Psalm 110:3
New International Version
Your troops will be willing on your day of battle. Arrayed in holy splendor, your young men will come to you like dew from the morning's womb.

New Living Translation
When you go to war, your people will serve you willingly. You are arrayed in holy garments, and your strength will be renewed each day like the morning dew.

English Standard Version
Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of your power, in holy garments; from the womb of the morning, the dew of your youth will be yours.

Berean Study Bible
Your people shall be willing on Your day of battle. Arrayed in holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn, to You belongs the dew of Your youth.

New American Standard Bible
Your people will volunteer freely in the day of Your power; In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to You as the dew.

King James Bible
Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.

Christian Standard Bible
Your people will volunteer on your day of battle. In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn, the dew of your youth belongs to you.

Contemporary English Version
Your glorious power will be seen on the day you begin to rule. You will wear the sacred robes and shine like the morning sun in all of your strength.

Good News Translation
On the day you fight your enemies, your people will volunteer. Like the dew of early morning your young men will come to you on the sacred hills.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your people will volunteer on Your day of battle. In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn, the dew of Your youth belongs to You.

International Standard Version
Your soldiers are willing volunteers on your day of battle; in majestic holiness, from the womb, from the dawn, the dew of your youth belongs to you.

NET Bible
Your people willingly follow you when you go into battle. On the holy hills at sunrise the dew of your youth belongs to you.

New Heart English Bible
Your people offer themselves willingly in the day of your power on the holy mountains. Out of the womb of the morning, you have the dew of your youth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Your people are glorious in the day of power; in the glories of holiness from the womb, from the first, I have begotten you, Son.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your people will volunteer when you call up your army. Your young people will come to you in holy splendor like dew in the early morning.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy people offer themselves willingly in the day of thy warfare; In adornments of holiness, from the womb of the dawn, Thine is the dew of thy youth.

New American Standard 1977
Thy people will volunteer freely in the day of Thy power; In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Thy youth are to Thee as the dew.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauty of holiness; as the dew which falls from the womb of the morning, thus shall those who are thine be born unto thee.

King James 2000 Bible
Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: you have the dew of your youth.

American King James Version
Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: you have the dew of your youth.

American Standard Version
Thy people offer themselves willingly In the day of thy power, in holy array: Out of the womb of the morning Thou hast the dew of thy youth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
With thee is dominion in the day of thy power, in the splendours of thy saints: I have begotten thee from the womb before the morning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in holy splendour: from the womb of the morning [shall come] to thee the dew of thy youth.

English Revised Version
Thy people offer themselves willingly in the day of thy power: in the beauties of holiness, from the womb of the morning, thou hast the dew of thy youth.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness: from the womb of the morning, thou hast the dew of thy youth.

World English Bible
Your people offer themselves willingly in the day of your power, in holy array. Out of the womb of the morning, you have the dew of your youth.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy people are free-will gifts in the day of Thy strength, in the honours of holiness, From the womb, from the morning, Thou hast the dew of thy youth.
Study Bible
God's Faithful Messiah
2The LORD will extend Your mighty scepter from Zion: “Rule in the midst of your enemies.” 3Your people shall be willing on Your day of battle. Arrayed in holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn, to You belongs the dew of Your youth. 4The LORD has sworn and will not change His mind: “You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.”…
Cross References
Judges 5:2
"When the princes lead in Israel, when the people volunteer, bless the LORD.

2 Samuel 17:12
Then we will attack David wherever we find him, and we will descend on him like dew on the ground. And of all the men with him, not even one will remain.

1 Chronicles 16:29
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name; bring an offering and come before Him. Worship the LORD in the splendor of His holiness;

Nehemiah 11:2
And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

Psalm 29:2
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name; worship the LORD in the splendor of His holiness.

Psalm 51:12
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and sustain me with a willing spirit.

Psalm 96:9
Worship the LORD in the splendor of His holiness; tremble before him, all the earth.

Isaiah 52:1
Awaken, awaken, clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your garments of splendor, O Jerusalem, Holy City! For the uncircumcised and unclean will not again enter you.

Micah 5:7
Then the remnant of Jacob will be in the midst of many peoples like dew from the LORD, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for man or linger for mankind.

Treasury of Scripture

Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: you have the dew of your youth.

thy

Psalm 22:27,28
All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee…

Judges 5:2
Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.

Acts 2:41
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.

day

Acts 1:8
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Acts 2:33
Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.

Acts 4:30-35
By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus…

beauties

Psalm 96:9
O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.

Ezekiel 43:12
This is the law of the house; Upon the top of the mountain the whole limit thereof round about shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the house.

Ephesians 1:4
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

from the womb, etc.

thou hast

Acts 4:4
Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.

