New American Standard Bible
He drove His adversaries backward; He put on them an everlasting reproach.
King James Bible
And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts: he put them to a perpetual reproach.
Darby Bible Translation
And he smote his adversaries in the hinder part, and put them to everlasting reproach.
World English Bible
He struck his adversaries backward. He put them to a perpetual reproach.
Young's Literal Translation
And He smiteth His adversaries backward, A reproach age-during He hath put on them,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And he smote his enemies in the hinder part - From behind; that is, as they fled. There are two ideas here: one, that they fled at his approach, or turned their backs; the other, that as they fled, he smote and destroyed them.
He put them to a perpetual reproach - As discomfited; as defeated and scattered; as unable to contend with him. The allusion is, probably, to the victories of David, occurring after the events related in the preceding verses.
Among such sins of the first table is that described in our text. It is consequently one of the masterpieces of iniquity, and we shall do well to purge ourselves of it. It is full of evil to ourselves, and is calculated to dishonor both God and man, therefore let us be in earnest to cut it up both root and branch. I think we have all been guilty of this in our measure; and we are not free from it even to this day. Whether we be saints or sinners, we may stand here and make our humble confession that …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
"The Sun of Righteousness"
A Jealous God
1 Samuel 5:6
Now the hand of the LORD was heavy on the Ashdodites, and He ravaged them and smote them with tumors, both Ashdod and its territories.
He also rejected the tent of Joseph, And did not choose the tribe of Ephraim,
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