New International Version
He will guard the feet of his faithful servants, but the wicked will be silenced in the place of darkness. "It is not by strength that one prevails;
King James Bible
He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
Darby Bible Translation
He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
World English Bible
He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.
Young's Literal Translation
The feet of His saints He keepeth, And the wicked in darkness are silent, For not by power doth man become mighty.
1 Samuel 2:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He will keep the feet of his saints - He will order and direct all their goings, and keep them from every evil way.
The wicked shall be silent in darkness - The Targum understands this of their being sent to the darkness of hell; they shall be slain.
By strength shall no man prevail - Because God is omnipotent, and no power can be successfully exerted against him.
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But the subjects of the kingdom will be thrown outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
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who through faith are shielded by God's power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.
"'"The LORD bless you and keep you;
Let me not be put to shame, LORD, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and be silent in the realm of the dead.
No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength.
A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save.
The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him;
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