New Living Translation
You brandished your bow and your quiver of arrows. You split open the earth with flowing rivers.
King James Bible
Thy bow was made quite naked, according to the oaths of the tribes, even thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy bow was made naked, The rods of discipline sworn according to thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.
World English Bible
You uncovered your bow. You called for your sworn arrows. Selah. You split the earth with rivers.
Young's Literal Translation
Utterly naked Thou dost make Thy bow, Sworn are the tribes -- saying, 'Pause!' With rivers Thou dost cleave the earth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:9 Thy bow - One part of armour is put for the whole. The Lord is represented as armed, in readiness to smite through all his enemies. According to the oaths - In pursuance of his oath made to our fathers, and their posterity. Cleave the earth - When they were to march through a dry and thirsty land.
LibraryLife of Jerome.
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He split open a rock, and water gushed out to form a river through the dry wasteland.
The sun and moon stood still in the sky as your brilliant arrows flew and your glittering spear flashed.
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