New International Version
You have shown your people desperate times; you have given us wine that makes us stagger.
King James Bible
Thou hast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast shewn thy people hard things; thou hast made us to drink the wine of bewilderment.
World English Bible
You have shown your people hard things. You have made us drink the wine that makes us stagger.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast shewn Thy people a hard thing, Thou hast caused us to drink wine of trembling.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment - We reel as drunken men; we are giddy, like those who have drank too much wine; but our giddiness has been occasioned by the astonishment and dismay that have taken place in consequence of the prevalence of our enemies, and the unsettled state of the land. It has been remarked that the three first verses of this Psalm do not agree with the rest, and it also appears that the three first verses of Psalm 85:1-13 : do not agree with the rest of that Psalm. But let them change places, and the three first verses of this be set instead of the three first verses of Psalm 85. and let those be placed here instead of these and then the whole of each Psalm will be consistent. This was first suggested by Bishop Hare, and the supposition seems to be well founded. Some imagine that the whole of the Psalm refers to the distracted state of the land after the death of Saul till the time that David was anointed king over all Israel, at Hebron; others, to the disastrous war with the Syrians. See before.
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What does Moab represent to you and to me? We are the children of Israel by faith in Christ, and in him we have obtained by covenant a promised land. Our faith may cry, "I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valles of Succoth." All things are ours in Christ Jesus; "Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine." Now Moab was outside of Canaan. It was not given to Israel as a possession, but in course of time it was subdued in warfare, and became tributary to the Jewish king. Even thus our faith overcometh …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
Vehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
Let their own eyes see their destruction; let them drink the cup of the wrath of the Almighty.
You let people ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance.
Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.
In the hand of the LORD is a cup full of foaming wine mixed with spices; he pours it out, and all the wicked of the earth drink it down to its very dregs.
A dire vision has been shown to me: The traitor betrays, the looter takes loot. Elam, attack! Media, lay siege! I will bring to an end all the groaning she caused.
Awake, awake! Rise up, Jerusalem, you who have drunk from the hand of the LORD the cup of his wrath, you who have drained to its dregs the goblet that makes people stagger.
This is what your Sovereign LORD says, your God, who defends his people: "See, I have taken out of your hand the cup that made you stagger; from that cup, the goblet of my wrath, you will never drink again.
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