Psalm 136:18
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And slew mighty kings, For His lovingkindness is everlasting:

King James Bible
And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Darby Bible Translation
And slew famous kings, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;

World English Bible
And killed mighty kings; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, He doth slay honourable kings, For to the age is His kindness.

Psalm 136:18 Parallel

Psalm 136:18 Parallel Commentaries

The Minstrel
ELISHA needed that the Holy Spirit should come upon him to inspire him with prophetic utterances. "Holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost." We need that the hand of the Lord should be laid upon us, for we can never open our mouths in wisdom except we are under the divine touch. Now, the Spirit of God works according to his own will. "The wind bloweth where it listeth," and the Spirit of God operates as he chooseth. Elisha could not prophesy just when he liked; he must wait until
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 27: 1881

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