New American Standard Bible
"Distress and anguish terrify him, They overpower him like a king ready for the attack,
King James Bible
Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Darby Bible Translation
Distress and anguish make him afraid; they prevail against him, as a king ready for the battle.
World English Bible
Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Young's Literal Translation
Terrify him do adversity and distress, They prevail over him As a king ready for a boaster.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As a king ready to the battle - Fully prepared for a battle; whom it would be vain to attempt to resist. So mighty would be the combined forces of trouble and anguish against him, that it would be vain to attempt to oppose them.
LibraryOf Meditation Upon the Hidden Judgments of God, that we May not be Lifted up Because of Our Well-Doing
Thou sendest forth Thy judgments against me, O Lord, and shakest all my bones with fear and trembling, and my soul trembleth exceedingly. I stand astonished, and remember that the heavens are not clean in thy sight.(1) If Thou chargest Thine angels with folly, and didst spare them not, how shall it be unto me? Stars have fallen from heaven, and what shall I dare who am but dust? They whose works seemed to be praiseworthy, fell into the lowest depths, and they who did eat Angels' food, them have …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Meditations to Stir us up to Morning Prayer.
The Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
Man's Inability to Keep the Moral Law
"The wicked man writhes in pain all his days, And numbered are the years stored up for the ruthless.
"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.
"He wanders about for food, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that a day of darkness is at hand.
Because he has stretched out his hand against God And conducts himself arrogantly against the Almighty.
"And concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah you shall say, 'Thus says the LORD, "You have burned this scroll, saying, 'Why have you written on it that the king of Babylon will certainly come and destroy this land, and will make man and beast to cease from it?'"
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