New International Version
May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" turn back because of their shame.
King James Bible
Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.
Darby Bible Translation
Let them turn back because of their shame that say, Aha! Aha!
World English Bible
Let them be turned because of their shame Who say, "Aha! Aha!"
Young's Literal Translation
Let them turn back because of their shame, Who are saying, 'Aha, aha.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That say, Aha, aha - האה האה Heach! heach! a note of supreme contempt. See on Psalm 40:15 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Aha, aha.  , a note of extreme contempt; marking insult and triumph at the same time.
You will observe that in this, and in the fortieth Psalm, this holy saying is put in opposition to the ungodly speeches of persecutors. The wicked say, "Aha, aha," therefore let those who love God's salvation have a common watchword with which to silence the malicious mockeries of the ungodly; let them say, "LET GOD BE MAGNIFIED." The earnestness of the wicked should be a stimulus to the fervency of the righteous. Surely, if God's enemies do not spare blasphemy and profanity, if they are always upon …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
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They sneer at me and say, "Aha! Aha! With our own eyes we have seen it."
May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" be appalled at their own shame.
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, "The LORD is great!"
May all who hate Zion be turned back in shame.
Say to them, 'Hear the word of the Sovereign LORD. This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because you said "Aha!" over my sanctuary when it was desecrated and over the land of Israel when it was laid waste and over the people of Judah when they went into exile,
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