New International Version
He will repay them for their sins and destroy them for their wickedness; the LORD our God will destroy them.
King James Bible
And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.
Darby Bible Translation
And he will bring upon them their iniquity, and will cut them off in their own evil: Jehovah our God will cut them off.
World English Bible
He has brought on them their own iniquity, and will cut them off in their own wickedness. Yahweh, our God, will cut them off.
Young's Literal Translation
And turneth back on them their iniquity, And in their wickedness cutteth them off; Jehovah our God doth cut them off!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall cut them off - This is repeated, to show that the destruction of the Babylonians was fixed and indubitable: and in reference to the Jews, the persecutors and murderers of our Lord and his apostles, it was not less so. Babylon is totally destroyed; not even a vestige of it remains. The Jews are no longer a nation; they are scattered throughout the world, and have no certain place of abode. They do not possess even one village on the face of the earth.
The last verse is thus translated and paraphrased in the old Psalter: -
Trans. And he sal yelde to thaim thair wickednes, and in thair malice he sall skater thaim: skater thaim sal Lorde oure God.
Par - Alswa say efter thair il entent, that thai wil do gude men harme; he sall yelde thaim pyne, and in thair malice thai sal be sundred fra the hali courte of hevene, and skatred emang the wiked fendes of hell.
For different views of several parts of this Psalm, see the Analysis.
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