Exodus 17:16
Good News Translation
He said, "Hold high the banner of the LORD! The LORD will continue to fight against the Amalekites forever!"

Contemporary English Version
Then Moses explained, "This is because I depended on the LORD. But in future generations, the LORD will fight the Amalekites again and again."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because the hand of the throne of the Lord, and the war of the Lord shall be against Amalec, from generation to generation.

New American Bible
for he said, “Take up the banner of the LORD! The LORD has a war against Amalek through the ages.”

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Because the hand of the throne of the Lord, and the war of the Lord shall be against Amalec, from generation to generation.

Isaiah 66:1 Thus saith the Lord: Heaven is my throne, and the earth my footstool: what is this house that you will build to me? and what is this place of my rest?

Acts 7:49 Heaven is my throne and the earth my footstool. What house will you build me (saith the Lord)? Or what is the place of my resting?

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Psalm 21:8-11 Let thy hand be found by all thy enemies: let thy right hand find out all them that hate thee. . . .

Context
The Defeat of the Amalekites
15And Moses built an altar; and called the name thereof, The Lord, my exaltation, saying: 16Because the hand of the throne of the Lord, and the war of the Lord shall be against Amalec, from generation to generation.
Cross References
Genesis 22:16
By my own self have I sworn, saith the Lord: because thou hast done this thing, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake:

Exodus 15:2
The Lord is my strength and my praise, and he is become salvation to me: he is my God, and I will glorify him: the God of my father, and I will exalt him.

Additional Translations
“Indeed,” he said, “a hand was lifted up toward the throne of the LORD. The LORD will war against Amalek from generation to generation.”For he said, Because the LORD has sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

And he said, Jehovah hath sworn: Jehovah will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

For with a secret hand the Lord wages war upon Amalec to all generations.

And he said, For the hand is on the throne of Jah; Jehovah will have war with Amalek from generation to generation!

and he said, The LORD hath sworn: the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

He said, "Yah has sworn: 'Yahweh will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.'"

and saith, 'Because a hand is on the throne of Jah, war is to Jehovah with Amalek from generation -- generation.'
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