New Living Translation
The Kishon River swept them away--that ancient torrent, the Kishon. March on with courage, my soul!
King James Bible
The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.
Darby Bible Translation
The torrent Kishon swept them away, the onrushing torrent, the torrent Kishon. March on, my soul, with might!
World English Bible
The river Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. My soul, march on with strength.
Young's Literal Translation
The brook Kishon swept them away, The brook most ancient -- the brook Kishon. Thou dost tread down strength, O my soul!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:21 River of Kishon - Which, though not great in itself, was now much swelled by the foregoing storm and rain, and therefore drowned those who being pursued by the hand of God, and by the Israelites, were forced into it, and thought to pass over it, as they did before. Ancient river - So called, either, first, in opposition to those rivers which are of a later date, being made by the hand and art of man. Or, secondly, because it was a river anciently famous for remarkable exploits, for which it was celebrated by the ancient poets or writers, though not here mentioned. Trodden down - Thou, O Deborah, though but a weak woman, hast by God's assistance subdued a potent enemy. Such abrupt speeches are frequent in poetical scriptures.
LibraryHindrances to Revivals.
Text.--I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you."--Nehemiah vi. 3. THIS servant of God had come down from Babylon to rebuild the temple and re-establish the worship of God at Jerusalem, the city of his fathers' sepulchres. When it was discovered by Sanballat and certain individuals, his allies, who had long enjoyed the desolations of Zion, that now the temple, and the holy city were about to be rebuilt, they raised a great …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
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Salvation Published from the Mountains
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The LORD is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. This is my God, and I will praise him--my father's God, and I will exalt him!
1 Kings 18:40
Then Elijah commanded, "Seize all the prophets of Baal. Don't let a single one escape!" So the people seized them all, and Elijah took them down to the Kishon Valley and killed them there.
Only by your power can we push back our enemies; only in your name can we trample our foes.
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