Psalm 59:8
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New American Standard Bible
But You, O LORD, laugh at them; You scoff at all the nations.

King James Bible
But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

Darby Bible Translation
But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations in derision.

World English Bible
But you, Yahweh, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.

Young's Literal Translation
And Thou, O Jehovah dost laugh at them, Thou dost mock at all the nations.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

But thou, O Lord, shalt laugh at them - That is, God will hear them, and will have all their efforts in derision, or will treat them with contempt. See Psalm 2:4, note; Psalm 37:13, note.

Thou shalt have all the heathen in derision - All those referred to in this psalm - the enemies of David - who have the character, and who manifest the spirit of the pagan; that is, of those who are not actuated by true religion. See the notes at Psalm 59:5. This verse expresses the strong conviction of David, that all the efforts of his enemies would be vain; that God "would be" his Protector; and that he would save him from their evil designs.

Psalm 59:8 Parallel Commentaries

Wherefore this do Ye, virgins of God, this do Ye...
53. Wherefore this do ye, virgins of God, this do ye: follow ye the Lamb, whithersoever He shall have gone. But first come unto Him, Whom ye are to follow, and learn, in that He is meek and lowly of heart. Come ye in lowly wise unto the Lowly, if ye love: and depart not from Him, lest ye fall. For whoso fears to depart from Him asks and says, "Let there not come to me foot of pride." [2214] Go on in the way of loftiness with the foot of lowliness; Himself lifteth up such as follow in lowly wise,
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

Introduction. Chapter i. --The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers.
St. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey. But there are other reasons for the comparative neglect into which he has fallen. He learnt his theology, as we shall see, from Eastern authorities, and was not content to carry on and develop the traditional teaching of the West; and the disciple
St. Hilary of Poitiers—The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers

Cross References
Psalm 2:4
He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them.

Psalm 37:13
The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.

Proverbs 1:26
I will also laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your dread comes,

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