New International Version
Surely God will crush the heads of his enemies, the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.
King James Bible
But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.
Darby Bible Translation
Verily God will smite the head of his enemies, the hairy scalp of him that goeth on still in his trespasses.
World English Bible
But God will strike through the head of his enemies, the hairy scalp of such a one as still continues in his guiltiness.
Young's Literal Translation
Only -- God doth smite The head of His enemies, The hairy crown of a habitual walker in his guilt.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The hairy scalp - קדקד שער kodkod sear. Does this mean any thing like the Indian scalping? Or does it refer to a crest on a helmet or headcap? I suppose the latter.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Burden-Bearing God
'Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits.'--(A.V.). 'Blessed be the Lord, who daily beareth our burden.' --PSALM lxviii. 19 (R.V.). The difference between these two renderings seems to be remarkable, and a person ignorant of any language but our own might find it hard to understand how any one sentence was susceptible of both. But the explanation is extremely simple. The important words in the Authorised Version, 'with benefits,' are a supplement, having nothing to represent them …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Rejoicing Before God.
Of the Three Woe Trumpets.
Letter Xlii to the Illustrious Youth, Geoffrey De Perrone, and his Comrades.
He will judge the nations, heaping up the dead and crushing the rulers of the whole earth.
I saw the Lord standing by the altar, and he said: "Strike the tops of the pillars so that the thresholds shake. Bring them down on the heads of all the people; those who are left I will kill with the sword. Not one will get away, none will escape.
You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. You crushed the leader of the land of wickedness, you stripped him from head to foot.
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