Psalm 18:38
New International Version
I crushed them so that they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet.

New Living Translation
I struck them down so they could not get up; they fell beneath my feet.

English Standard Version
I thrust them through, so that they were not able to rise; they fell under my feet.

Berean Study Bible
I crushed them so they could not rise; they have fallen under my feet.

King James Bible
I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet.

New King James Version
I have wounded them, So that they could not rise; They have fallen under my feet.

New American Standard Bible
I shattered them, so that they were not able to rise; They fell under my feet.

NASB 1995
I shattered them, so that they were not able to rise; They fell under my feet.

NASB 1977
I shattered them, so that they were not able to rise; They fell under my feet.

Amplified Bible
I shattered them so that they were not able to rise; They fell [wounded] under my feet.

Christian Standard Bible
I crush them, and they cannot get up; they fall beneath my feet.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I crush them, and they cannot get up; they fall beneath my feet.

American Standard Version
I will smite them through, so that they shall not be able to rise: They shall fall under my feet.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall assault them and they will not be able to stand and they will fall under my feet.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will dash them to pieces and they shall not be able to stand: they shall fall under my feet.

Contemporary English Version
I stuck my sword through my enemies, and they were crushed under my feet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will break them, and they shall not be able to stand: they shall fall under my feet.

English Revised Version
I will smite them through that they shall not be able to rise: they shall fall under my feet.

Good News Translation
I strike them down, and they cannot rise; they lie defeated before me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I wounded them so badly that they were unable to get up. They fell under my feet.

International Standard Version
I struck them down, so they are not able to rise up; they fell under my feet.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have smitten them through, so that they are not able to rise; They are fallen under my feet.

Literal Standard Version
I strike them, and they are not able to rise, "" They fall under my feet,

NET Bible
I beat them to death; they fall at my feet.

New Heart English Bible
I struck them through, so that they did not rise. They fell beneath my feet.

World English Bible
I will strike them through, so that they will not be able to rise. They shall fall under my feet.

Young's Literal Translation
I smite them, and they are not able to rise, They fall under my feet,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD is My Rock
37I pursued my enemies and overtook them; I did not turn back until they were consumed. 38I crushed them so they could not rise; they have fallen under my feet. 39You have armed me with strength for battle; You have subdued my foes beneath me.…

Cross References
Psalm 36:12
There the evildoers lie fallen, thrown down and unable to rise.

Psalm 47:3
He subdues nations beneath us, and peoples under our feet.


Treasury of Scripture

I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet.

1 Samuel 17:49-51
And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth…

1 Samuel 23:5
So David and his men went to Keilah, and fought with the Philistines, and brought away their cattle, and smote them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah.

1 Samuel 30:17
And David smote them from the twilight even unto the evening of the next day: and there escaped not a man of them, save four hundred young men, which rode upon camels, and fled.









Verse 38. - I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet. It is remarkable that the nations which David subdued scarcely ever, while he lived, rose up again in revolt.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I crushed them
אֶ֭מְחָצֵם (’em·ḥā·ṣêm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4272: To dash asunder, to crush, smash, violently plunge, to subdue, destroy

so they could not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

rise;
ק֑וּם (qūm)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

they have fallen
יִ֝פְּל֗וּ (yip·pə·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

under
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

my feet.
רַגְלָֽי׃ (raḡ·lāy)
Noun - fdc | first person common singular
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda


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