Psalm 59:8
New International Version
But you laugh at them, LORD; you scoff at all those nations.

New Living Translation
But LORD, you laugh at them. You scoff at all the hostile nations.

English Standard Version
But you, O LORD, laugh at them; you hold all the nations in derision.

Berean Study Bible
But You, O LORD, laugh at them; You scoff at all the nations.

New American Standard Bible
But You, O LORD, laugh at them; You scoff at all the nations.

New King James Version
But You, O LORD, shall laugh at them; You shall have all the nations in derision.

King James Bible
But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

Christian Standard Bible
But you laugh at them, LORD; you ridicule all the nations.

Contemporary English Version
You, LORD, laugh at them and sneer at the nations.

Good News Translation
But you laugh at them, LORD; you mock all the heathen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But You laugh at them, LORD; You ridicule all the nations.

International Standard Version
But you, LORD, will laugh at them; you will mock all the nations.

NET Bible
But you, O LORD, laugh in disgust at them; you taunt all the nations.

New Heart English Bible
But you, LORD, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.

A Faithful Version
But You, O LORD, shall laugh at them; You shall hold all the nations in derision.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you, Lord Jehovah, laugh at them, and mock at all the nations.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
O LORD, you laugh at them. You make fun of all the nations.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But Thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; Thou shalt have all the nations in derision.

New American Standard 1977
But Thou, O LORD, dost laugh at them; Thou dost scoff at all the nations.

King James 2000 Bible
But you, O LORD, shall laugh at them; you shall have all the nations in derision.

American King James Version
But you, O LORD, shall laugh at them; you shall have all the heathen in derision.

American Standard Version
But thou, O Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; Thou wilt have all the nations in derision.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But thou, Lord, wilt laugh them to scorn; thou wilt utterly set at nought all the heathen.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But thou, O Lord, shalt laugh at them: thou shalt bring all the nations to nothing.

Darby Bible Translation
But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations in derision.

English Revised Version
But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

Webster's Bible Translation
But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

World English Bible
But you, Yahweh, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.

Young's Literal Translation
And Thou, O Jehovah dost laugh at them, Thou dost mock at all the nations.
Study Bible
Deliver Me From My Enemies
7See what they spew from their mouths—sharp words from their lips: “For who can hear us?” 8But You, O LORD, laugh at them; You scoff at all the nations.9I will keep watch for You, O my strength, because You, O God, are my fortress.…
Cross References
Psalm 2:4
The One enthroned in the heavens laughs; the Lord taunts them.

Psalm 37:13
but the Lord laughs, seeing that their day is coming.

Proverbs 1:26
in turn I will mock your calamity; I will sneer when terror strikes you,

Treasury of Scripture

But you, O LORD, shall laugh at them; you shall have all the heathen in derision.

Thou

Psalm 2:4
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

Psalm 37:13
The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

1 Samuel 19:15,16
And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him…

heathen

Psalm 59:5
Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

Matthew 18:17
And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.









Lexicon
But You,
וְאַתָּ֣ה (wə·’at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

O LORD,
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

laugh
תִּשְׂחַק־ (tiś·ḥaq-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7832: To laugh, to play

at them;
לָ֑מוֹ (lā·mōw)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

You scoff
תִּ֝לְעַ֗ג (til·‘aḡ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3932: To deride, to speak unintelligibly

at all
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the nations.
גּוֹיִֽם׃ (gō·w·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts
(8) Laugh.--Comp. Psalm 2:4, Note. Probably the same contrast is intended in these clauses as in Psalm 59:5.

Verse 8. - But thou, O Lord, shalt laugh at them (comp. Psalm 2:4). Thou shalt have all the heathen in derision (see the comment on ver. 5, and particularly the explanation there given of "all the heathen").
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