Acts 21:20
And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said unto him, Thou seest, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are which believe; and they are all zealous of the law:

Revelation 7:9
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;







Lexicon
Your people
עַמְּךָ֣ (‘am·mə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

[shall be] willing
נְדָבֹת֮ (nə·ḏā·ḇōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5071: Spontaneity, spontaneous, a spontaneous, abundant gift

on Your day
בְּי֪וֹם (bə·yō·wm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

of battle.
חֵ֫ילֶ֥ךָ (ḥê·le·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2428: A force, an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength

Arrayed in holy
קֹ֭דֶשׁ (qō·ḏeš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

splendor,
בְּֽהַדְרֵי־ (bə·haḏ·rê-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1926: Magnificence, ornament, splendor

from the womb
מֵרֶ֣חֶם (mê·re·ḥem)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7358: The womb

of the dawn,
מִשְׁחָ֑ר (miš·ḥār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4891: Dawn

to You belongs
לְ֝ךָ֗ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

the dew
טַ֣ל (ṭal)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2919: Night mist, dew

of Your youth.
יַלְדֻתֶֽיךָ׃ (yal·ḏu·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3208: Childhood, youth
(3) This difficult verse runs, literally, Thy people willingnesses (or, willing offerings) in the day of thy force in holy attire, from the womb of morning dew of thy youth.

The first clause is tolerably clear. The word rendered force means either "strength" or "an army;" and the noun willingnesses appears as a verb in Judges 5:9, to express the alacrity with which the northern clans mustered for battle. We may therefore translate: Thy people will be willing on thy muster-day.

As to the next two-words there is a variation in the text. Many MSS. read, by the slightest change of a Hebrew letter, "on the holy mountains" (this was also, according to one version, the reading of Symmachus and Jerome), and, adopting the reading, we have a picture of the people mustering for battle with alacrity on the mountains round Zion, under the eye of Jehovah Himself, and in obedience to the outstretched sceptre.

The second clause is not so clear. By themselves the words "from the womb of morning dew of thy youth," would naturally be taken as a description of the vigour and freshness of the person addressed: "thine is the morning dew of youth." With the image compare--

"The meek-eyed morn appears; mother of the dews."

THOMSON.

(Comp. Job 38:28.)

But the parallelism directs us still to the gathering of the army, and the image of the dew was familiar to the language as an emblem at once of multitude (2Samuel 17:11-12), of freshness and vigour (Psalm 133:3; Hosea 14:5), and was especially applied to Israel as a nation in immediate relation to Jehovah, coming and going among the nations at His command (Micah 5:7). Here there is the additional idea of brightness--the array of young warriors, in their bright attire, recalling the multitudinous glancing of the ground on a dewy morning: thy young warriors come to thee thick and bright as the morning dew.

Milton has the same figure for the innumerable hosts

of angel warriors:--

"An host

Innumerable as the stars of night

Or stars of morning, dewdrops, which the sun

Impearls on every leaf and every flower."

Verse 3. - Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power. In the full sense of the word, Messiah can only rule over "willing" hearts. In the day of his power, his people will offer themselves gladly to be his soldiers and servants, and flock to his banner, as the Israelites to that of Deborah and Barak, when "the people willingly offered themselves" (Judges 5:2, 9; comp. Isaiah 49:18-23; Isaiah 60:1-5; Isaiah 66:19-23). In the beauties of holiness. At once warriors and saints, meet for the service of one who was at once Priest (ver. 4) and King. From the womb of the morning thou hast the dew of thy youth. This is the division of the clauses now generally adopted; but the intention of this last clause is very doubtful. Some understand it of Messiah himself, and explain, "As the dew of the morning, abundant, refreshing, spreading far and wide, miraculous, so is the might of thy perpetual youth" ('Speaker's Commentary,' vol. 4. p. 428); others, and the larger number, interpret it of Messiah's army, "As dew out el the early morning dawn, descending by a silent, mysterious birth from the star-lit heaven, so comes to Messiah his mighty host of followers" (comp. Isaiah 26:19). 110:1-7 Christ's kingdom. - Glorious things are here spoken of Christ. Not only he should be superior to all the kings of the earth, but he then existed in glory as the eternal Son of God. Sitting is a resting posture: after services and sufferings, to give law, to give judgment. It is a remaining posture: he sits like a king for ever. All his enemies are now in a chain, but not yet made his footstool. And his kingdom, being set up, shall be kept up in the world, in despite of all the powers of darkness. Christ's people are a willing people. The power of the Spirit, going with the power of the world, to the people of Christs, is effectual to make them willing. They shall attend him in the beautiful attire of holiness; which becomes his house for ever. And he shall have many devoted to him. The dew of our youth, even in the morning of our days, ought to be consecrated to our Lord Jesus. Christ shall not only be a King, but a Priest. He is God's Minister to us, and our Advocate with the Father, and so is the Mediator between God and man. He is a Priest of the order of Melchizedek, which was before that of Aaron, and on many accounts superior to it, and a more lively representation of Christ's priesthood. Christ's sitting at the right hand of God, speaks as much terror to his enemies as happiness to his people. The effect of this victory shall be the utter ruin of his enemies. We have here the Redeemer saving his friends, and comforting them. He shall be humbled; he shall drink of the brook in the way. The wrath of God, running in the curse of the law, may be considered as the brook in the way of his undertaking. Christ drank of the waters of affliction in his way to the throne of glory. But he shall be exalted. What then are we? Has the gospel of Christ been to us the power of God unto salvation? Has his kingdom been set up in our hearts? Are we his willing subjects? Once we knew not our need of his salvation, and we were not willing that he should reign over us. Are we willing to give up every sin, to turn from a wicked, insnaring world, and rely only on his merits and mercy, to have him for our Prophet, Priest, and King? and do we desire to be holy? To those who are thus changed, the Saviour's sacrifice, intercession, and blessing belong.
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