New Living Translation
He causes wars to end throughout the earth. He breaks the bow and snaps the spear; he burns the shields with fire.
King James Bible
He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
Darby Bible Translation
He hath made wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariots in the fire.
World English Bible
He makes wars cease to the end of the earth. He breaks the bow, and shatters the spear. He burns the chariots in the fire.
Young's Literal Translation
Causing wars to cease, Unto the end of the earth, the bow he shivereth, And the spear He hath cut asunder, Chariots he doth burn with fire.
Psalm 46:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
46:9 To cease - He hath settled as in a firm and well - grounded peace. The land - Of Israel: from one end of it to the other. The bow - The bows and spears, and chariots of their enemies.
LibraryHigher Degree of Prayer, which is that of the Simple Presence of God, or Active Contemplation.
The soul, faithfully exercising itself in the affection and love of its God, is astonished to find Him taking complete possession of it. His presence becomes so natural, that it would be impossible not to have it: it becomes habitual to the soul, which is also conscious of a great calm spreading over it. Its prayer is all silence, and God imparts to it an intrinsic love, which is the commencement of ineffable happiness. Oh, if I could describe the infinite degrees which follow! But I must stop here, …
Jeanne Marie Bouvières—A Short Method Of Prayer And Spiritual Torrents
The River of God
Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity. Be Strong in the Lord
1 Samuel 2:4
The bow of the mighty is now broken, and those who stumbled are now strong.
2 Samuel 3:1
That was the beginning of a long war between those who were loyal to Saul and those loyal to David. As time passed David became stronger and stronger, while Saul's dynasty became weaker and weaker.
But their swords will stab their own hearts, and their bows will be broken.
There he has broken the fiery arrows of the enemy, the shields and swords and weapons of war. Interlude
The LORD will mediate between nations and will settle international disputes. They will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will no longer fight against nation, nor train for war anymore.
The boots of the warrior and the uniforms bloodstained by war will all be burned. They will be fuel for the fire.
This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies says: "I will destroy the archers of Elam--the best of their forces.
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