New International Version
to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples,
King James Bible
To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
Darby Bible Translation
To execute vengeance against the nations, [and] punishment among the peoples;
World English Bible
To execute vengeance on the nations, and punishments on the peoples;
Young's Literal Translation
To do vengeance among nations, Punishments among the peoples.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To execute vengeance upon the heathen - This may refer simply to their purpose of defending themselves to the uttermost, should their enemies attack them while building their wall: and they had every reason to believe that God would be with them; and that, if their enemies did attack them, they should be able to inflict the severest punishment upon them.
Punishments upon the people - The unfaithful and treacherous Jews; for we find that some, even of their nobles, had joined with Sanballat and Tobiah; (see Nehemiah 6:17-19): and it appears also that many of them had formed alliances with those heathens, which were contrary to the law; see Nehemiah 13:15-29.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Heinrich Suso Ps. cxlix. 3 To praise Him in the dance! O glorious day! The pilgrim journey done-- No more press forward on the weary way, For all is reached and won! His Hand at last, the Hand once pierced for me, For ever holdeth mine; O Lord, no songs, no harps of heaven wil be Sweet as one word of Thine. Lord, altogether lovely! then at last High shall the guerdon be, Thy kiss outweigh the weary ages past Of hearts that brake for Thee. ...... Yet now I know Thee as the hidden Bread, The living …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others
Wisdom and Revelation.
I will carry out great vengeance on them and punish them in my wrath. Then they will know that I am the LORD, when I take vengeance on them.'"
I will take vengeance in anger and wrath on the nations that have not obeyed me."
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