Psalm 59:14
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New American Standard Bible
They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city.

King James Bible
And at evening let them return; and let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Darby Bible Translation
And in the evening they shall return, they shall howl like a dog, and go round about the city.

World English Bible
At evening let them return. Let them howl like a dog, and go around the city.

Young's Literal Translation
And they turn back at evening, They make a noise like a dog, And they go round about the city.

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Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And at evening let them return - See the notes at Psalm 59:6. The original here is the same as in Psalm 59:6, with the exception of the word "and" at the beginning. This qualifies the sentence, and makes the construction in our version proper. The language is that of confident triumph. They came around the city to take David; they shouted and shrieked as dogs bark and howl when they come upon their prey. David asked God to interpose and save him; and then, says he, let them come if they will, and howl around the city; they will find no prey; they will be like hungry dogs from whom their anticipated victim has escaped. Let them come, and howl and rage. They can do no harm. They will meet with disappointment; and such disappointment will be a proper punishment for their sins.

Psalm 59:14 Parallel Commentaries

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St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

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