New Living Translation
Don't kill them, for my people soon forget such lessons; stagger them with your power, and bring them to their knees, O Lord our shield.
King James Bible
Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
Darby Bible Translation
Slay them not, lest my people forget; by thy power make them wander, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield.
World English Bible
Don't kill them, or my people may forget. Scatter them by your power, and bring them down, Lord our shield.
Young's Literal Translation
Slay them not, lest my people forget, Shake them by Thy strength, And bring them down, O Lord our shield.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
59:11 My people - Over whom thou hast appointed me to be governor in due time. Forget - Their former danger, and thy glorious mercy in delivering them. Scatter - Let them wander from place to place, that they may carry the tokens of thy justice, and their own shame to all places.
LibraryThe King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
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"But watch out! Be careful never to forget what you yourself have seen. Do not let these memories escape from your mind as long as you live! And be sure to pass them on to your children and grandchildren.
be careful not to forget the LORD, who rescued you from slavery in the land of Egypt.
The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety.
O God, look with favor upon the king, our shield! Show favor to the one you have anointed.
that he would scatter their descendants among the nations, exiling them to distant lands.
Hurl your lightning bolts and scatter your enemies! Shoot your arrows and confuse them!
The enemy runs at the sound of your voice. When you stand up, the nations flee!
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