New American Standard Bible
All nations surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.
King James Bible
All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.
Darby Bible Translation
All nations encompassed me; but in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.
World English Bible
All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of Yahweh, I cut them off.
Young's Literal Translation
All nations have compassed me about, In the name of Jehovah I surely cut them off.
Psalm 118:10 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
All nations compassed me about - They surrounded me; they hemmed me in on every side, so that I seemed to have no chance to escape. It would seem from this that the psalm was composed by someone who was at the head of the government, and whose government had been attacked by surrounding nations. This would accord well with many things that occurred in the life of David; but there were also other times in the Jewish history to which it would be applicable, and there is nothing that necessarily confines it to the time of David.
But in the name of the Lord will I destroy them - Margin, as in Hebrew," cut them off." This is the language which he used at that time; the purpose which he then formed; an expression of the confidence which he then cherished. He meant to subdue them; he had no doubt that he would be able to do it.
LibraryBound to the Altar
Bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.' (Psalm cxviii. 27.) Periodically in our Halls we have had what we call Altar Services. At such times, and more especially during the Self-Denial and Harvest Festival efforts, Soldiers, friends, and others who are interested in God's work are invited to come forward with gifts of money to lay upon the special table which, for that occasion, serves the purpose of an altar. Those who have been present at these Meetings will not need …
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service
Sabbath Morning Hymn.
The Lively Stones. Rev. W. Morley Punshon.
To Pastors and Teachers
"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then recognize that her desolation is near.
When it was told to the Gazites, saying, "Samson has come here," they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. And they kept silent all night, saying, "Let us wait until the morning light, then we will kill him."
I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people Who have set themselves against me round about.
For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.
You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I destroyed those who hated me.
They have surrounded me like water all day long; They have encompassed me altogether.
Every morning I will destroy all the wicked of the land, So as to cut off from the city of the LORD all those who do iniquity.
Jump to PreviousCompass Compassed Cut Destroy Destroyed Encompassed Nations Round Surely Surrounded Verily
Jump to NextCompass Compassed Cut Destroy Destroyed Encompassed Nations Round Surely Surrounded Verily
LinksPsalm 118:10 NIV
Psalm 118:10 NLT
Psalm 118:10 ESV
Psalm 118:10 NASB
Psalm 118:10 KJV
Psalm 118:10 Bible Apps
Psalm 118:10 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 118:10 Chinese Bible
Psalm 118:10 French Bible
Psalm 118:10 German Bible
Psalm 118:10 Commentaries