New International Version
You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
King James Bible
Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries; thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast exalted the right hand of his oppressors; thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice:
World English Bible
You have exalted the right hand of his adversaries. You have made all of his enemies rejoice.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast exalted the right hand of his adversaries, Thou hast caused all his enemies to rejoice.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries - Thou hast given them that strength which thou didst formerly give to thy own people; therefore these are depressed, those exalted.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The People's Christ
Second Sunday in Lent
How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and day after day have sorrow in my heart? How long will my enemy triumph over me?
You have made us an object of derision to our neighbors, and our enemies mock us.
The LORD has done what he planned; he has fulfilled his word, which he decreed long ago. He has overthrown you without pity, he has let the enemy gloat over you, he has exalted the horn of your foes.
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