Psalm 59:11 {58:12}
Good News Translation
Do not kill them, O God, or my people may forget. Scatter them by your strength and defeat them, O Lord, our protector.

Contemporary English Version
Don't kill them, or everyone may forget! Just use your mighty power to make them tremble and fall. You are a shield for your people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God shall let me see over my enemies: slay them not, lest at any time my people forget. Scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord, my protector:

New American Bible
Slay them not, God, lest they deceive my people. Shake them by your power; Lord, our shield, bring them down.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God shall let me see over my enemies: slay them not, lest at any time my people forget. Scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord, my protector:

Slay

Genesis 4:12-15 When thou shalt till it, it shall not yield to thee its fruit: a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be upon the earth. . . .

Judges 1:6,7 And Adonibezec fled: and they pursued after him and took him, and cut off his fingers and toes. . . .

Ecclesiastes 9:5 For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know nothing more, neither have they a reward any more: for the memory of them is forgotten.

Ezekiel 12:15,16 And they shall know that I am the Lord, when I shall have dispersed them among the nations, and scattered them in the countries. . . .

Ezekiel 14:22,23 Yet there shall be left in it some that shall be saved, who shall bring away their sons and daughters: behold they shall come among you, and you shall see their way, and their doings: and you shall be comforted concerning the evil that I have brought upon Jerusalem, in all things that I have brought upon it. . . .

Revelation 9:6 And in those days, men shall seek death and shall not find it. And they shall desire to die: and death shall fly from them.

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Psalm 44:11 Thou hast made us turn our back to our enemies: and they that hated us plundered for themselves.

Psalm 52:5 Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.

Leviticus 26:33 And I will scatter you among the Gentiles: and I will draw out the sword after you. And your land shall be desert, and your cities destroyed.

Deuteronomy 4:27 And scatter you among all nations, and you shall remain a few among the nations, to which the Lord shall lead you.

Deuteronomy 28:64 The Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from the farthest parts of the earth to the ends thereof: and there thou shalt serve strange gods, which both thou art ignorant of and thy fathers, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 30:3,4 The Lord thy God will bring back again thy captivity, and will have mercy on thee, and gather thee again out of all the nations, into which he scattered thee before. . . .

Ezekiel 12:15 And they shall know that I am the Lord, when I shall have dispersed them among the nations, and scattered them in the countries.

Luke 1:51,52 He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart. . . .

Luke 21:21 Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains: and those who are in the midst thereof depart out: and those who are in the countries not enter into it.

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Job 40:12 Look on all that are proud, and confound them, and crush the wicked in their place,

our shield

Psalm 3:3 But thou, O Lord, art my protector, my glory, and the lifter up of my head.

Psalm 84:11 For God loveth mercy and truth: the Lord will give grace and glory.

Context
Deliver Me From My Enemies
10My God, his mercy shall prevent me. 11God shall let me see over my enemies: slay them not, lest at any time my people forget. Scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord, my protector:12For the sin of their mouth, and the word of their lips: and let them be taken in their pride. And for their cursing and lying they shall be talked of,…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:9
Keep thyself therefore, and thy soul carefully. Forget not the words that thy eyes have seen, and let them not go out of thy heart all the days of thy life. Thou shalt teach them to thy sons and to thy grandsons,

Deuteronomy 6:12
And thou shalt have eaten and be full:

Psalm 18:2
The Lord is my firmament, my refuge, and my deliverer. My God is my helper, and in him will I put my trust. My protector, and the horn of my salvation, and my support.

Psalm 84:9
Behold, O God our protector: and look on the face of thy Christ.

Psalm 106:27
And to cast down their seed among the nations, and to scatter them in the countries.

Psalm 144:6
Send forth lightning, and thou shalt scatter them: shoot out thy arrows, and thou shalt trouble them.

Isaiah 33:3
At the voice of the angel the people fled, and at the lifting up thyself the nations are scattered.

Additional Translations
Do not kill them, or my people will forget. Scatter them by Your power, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield.Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by your power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

Slay them not, lest my people forget: Scatter them by thy power, and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

Slay them not, lest they forget thy law; scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord, my defender.

Slay them not, lest my people forget; by thy power make them wander, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield.

Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power, and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

Don't kill them, or my people may forget. Scatter them by your power, and bring them down, Lord our shield.

Slay them not, lest my people forget, Shake them by Thy strength, And bring them down, O Lord our shield.
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