New International Version
But you laugh at them, LORD; you scoff at all those nations.
King James Bible
But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.
Darby Bible Translation
But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations 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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou, O Lord, shalt laugh at them - They have mocked us; God will turn them and their schemes into ridicule and contempt: "Thou shalt have all these heathenish nations in derision."
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