Psalm 60:11
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New International Version
Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless.

King James Bible
Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Darby Bible Translation
Give us help from trouble; for vain is man's deliverance.

World English Bible
Give us help against the adversary, for the help of man is vain.

Young's Literal Translation
Give to us help from adversity, And vain is the deliverance of man.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man - We have done all we can do, and have trusted too much in ourselves; now, Lord, undertake for us.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 25:22 Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles.

Psalm 130:8 And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.


Psalm 108:12 Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Psalm 124:1-3 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say...

Psalm 146:3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.

Isaiah 30:7 For the Egyptians shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this, Their strength is to sit still.

Isaiah 31:3 Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When the LORD shall stretch out his hand...

help [heb.] salvation

Psalm 62:1 Truly my soul waits on God: from him comes my salvation.

Moab is My Washpot
What does Moab represent to you and to me? We are the children of Israel by faith in Christ, and in him we have obtained by covenant a promised land. Our faith may cry, "I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valles of Succoth." All things are ours in Christ Jesus; "Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine." Now Moab was outside of Canaan. It was not given to Israel as a possession, but in course of time it was subdued in warfare, and became tributary to the Jewish king. Even thus our faith overcometh
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Vehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
(a) The supreme and unique revelation of God to man is in the Person of the Incarnate Son. But though unique the Incarnation is not solitary. Before it there was the divine institution of the Law and the Prophets, the former a typical anticipation (de Incarn. 40. 2) of the destined reality, and along with the latter (ib. 12. 2 and 5) for all the world a holy school of the knowledge of God and the conduct of the soul.' After it there is the history of the life and teaching of Christ and the writings
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

Cross References
Psalm 33:16
No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength.

Psalm 146:3
Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save.

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