2 Samuel 22:40
Parallel Verses
King James Version
For thou hast girded me with strength to battle: them that rose up against me hast thou subdued under me.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou girdedst me with strength to battle: Thou didst subdue under me those that rose up against me.

World English Bible
For you have armed me with strength for the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.

Young's Literal Translation
And Thou girdest me with strength for battle, Thou causest my withstanders to bow under me.

2 Samuel 22:40 Parallel
Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

subdued: Heb. caused to bow

Geneva Study Bible

For thou hast {q} girded me with strength to battle: them that rose up against me hast thou subdued under me.

(q) He acknowledges that God was the author of his victories, who gave him strength.2 Samuel 22:40 Parallel Commentaries

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