New International Version
With a blinding flash he destroys the stronghold and brings the fortified city to ruin.
King James Bible
That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.
Darby Bible Translation
He causeth destruction to break forth suddenly upon the strong, and bringeth destruction upon the fortress.
World English Bible
who brings sudden destruction on the strong, so that destruction comes on the fortress.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is brightening up the spoiled against the strong, And the spoiled against a fortress cometh.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That strengtheneth the spoiled - Who takes the part of the poor and oppressed against the oppressor; and, in the course of his providence, sets up the former, and depresses the latter.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
spoiled. Heb. spoil.
LibraryApril 15 Morning
Their Redeemer is strong.--JER. 50:34. I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins.--I have laid help upon one that is mighty.--The Lord. . . thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob.--Mighty to save.--Able to keep you from falling.--Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.--He is able . . . to save them …
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Whether, by Penance, Man is Restored to his Former Dignity?
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The Prophecy of Obadiah.
But your many enemies will become like fine dust, the ruthless hordes like blown chaff. Suddenly, in an instant,
The swift will not escape, the strong will not muster their strength, and the warrior will not save his life.
I will destroy the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds.
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