New International Version
Break the teeth in their mouths, O God; LORD, tear out the fangs of those lions!
King James Bible
Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
O God, break their teeth in their mouth; break out the great teeth of the young lions, O Jehovah.
World English Bible
Break their teeth, God, in their mouth. Break out the great teeth of the young lions, Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
O God, break their teeth in their mouth, The jaw-teeth of young lions break down, O Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Break their teeth - He still compares Saul, his captains, and his courtiers, to lions; and as a lion's power of doing mischief is greatly lessened if all his teeth be broken, so he prays that God may take away their power and means of pursuing their bloody purpose. But he may probably have the serpents in view of which he speaks in the preceding verse; break their teeth - destroy the fangs of these serpents, in which their poison is contained. This will amount to the same meaning as above. Save me from the adders - the sly and poisonous slanderers: save me also from the lions - the tyrannical and blood-thirsty men.
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LibraryOf Internal Acts
Of Internal Acts Acts are distinguished into External and Internal. External acts are those which bear relation to some sensible object, and are either morally good or evil, merely according to the nature of the principle from which they proceed. I intend here to speak only of Internal acts, those energies of the soul, by which it turns internally to some objects, and averts from others. If during my application to God I should form a will to change the nature of my act, I thereby withdraw myself …
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Faith the Sole Saving Act.
The lions may roar and growl, yet the teeth of the great lions are broken.
Arise, LORD! Deliver me, my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked.
I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts-- men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.
He has broken my teeth with gravel; he has trampled me in the dust.
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