2 Samuel 22:41
New International Version
You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes.

New Living Translation
You placed my foot on their necks. I have destroyed all who hated me.

English Standard Version
You made my enemies turn their backs to me, those who hated me, and I destroyed them.

Berean Study Bible
You have made my enemies retreat before me; I put an end to those who hated me.

King James Bible
Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies, that I might destroy them that hate me.

New King James Version
You have also given me the necks of my enemies, So that I destroyed those who hated me.

New American Standard Bible
“You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I destroyed those who hated me.

NASB 1995
“You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I destroyed those who hated me.

NASB 1977
“Thou hast also made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I destroyed those who hated me.

Amplified Bible
“You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me [in retreat], And I destroyed those who hated me.

Christian Standard Bible
You have made my enemies retreat before me; I annihilate those who hate me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You have made my enemies retreat before me; I annihilate those who hate me.

American Standard Version
Thou hast also made mine enemies turn their backs unto me, That I might cut off them that hate me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the necks of my enemies you have converted to me and I shall stop my haters

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou hast caused mine enemies to flee before me, even them that hated me, and thou hast slain them.

Contemporary English Version
You made my enemies run, and I killed them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My enemies thou hast made to turn their back to me: them that hated me, and I shall destroy them.

English Revised Version
Thou hast also made mine enemies turn their backs unto me, that I might cut off them that hate me.

Good News Translation
You make my enemies run from me; I destroy those who hate me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You made my enemies turn their backs to me, and I destroyed those who hated me.

International Standard Version
You made my enemies turn and run— that is, those who hate me— and I destroyed them!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hast also made mine enemies turn their backs unto me; Yea, them that hate me, that I might cut them off.

Literal Standard Version
And my enemies—You give to me the neck, Those hating me—and I cut them off.

NET Bible
You make my enemies retreat; I destroy those who hate me.

New Heart English Bible
You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, that I might cut off those who hate me.

World English Bible
You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, that I might cut off those who hate me.

Young's Literal Translation
And mine enemies -- Thou givest to me the neck, Those hating me -- and I cut them off.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Song of Deliverance
40You have armed me with strength for battle; You have subdued my foes beneath me. 41You have made my enemies retreat before me; I put an end to those who hated me. 42They looked, but there was no one to save them—to the LORD, but He did not answer.…

Cross References
Exodus 23:27
I will send My terror ahead of you and throw into confusion every nation you encounter. I will make all your enemies turn and run.

Joshua 10:24
When they had brought the kings to Joshua, he summoned all the men of Israel and said to the army commanders who had accompanied him, "Come here and put your feet on the necks of these kings." So the commanders came forward and put their feet on their necks.


Treasury of Scripture

You have also given me the necks of my enemies, that I might destroy them that hate me.

necks

Genesis 49:8
Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before thee.

Exodus 23:27
I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.

Joshua 10:24
And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them.

I might

Psalm 21:8,9
Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies: thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee…

Luke 19:14,27
But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us…

2 Thessalonians 1:8,9
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You have made
תַּ֥תָּה (tat·tāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

my enemies
וְאֹ֣יְבַ֔י (wə·’ō·yə·ḇay)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 341: Hating, an adversary

retreat
עֹ֑רֶף (‘ō·rep̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6203: The nape, back of the neck, the back

before me;
לִּ֖י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

I put an end
וָאַצְמִיתֵֽם׃ (wā·’aṣ·mî·ṯêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 6789: To put an end to, exterminate

to those who hated me.
מְשַׂנְאַ֖י (mə·śan·’ay)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8130: To hate


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