New International Version
They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.
King James Bible
They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright.
Darby Bible Translation
They are bowed down and fallen; but we are risen and stand upright.
World English Bible
They are bowed down and fallen, but we rise up, and stand upright.
Young's Literal Translation
They -- they have bowed and have fallen, And we have risen and station ourselves upright.
Psalm 20:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They are brought down and fallen - They were so confident of victory that they looked upon it as already gained. They who trusted in their horses and chariots are bowed down, and prostrated on the earth: they are all overthrown.
But we are risen - We who have trusted in the name of Jehovah are raised up from all despondency; and we stand upright - we shall conquer, and go on to conquer.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Hymns of Isaac Watts
Bernard Manning A paper read to the University Congregational Society in Cambridge on Sunday, October 17, 1937. DR. HENRY BETTS and Dr. Albert Peel have recently revived the respectable game of comparing the hymns of Watts and the hymns of Wesley. I shall have to take a turn or two at it myself before I finish this paper. Indeed, no one can read Watts without having Wesley in mind, and nothing will enable a man to see the greatness of Watts's hymns so well as a thorough knowledge of Wesley's. I make …
Bernard L. Manning—The Hymns of Wesley and Watts: Five Papers
1 Chronicles 5:20
They were helped in fighting them, and God delivered the Hagrites and all their allies into their hands, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him.
though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
The eyes of the arrogant will be humbled and human pride brought low; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.
The arrogance of man will be brought low and human pride humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
A sword against her horses and chariots and all the foreigners in her ranks! They will become weaklings. A sword against her treasures! They will be plundered.
Do not gloat over me, my enemy! Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD will be my light.
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