they are but men. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O LORD, put a schoolmaster over them, that the Heathen may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

NET Bible

Terrify them, Lord! Let the nations know they are mere mortals! (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

Put them in fear, LORD. Let the nations know that they are only men. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Appoint, O Yahweh, a terror for them, - Let the nations know that they are men. Selah.

Webster

Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

World English Bible

Put them in fear, Yahweh. Let the nations know that they are only men. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Appoint, O Jehovah, a director to them, Let nations know they are men! Selah.

References

Easton

Context Readings

Celebration Of God's Justice

19 Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail; Let the nations be judged before You. 20 Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.


Cross References

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.

Exodus 15:16

"Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.

Exodus 23:27

"I will send My terror ahead of you, and throw into confusion all the people among whom you come, and I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you.

Deuteronomy 2:25

'This day I will begin to put the dread and fear of you upon the peoples everywhere under the heavens, who, when they hear the report of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.'

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

Psalm 76:12

He will cut off the spirit of princes; He is feared by the kings of the earth.

Psalm 82:6-7

I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.

Jeremiah 32:40

"I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; and I will put the fear of Me in their hearts so that they will not turn away from Me.

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--

Ezekiel 28:9

'Will you still say, "I am a god," In the presence of your slayer, Though you are a man and not God, In the hands of those who wound you?

Ezekiel 30:13

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "I will also destroy the idols And make the images cease from Memphis. And there will no longer be a prince in the land of Egypt; And I will put fear in the land of Egypt.

Acts 12:22-23

The people kept crying out, "The voice of a god and not of a man!"

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