New American Standard Bible
And that He would cast their seed among the nations And scatter them in the lands.
King James Bible
To overthrow their seed also among the nations, and to scatter them in the lands.
Darby Bible Translation
And that he would make their seed fall among the nations, and disperse them through the countries.
World English Bible
that he would overthrow their seed among the nations, and scatter them in the lands.
Young's Literal Translation
And to cause their seed to fall among nations, And to scatter them through lands.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
To overthrow their seed also among the nations - Margin, as in Hebrew, "to make them fall;" to wit, among the surrounding people. The reference here is to the posterity of those who complained and fell in the wilderness. The result of their rebellion and complaining would not terminate with them. It would extend to their posterity, and the rebellion of the fathers would be remembered in distant generations. The overthrow of the nation, and its captivity in Babylon was thus one of the remote consequences of their rebellion in the wilderness.
And to scatter them in the lands - In foreign lands - as at Babylon. If this psalm was written at the time of the Babylonian captivity, this allusion would be most appropriate. It would remind the nation that its captivity there had its origin in the ancient and long-continued disposition of the people to revolt from God.
LibraryWhy are Men Saved?
"The hand that made us is Divine." If we listen to the rippling of the freshet at the mountain side, to the tumbling of the avalanche, to the lowing of the cattle, to the singing of the birds, to every voice and sound of nature, we shall hear this answer to the question, "God is our maker; he hath made us, and not we ourselves." The next question, as to design--Why were these things made?--is not so easy to answer, apart from Scripture; but when we look at Scripture we discover this fact--that as …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Fourteenth Day. The Holy one of God.
'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.
"The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the LORD drives you.
You give us as sheep to be eaten And have scattered us among the nations.
Do not slay them, or my people will forget; Scatter them by Your power, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield.
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