New International Version
He beat back his enemies; he put them to everlasting shame.
King James Bible
And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts: he put them to a perpetual reproach.
Darby Bible Translation
And he smote his adversaries in the hinder part, and put them to everlasting reproach.
World English Bible
He struck his adversaries backward. He put them to a perpetual reproach.
Young's Literal Translation
And He smiteth His adversaries backward, A reproach age-during He hath put on them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He smote his enemies in the hinder part - This refers to the hemorrhoids with which he afflicted the Philistines. See the note on 1 Samuel 5:6-10 (note).
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