New International Version
I broke the fangs of the wicked and snatched the victims from their teeth.
King James Bible
And I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
Darby Bible Translation
And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
World English Bible
I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.
Young's Literal Translation
And I break the jaw-teeth of the perverse, And from his teeth I cast away prey.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I brake the jaws of the wicked - A metaphor taken from hunting. A beast of prey had entered into the fold, and carried off a sheep. "The huntsman comes, assails the wicked beast, breaks his jaws, and delivers the spoil out of his teeth. See the case 1 Samuel 17:34-37 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
jaws. Heb. jaw teeth, or grinders. and plucked. Heb. and cast
LibraryComfort for the Desponding
At once to the subject. A complaint; its cause and cure; and then close up with an exhortation to stir up your pure minds, if you are in such a position. I. First, there is a COMPLAINT. How many a Christian looks on the past with pleasure, on the future with dread, and on the present with sorrow! There are many who look back upon the days that they have passed in the fear of the Lord as being the sweetest and the best they have ever had, but as to the present, it is clad in a sable garb of gloom …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
The Case of the Christian under the Hiding of God's Face.
No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
The lion perishes for lack of prey, and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.
He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.
"I thought, 'I will die in my own house, my days as numerous as the grains of sand.
Arise, LORD! Deliver me, my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked.
those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among mankind.
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