Psalm 20:8
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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.

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Clarke'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


Psalm 34:21,22 Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate...

Judges 5:31 So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when he goes forth in his might...

but we

Psalm 2:6-10 Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion...

Psalm 5:2 Listen to the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for to you will I pray.

Psalm 24:7 Lift up your heads, O you gates; and be you lift up, you everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.

Psalm 44:4 You are my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob.

Psalm 74:12 For God is my King of old, working salvation in the middle of the earth.

The 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

Cross References
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.

Psalm 37:24
though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Isaiah 2:11
The eyes of the arrogant will be humbled and human pride brought low; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:17
The arrogance of man will be brought low and human pride humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

Jeremiah 50:37
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.

Micah 7:8
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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