New International Version
Though you search for your enemies, you will not find them. Those who wage war against you will be as nothing at all.
King James Bible
Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them -- them that contend with thee; they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
World English Bible
You will seek them, and won't find them, even those who contend with you. Those who war against you will be as nothing, as a non-existent thing.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou seekest them, and findest them not, The men who debate with thee, They are as nothing, yea, as nothing, The men who war with thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Be not dismayed - ואל תשתע veal tishta, "And be not dismayed. "The ו vau is added by twenty-one of Dr. Kennicott's MSS., thirty of De Rossi's, and one of my own, and three editions. It makes the sense more complete.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
them that contended with thee. Heb. the men of thy contention. they that war against thee. Heb. the men of thy war.
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he will perish forever, like his own dung; those who have seen him will say, 'Where is he?'
I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a luxuriant native tree,
but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found.
In the evening, sudden terror! Before the morning, they are gone! This is the portion of those who loot us, the lot of those who plunder us.
Her nobles will have nothing there to be called a kingdom, all her princes will vanish away.
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