New International Version
You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes.
King James Bible
Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me.
Darby Bible Translation
And mine enemies didst thou make to turn their backs unto me, and those that hated me I destroyed.
World English Bible
You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, that I might cut off those who hate me.
Young's Literal Translation
As to mine enemies -- Thou hast given to me the neck, As to those hating me -- I cut them off.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The necks of mine enemies - Thou hast made me a complete conqueror. Treading on the neck of an enemy was the triumph of the conqueror, and the utmost disgrace of the vanquished.
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"I will send my terror ahead of you and throw into confusion every nation you encounter. I will make all your enemies turn their backs and run.
You will make them turn their backs when you aim at them with drawn bow.
I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.
He will repay them for their sins and destroy them for their wickedness; the LORD our God will destroy them.
All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the LORD I cut them down.
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