Deuteronomy 32:35
New International Version
It is mine to avenge; I will repay. In due time their foot will slip; their day of disaster is near and their doom rushes upon them.”

New Living Translation
I will take revenge; I will pay them back. In due time their feet will slip. Their day of disaster will arrive, and their destiny will overtake them.’

English Standard Version
Vengeance is mine, and recompense, for the time when their foot shall slip; for the day of their calamity is at hand, and their doom comes swiftly.’

Berean Study Bible
Vengeance is Mine; I will repay. In due time their foot will slip; for their day of disaster is near, and their doom is coming quickly.”

King James Bible
To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.

New King James Version
Vengeance is Mine, and recompense; Their foot shall slip in due time; For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things to come hasten upon them.’

New American Standard Bible
‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution; In due time their foot will slip. For the day of their disaster is near, And the impending things are hurrying to them.’

NASB 1995
‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them.’

NASB 1977
‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them.’

Amplified Bible
‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their disaster is at hand, And their doom hurries to meet them.’

Christian Standard Bible
Vengeance and retribution belong to me. In time their foot will slip, for their day of disaster is near, and their doom is coming quickly.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay. In time their foot will slip, for their day of disaster is near, and their doom is coming quickly.”

American Standard Version
Vengeance is mine, and recompense, At the time when their foot shall slide: For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Vengeance is mine, for I shall pay them in a time when their feet will slip, because that day of their breaking is near and the thing that is coming hurries toward them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
In the day of vengeance I will recompense, whensoever their foot shall be tripped up; for the day of their destruction is near to them, and the judgments at hand are close upon you.

Contemporary English Version
Soon our enemies will get what they deserve--suddenly they will slip, and total disaster will quickly follow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Revenge is mine, and I will repay them in due time, that their foot may slide: the day of destruction is at hand, and the time makes haste to come.

English Revised Version
Vengeance is mine, and recompence, At the time when their foot shall slide: For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

Good News Translation
The LORD will take revenge and punish them; the time will come when they will fall; the day of their doom is near.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will take revenge and be satisfied. In due time their foot will slip, because their day of disaster is near. Their doom is coming quickly.

International Standard Version
To me belong vengeance and recompense. In due time their feet will slip, because their time of calamity is near and the things prepared for them draw near.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, Against the time when their foot shall slip; For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

Literal Standard Version
Vengeance and retribution [are] Mine, At the due time—their foot slides; For near is a day of their calamity, And things prepared for them have hastened.

NET Bible
I will get revenge and pay them back at the time their foot slips; for the day of their disaster is near, and the impending judgment is rushing upon them!"

New Heart English Bible
Vengeance is mine, I will repay, at the time when their foot slides; for the day of their calamity is near, and the things to come hasten upon them."

World English Bible
Vengeance is mine, and recompense, at the time when their foot slides; for the day of their calamity is at hand. The things that are to come on them shall make haste."

Young's Literal Translation
Mine are vengeance and recompense, At the due time -- doth their foot slide; For near is a day of their calamity, And haste do things prepared for them.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Song of Moses
34“Have I not stored up these things, sealed up within My vaults? 35Vengeance is Mine; I will repay. In due time their foot will slip; for their day of disaster is near, and their doom is coming quickly.” 36For the LORD will vindicate His people and have compassion on His servants when He sees that their strength is gone and no one remains, slave or free.…

Cross References
Romans 12:19
Do not avenge yourselves, beloved, but leave room for God's wrath. For it is written: "Vengeance is Mine; I will repay, says the Lord."

Hebrews 10:30
For we know Him who said, "Vengeance is Mine; I will repay," and again, "The Lord will judge His people."

2 Peter 2:3
In their greed, these false teachers will exploit you with deceptive words. The longstanding verdict against them remains in force, and their destruction does not sleep.

Genesis 4:23
Then Lamech said to his wives: "Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; wives of Lamech, listen to my speech. For I have slain a man for wounding me, a young man for striking me.

Exodus 32:34
Now go, lead the people to the place I described. Behold, My angel shall go before you. But on the day I settle accounts, I will punish them for their sin."

Leviticus 19:18
Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against any of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.

1 Samuel 26:10
David added, "As surely as the LORD lives, the LORD Himself will strike him down; either his day will come and he will die, or he will go into battle and perish.


Treasury of Scripture

To me belongs vengeance and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come on them make haste.

To me

Deuteronomy 32:43
Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.

Psalm 94:1
O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.

Nahum 1:2,6
God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies…

their foot

Psalm 73:17-19
Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end…

Proverbs 4:19
The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Isaiah 8:15
And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.

for the day

2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

the things

Isaiah 5:19
That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it!

Isaiah 30:12,13
Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon: …

Isaiah 60:22
A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the LORD will hasten it in his time.









(35) To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence.--In the Epistle to the Hebrews (Hebrews 10:30) this sentence is quoted with the first clause of Deuteronomy 32:36, "For we know Him that said, Vengeance belongeth unto me. I will recompense, saith the Lord." And so in Romans 12:19.

Their foot shall slide in due time.--Rather, for the time when their foot shall slide.

Verse 35. - Render: Vengeance is mine, and retribution for the time when their feet shall totter; for the day of their calamity is at hand, and that which is prepared for them maketh haste. The tottering of the feet represents the incipient fall. God would manifest himself as the Avenger when their calamity began to come upon them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Vengeance
נָקָם֙ (nā·qām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5359: Vengeance

is Mine;
לִ֤י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

I will repay.
וְשִׁלֵּ֔ם (wə·šil·lêm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8005: Recompense

In due time
לְעֵ֖ת (lə·‘êṯ)
Preposition-l | Noun - common singular
Strong's 6256: Time, now, when

their foot
רַגְלָ֑ם (raḡ·lām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

will slip;
תָּמ֣וּט (tā·mūṭ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4131: To waver, to slip, shake, fall

for
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

their day
י֣וֹם (yō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3117: A day

of disaster
אֵידָ֔ם (’ê·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 343: Oppression, misfortune, ruin

is near,
קָרוֹב֙ (qā·rō·wḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7138: Near

and their doom
עֲתִדֹ֥ת (‘ă·ṯi·ḏōṯ)
Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's 6264: Prepared, skilful, treasure

is coming quickly.
וְחָ֖שׁ (wə·ḥāš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2363: To hurry, to be eager with excitement, enjoyment


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