New International Version
they saw her and were astounded; they fled in terror.
King James Bible
They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away.
Darby Bible Translation
They saw, -- so they marvelled; they were troubled, they fled in consternation:
World English Bible
They saw it, then they were amazed. They were dismayed. They hurried away.
Young's Literal Translation
They have seen -- so they have marvelled, They have been troubled, they were hastened away.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For, lo, the kings were assembled - Many of the neighboring potentates, at different times, envied the prosperity of the Jewish nation, and coveted the riches of the temple; but they had no power against it till the cup of Jewish transgression was full. In vain did they assemble - confederate, and invade the land. Saw it - reconnoitered the place; marvelled at its excellence and strength, for they were troubled - struck with fear; hasted away for fear of destruction, for fear took hold on them as pains seize on a woman to travail. Those who came to destroy were glad to make their own escape.
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'Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of His holiness. 2. Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King. 3. God is known in her palaces for a refuge. 4. For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together. 5. They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away. 6. Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail. 7. Thou breakest …
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Notes on the Third Century
The chiefs of Edom will be terrified, the leaders of Moab will be seized with trembling, the people of Canaan will melt away;
Trembling seized them there, pain like that of a woman in labor.
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