New American Standard Bible
Therefore a strong people will glorify You; Cities of ruthless nations will revere You.
King James Bible
Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore shall the mighty people glorify thee, the city of terrible nations shall fear thee.
World English Bible
Therefore a strong people will glorify you. A city of awesome nations will fear you.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore honour Thee do a strong people, A city of the terrible nations feareth Thee.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The strong people - The reference here is not probably to the Babylonians, but to the surrounding nations. The deliverance of the Jews, and the destruction of Babylon, would be such striking events that they would lead the surrounding nations to acknowledge that it was the hand of God.
The city of the terrible nations - The word 'city' here is taken probably in a collective sense, to denote the cities or the strong places of the surrounding nations which would be brought thus to tremble before God. The destruction of a city so proud and wicked as Babylon would alarm them, and would lead them to fear that they might share the same fate, especially as many of them had been associated in oppressing the now delivered people of the land of Judea.
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Hope for the Heathen
Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.
Therefore glorify the LORD in the east, The name of the LORD, the God of Israel, In the coastlands of the sea.
But the multitude of your enemies will become like fine dust, And the multitude of the ruthless ones like the chaff which blows away; And it will happen instantly, suddenly.
They will lick the dust like a serpent, Like reptiles of the earth. They will come trembling out of their fortresses; To the LORD our God they will come in dread And they will be afraid before You.
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