New International Version
A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save.
King James Bible
An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.
Darby Bible Translation
The horse is a vain thing for safety; neither doth he deliver by his great power.
World English Bible
A horse is a vain thing for safety, neither does he deliver any by his great power.
Young's Literal Translation
A false thing is the horse for safety, And by the abundance of his strength He doth not deliver.
Psalm 33:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A horse is a vain thing for safety - Even the horse, with all his fleetness, is no sure means of escape from danger: the lion or the tiger can overtake him or he may stumble, fall, and destroy his rider.
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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;
Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of the warrior;
The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the LORD.
Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the multitude of their chariots and in the great strength of their horsemen, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel, or seek help from the LORD.
Assyria cannot save us; we will not mount warhorses. We will never again say 'Our gods' to what our own hands have made, for in you the fatherless find compassion."
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