Deuteronomy 32:31
New International Version
For their rock is not like our Rock, as even our enemies concede.

New Living Translation
But the rock of our enemies is not like our Rock, as even they recognize.

English Standard Version
For their rock is not as our Rock; our enemies are by themselves.

Berean Study Bible
For their rock is not like our Rock, even our enemies concede.

King James Bible
For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.

New King James Version
For their rock is not like our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges.

New American Standard Bible
“Indeed, their rock is not like our Rock; Even our enemies themselves judge this.

NASB 1995
“Indeed their rock is not like our Rock, Even our enemies themselves judge this.

NASB 1977
“Indeed their rock is not like our Rock, Even our enemies themselves judge this.

Amplified Bible
“For their rock is not like our Rock, Even our enemies themselves judge this.

Christian Standard Bible
But their “rock” is not like our Rock, as even our enemies concede.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But their “rock” is not like our Rock; even our enemies concede.

American Standard Version
For their rock is not as our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because their power was not like our Power, and our enemies are our Judges.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For their gods are not as our God, but our enemies are void of understanding.

Contemporary English Version
Even our enemies know that only our God is a Mighty Rock.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For our God is not as their gods: our enemies themselves are judges.

English Revised Version
For their rock is not as our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges.

Good News Translation
Their enemies know that their own gods are weak, not mighty like Israel's God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Their rock isn't like our rock. Even our enemies will agree with this.

International Standard Version
For their rock isn't like our Rock, as even our enemies admit.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For their rock is not as our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges.

Literal Standard Version
For their rock [is] not as our Rock (And our enemies [are] judges!)

NET Bible
For our enemies' rock is not like our Rock, as even our enemies concede.

New Heart English Bible
For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.

World English Bible
For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.

Young's Literal Translation
For not as our Rock is their rock, (And our enemies are judges!)

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Song of Moses
30How could one man pursue a thousand, or two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, unless the LORD had given them up? 31For their rock is not like our Rock, even our enemies concede. 32But their vine is from the vine of Sodom and from the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are poisonous; their clusters are bitter.…

Cross References
Exodus 14:25
He caused their chariot wheels to wobble, so that they had difficulty driving. "Let us flee from the Israelites," said the Egyptians, "for the LORD is fighting for them against Egypt!"

1 Samuel 2:2
There is no one holy like the LORD. Indeed, there is no one besides You! And there is no Rock like our God.

Psalm 18:31
For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God?

Isaiah 31:9
Their rock will pass away for fear, and their princes will panic at the sight of the battle standard," declares the LORD, whose fire is in Zion, whose furnace is in Jerusalem.


Treasury of Scripture

For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.

Exodus 14:25
And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.

Numbers 23:8,23
How shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy, whom the LORD hath not defied? …

1 Samuel 2:2
There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God.









(31) For their rock.--Perhaps this may be taken, For their rock (the enemies' God) is not as our Rock (Jehovah), and yet our enemies are judges, i.e., lords, over us. So Rashi takes it. The verse should be read as a parenthesis. The argument would be this: No cause can be found for the defeat of Israel except the displeasure of Jehovah. The enemies have no gods that could fight against Israel.

The word for judges occurs only in Exodus 21:22; Job 31:11. The phrase "our enemies themselves being judges" (of the question) is more like Latin than Hebrew, but it may be correct.

Verse 31. - The heathen had also a rock in which they trusted - their idol-gods; but even they knew and felt that their rock was not as the Rock of Israel, for, having often experienced the almighty power of God, they could not but acknowledge that he was mightier far than the gods whom they worshipped (cf. Exodus 14:25; Numbers 33, 34; Joshua 2:9; 1 Samuel 5:7). Moses is here himself again the speaker.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֛י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

their rock
כְצוּרֵ֖נוּ (ḵə·ṣū·rê·nū)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 6697: A cliff, a rock, boulder, a refuge, an edge

is not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

like our Rock,
צוּרָ֑ם (ṣū·rām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 6697: A cliff, a rock, boulder, a refuge, an edge

even our enemies
וְאֹיְבֵ֖ינוּ (wə·’ō·yə·ḇê·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 341: Hating, an adversary

concede.
פְּלִילִֽים׃ (pə·lî·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6414: A magistrate


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