New Living Translation
With blinding speed and power he destroys the strong, crushing all their defenses.
King James Bible
That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.
Darby Bible Translation
He causeth destruction to break forth suddenly upon the strong, and bringeth destruction upon the fortress.
World English Bible
who brings sudden destruction on the strong, so that destruction comes on the fortress.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is brightening up the spoiled against the strong, And the spoiled against a fortress cometh.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:9 The strong - The mighty, victorious and insolent. Shall come - Shall rally and form a siege against their besiegers.
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Objection 1: It would seem that the Old Law should not have been given to the Jews alone. For the Old Law disposed men for the salvation which was to come through Christ, as stated above (AA,3). But that salvation was to come not to the Jews alone but to all nations, according to Is. 49:6: "It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayest be …
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"But suddenly, your ruthless enemies will be crushed like the finest of dust. Your many attackers will be driven away like chaff before the wind. Suddenly, in an instant,
Your fastest runners will not get away. The strongest among you will become weak. Even mighty warriors will be unable to save themselves.
I will tear down your walls and demolish your defenses.
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