Psalm 83:15
New International Version
so pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your storm.

New Living Translation
chase them with your fierce storm; terrify them with your tempest.

English Standard Version
so may you pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your hurricane!

Berean Study Bible
so pursue them with Your tempest, and terrify them with Your storm.

King James Bible
So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.

New King James Version
So pursue them with Your tempest, And frighten them with Your storm.

New American Standard Bible
So pursue them with Your heavy gale, And terrify them with Your storm.

NASB 1995
So pursue them with Your tempest And terrify them with Your storm.

NASB 1977
So pursue them with Thy tempest, And terrify them with Thy storm.

Amplified Bible
So pursue them with Your tempest And terrify them with [the violence of] Your storm.

Christian Standard Bible
so pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your storm.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so pursue them with Your tempest and terrify them with Your storm.

American Standard Version
So pursue them with thy tempest, And terrify them with thy storm.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
So chase them in your hurricane and trouble them in your whirlwinds.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
so shalt thou persecute them with thy tempest, and trouble them in thine anger.

Contemporary English Version
pursue and terrify them with storms of your own.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So shalt thou pursue them with thy tempest: and shalt trouble them in thy wrath.

English Revised Version
So pursue them with thy tempest, and terrify them with thy storm.

Good News Translation
chase them away with your storm and terrify them with your fierce winds.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the way fire burns a forest and flames set mountains on fire.

International Standard Version
Pursue them with your storm and terrify them with your whirlwind.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So pursue them with Thy tempest, And affright them with Thy storm.

Literal Standard Version
So You pursue them with Your whirlwind, And trouble them with Your windstorm.

NET Bible
chase them with your gale winds, and terrify them with your windstorm.

New Heart English Bible
so pursue them with your tempest, and terrify them with your storm.

World English Bible
so pursue them with your tempest, and terrify them with your storm.

Young's Literal Translation
So dost Thou pursue them with Thy whirlwind, And with Thy hurricane troublest them.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Be Still, O God
14As fire consumes a forest, as a flame sets the mountains ablaze, 15so pursue them with Your tempest, and terrify them with Your storm. 16Cover their faces with shame, that they may seek Your name, O LORD.…

Cross References
Job 9:17
For He would crush me with a tempest and multiply my wounds without cause.

Psalm 58:9
Before your pots can feel the burning thorns--whether green or dry--He will sweep them away.

Lamentations 3:43
You have covered Yourself in anger and pursued us; You have killed without pity.


Treasury of Scripture

So persecute them with your tempest, and make them afraid with your storm.

Psalm 11:6
Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.

Psalm 50:3
Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Psalm 58:9
Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.









Verse 15. - So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm. There is some confusion of metaphors; but the general meaning is clear. God is called upon to execute vengeance upon Israel's enemies by sweeping them away with the storm and tempest of his wrath (comp. Job 9:17; Isaiah 29:6).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
so
כֵּ֭ן (kên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

pursue them
תִּרְדְּפֵ֣ם (tir·də·p̄êm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute

with Your tempest,
בְּסַעֲרֶ֑ךָ (bə·sa·‘ă·re·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5591: A hurricane

and terrify them
תְבַהֲלֵֽם׃ (ṯə·ḇa·hă·lêm)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 926: To tremble inwardly, be, alarmed, agitated, to hasten anxiously

with Your storm.
וּבְסוּפָתְךָ֥ (ū·ḇə·sū·p̄ā·ṯə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5492: A storm wind


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