2 Samuel 22:15
New International Version
He shot his arrows and scattered the enemy, with great bolts of lightning he routed them.

New Living Translation
He shot arrows and scattered his enemies; his lightning flashed, and they were confused.

English Standard Version
And he sent out arrows and scattered them; lightning, and routed them.

Berean Study Bible
He shot His arrows and scattered the foes; He hurled lightning and routed them.

King James Bible
And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them.

New King James Version
He sent out arrows and scattered them; Lightning bolts, and He vanquished them.

New American Standard Bible
“And He shot arrows and scattered them, Lightning, and routed them.

NASB 1995
“And He sent out arrows, and scattered them, Lightning, and routed them.

NASB 1977
“And He sent out arrows, and scattered them, Lightning, and routed them.

Amplified Bible
“He sent out arrows and scattered them; Lightning, and confused them.

Christian Standard Bible
He shot arrows and scattered them; he hurled lightning bolts and routed them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He shot arrows and scattered them; He hurled lightning bolts and routed them.

American Standard Version
And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; Lightning, and discomfited them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He sent his arrows and scattered them and he multiplied lightnings and he troubled them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he sent forth arrows, and scattered them, and he flashed lightning, and dismayed them.

Contemporary English Version
You scattered your enemies with arrows of lightning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shot arrows and scattered them: lightning, and consumed them.

English Revised Version
And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them.

Good News Translation
He shot his arrows and scattered his enemies; with flashes of lightning he sent them running.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He shot arrows and scattered them. He flashed streaks of lightning and threw them into confusion.

International Standard Version
He launched his arrows and scattered them— his lightning routed them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He sent out arrows, and scattered them; Lightning, and discomfited them.

Literal Standard Version
And He sends forth arrows, and scatters them; Lightning, and troubles them;

NET Bible
He shot arrows and scattered them, lightning and routed them.

New Heart English Bible
And he sent out arrows and scattered them, and he shot lightning bolts and routed them.

World English Bible
He sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and confused them.

Young's Literal Translation
And He sendeth forth arrows, And scattereth them; Lightning, and troubleth them;

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Song of Deliverance
14The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded. 15He shot His arrows and scattered the foes; He hurled lightning and routed them. 16The channels of the sea appeared, and the foundations of the world were exposed at the rebuke of the LORD, at the blast of the breath of His nostrils.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:23
I will heap disasters upon them; I will spend My arrows against them.

Joshua 10:10
And the LORD threw them into confusion before Israel, who defeated them in a great slaughter at Gibeon, pursued them along the ascent to Beth-horon, and struck them down as far as Azekah and Makkedah.

1 Samuel 7:10
As the Philistines drew near to fight against Israel, Samuel was sacrificing the burnt offering. But that day the LORD thundered loudly against the Philistines and threw them into such confusion that they fled before Israel.


Treasury of Scripture

And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them.

arrows

Deuteronomy 32:23
I will heap mischiefs upon them; I will spend mine arrows upon them.

Joshua 10:10
And the LORD discomfited them before Israel, and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them along the way that goeth up to Bethhoron, and smote them to Azekah, and unto Makkedah.

Psalm 7:12,13
If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He shot
וַיִּשְׁלַ֥ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

His arrows
חִצִּ֖ים (ḥiṣ·ṣîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2671: A piercer, an arrow, a wound, thunderbolt, the shaft of a, spear

and scattered [the foes];
וַיְפִיצֵ֑ם (way·p̄î·ṣêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 6327: To be dispersed or scattered

He hurled lightning
בָּרָ֖ק (bā·rāq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1300: Lightning, a gleam, a flashing sword

and routed them.
וַיָּהֹֽם׃ (way·yā·hōm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2000: To make a noise, move noisily, confuse, discomfit


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