Psalm 136:18
New International Version
and killed mighty kings-- His love endures forever.

New Living Translation
He killed powerful kings— His faithful love endures forever.

English Standard Version
and killed mighty kings, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Berean Study Bible
and slaughtered mighty kings—His loving devotion endures forever.

King James Bible
And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:

New King James Version
And slew famous kings, For His mercy endures forever—

New American Standard Bible
And brought death to mighty kings, For His faithfulness is everlasting:

NASB 1995
And slew mighty kings, For His lovingkindness is everlasting:

NASB 1977
And slew mighty kings, For His lovingkindness is everlasting:

Amplified Bible
And killed mighty kings, For His lovingkindness endures forever;

Christian Standard Bible
and slaughtered famous kings — His faithful love endures forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and slaughtered famous kings-- His love is eternal.

American Standard Version
And slew famous kings; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he killed mighty Kings, for his mercies are to eternity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and slew mighty kings; for his mercy endures for ever:

Contemporary English Version
And he killed famous kings. God's love never fails.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And slew strong kings: for his mercy endureth for ever.

English Revised Version
And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Good News Translation
he killed famous kings; his love is eternal;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He killed mighty kings- because his mercy endures forever.

International Standard Version
and killed famous kings, for his gracious love is everlasting—

JPS Tanakh 1917
And slew mighty kings, For His mercy endureth for ever.

Literal Standard Version
Indeed, He slays majestic kings, "" For His kindness [is] for all time.

NET Bible
and killed powerful kings, for his loyal love endures,

New Heart English Bible
And killed mighty kings; for his loving kindness endures forever:

World English Bible
And killed mighty kings; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, He doth slay honourable kings, For to the age is His kindness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
His Loving Faithfulness Endures Forever
17He struck down great kings His loving devotion endures forever. 18and slaughtered mighty kings— His loving devotion endures forever. 19Sihon king of the Amorites His loving devotion endures forever.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:7
When you reached this place, Sihon king of Heshbon and Og king of Bashan came out against us in battle, but we defeated them.

Psalm 136:19
Sihon king of the Amorites His loving devotion endures forever.


Treasury of Scripture

And slew famous kings: for his mercy endures for ever:

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Verse 18. - And slew famous kings. Oreb, Zeb, Zeba, Zalmunna, Agag. For his mercy, etc.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
and slaughtered
וַֽ֭יַּהֲרֹג (way·ya·hă·rōḡ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2026: To smite with deadly intent

mighty
אַדִּירִ֑ים (’ad·dî·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 117: Wide, large, powerful

kings—
מְלָכִ֣ים (mə·lā·ḵîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

His loving devotion
חַסְדּֽוֹ׃ (ḥas·dōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

endures forever.
לְעוֹלָ֣ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always


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