Psalm 108:12
New International Version
Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless.

New Living Translation
Oh, please help us against our enemies, for all human help is useless.

English Standard Version
Oh grant us help against the foe, for vain is the salvation of man!

Berean Study Bible
Give us aid against the enemy, for the help of man is worthless.

King James Bible
Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

New King James Version
Give us help from trouble, For the help of man is useless.

New American Standard Bible
Give us help against the enemy, For deliverance by man is worthless.

NASB 1995
Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

NASB 1977
Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

Amplified Bible
Give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain [a worthless hope].

Christian Standard Bible
Give us aid against the foe, for human help is worthless.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Give us aid against the foe, for human help is worthless.

American Standard Version
Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Give us help from tribulation: for vain is the help of man.

Contemporary English Version
Help us defeat our enemies! No one else can rescue us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O grant us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

English Revised Version
Give us help against the adversary: for vain is the help of man.

Good News Translation
Help us against the enemy; human help is worthless.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Give us help against the enemy because human assistance is worthless.

International Standard Version
Give us help against the enemy, because human help is useless.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

Literal Standard Version
Give to us help from adversity, "" And the salvation of man is vain.

NET Bible
Give us help against the enemy, for any help men might offer is futile.

New Heart English Bible
Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

World English Bible
Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

Young's Literal Translation
Give to us help from adversity, And vain is the salvation of man.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Israel's Kingdom Blessing
11Have You not rejected us, O God? Will You no longer march out, O God, with our armies? 12Give us aid against the enemy, for the help of man is worthless. 13With God we will perform with valor, and He will trample our enemies.…

Cross References
Psalm 118:8
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.

Psalm 146:3
Put not your trust in princes, in mortal man, who cannot save.

Isaiah 30:3
But Pharaoh's protection will become your shame, and the refuge of Egypt's shade your disgrace.


Treasury of Scripture

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

give

Psalm 20:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee;

for vain

Psalm 146:3-5
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help…

Job 9:13
If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.

Job 16:2
I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all.









Verse 12. - Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man. Completely identical with Psalm 60:11.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Give
הָֽבָה־ (hā·ḇāh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3051: To give, to put, imperatively, come

us
לָּ֣נוּ (lā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew

aid
עֶזְרָ֣ת (‘ez·rāṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5833: Help, helper, assistance

against the foe,
מִצָּ֑ר (miṣ·ṣār)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6862: Narrow, a tight place, a pebble, an opponent

for the help
תְּשׁוּעַ֥ת (tə·šū·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8668: Deliverance, salvation

of man
אָדָֽם׃ (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 120: Ruddy, a human being

is worthless.
וְ֝שָׁ֗וְא (wə·šāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7723: Evil, idolatry, uselessness


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