Psalm 78:48
New International Version
He gave over their cattle to the hail, their livestock to bolts of lightning.

New Living Translation
He abandoned their cattle to the hail, their livestock to bolts of lightning.

English Standard Version
He gave over their cattle to the hail and their flocks to thunderbolts.

Berean Study Bible
He abandoned their cattle to the hail and their livestock to bolts of lightning.

New American Standard Bible
He gave over their cattle also to the hailstones And their herds to bolts of lightning.

King James Bible
He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Christian Standard Bible
He handed over their livestock to hail and their cattle to lightning bolts.

Contemporary English Version
Then he killed their cattle with hail and their other animals with lightning.

Good News Translation
He killed their cattle with hail and their flocks with lightning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He handed over their livestock to hail and their cattle to lightning bolts.

International Standard Version
He delivered their beasts to hail and their livestock to lightning bolts.

NET Bible
He rained hail down on their cattle, and hurled lightning bolts down on their livestock.

New Heart English Bible
He gave over their livestock also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He gave over their cattle to hailstones and their possessions to burning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He let the hail strike their cattle and bolts of lightning strike their livestock.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He gave over their cattle also to the hail, And their flocks to fiery bolts.

New American Standard 1977
He gave over their cattle also to the hailstones, And their herds to bolts of lightning.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He gave up their cattle also to the hail and their flocks to thunderbolts of fire.

King James 2000 Bible
He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to fiery thunderbolts.

American King James Version
He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

American Standard Version
He gave over their cattle also to the hail, And their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he gave up their cattle to hail, and their substance to the fire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he gave up their cattle to the hail, and their stock to the fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And he delivered up their cattle to the hail, and their flocks to thunderbolts.

English Revised Version
He gave over their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Webster's Bible Translation
He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

World English Bible
He gave over their livestock also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Young's Literal Translation
And delivereth up to the hail their beasts, And their cattle to the burning flames.
Study Bible
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
47He killed their vines with hailstones and their sycamore-figs with sleet. 48He abandoned their cattle to the hail and their livestock to bolts of lightning. 49He unleashed His fury against them, wrath, indignation, and calamity—a band of destroying angels.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:6
And the next day the LORD did just that. All the livestock of the Egyptians died, but not one animal belonging to the Israelites died.

Exodus 9:19
So give orders now to shelter your livestock and everything you have in the field. Every man or beast that remains in the field and is not brought inside will die when the hail comes down upon them.'"

Exodus 9:25
Throughout the land of Egypt, the hail struck down everything in the field, both man and beast; it beat down every plant of the field and stripped every tree.

Treasury of Scripture

He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

gave up.

Exodus 9:28
Intreat the LORD (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.







Lexicon
He abandoned
וַיַּסְגֵּ֣ר (way·yas·gêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5462: To shut up, to surrender

their cattle
בְּעִירָ֑ם (bə·‘î·rām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1165: Beasts, cattle

to the hail
לַבָּרָ֣ד (lab·bā·rāḏ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1259: Hail

and their livestock
וּ֝מִקְנֵיהֶ֗ם (ū·miq·nê·hem)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4735: Something bought, property, livestock, acquisition

to bolts of lightning.
לָרְשָׁפִֽים׃ (lā·rə·šā·p̄îm)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7565: A live coal, lightning, an arrow, fever
(48) Hail.--Some copies read "pestilence," which from its association with resheph, as in Habakkuk 3:5, a word there denoting some contagious malady (comp. Deuteronomy 32:24; see Note Psalm 76:3), is probably to be preferred here though the authority of the LXX. is against it. If so, we must refer this verse to the murrain that came on the cattle.

Verse 48. - He gave up their cattle also to the hall (comp. Exodus 9:19-21, 25). And their flocks to hot thunderbolts (see Exodus 9:24, 28, 29, 34). The "fire which ran along the ground" (Exodus 9:23) must have been caused by electrified clouds of high tension; the highly charged drops of rain meeting the inductively charged earth, and sparking across when within striking distance. This is believed to accompany every thunderstorm, though generally invisible to the eye. When exceptionally severe, it would convey the idea of running fire, and would of course be very destructive of life. It is no wonder that most of the cattle which were left "in the field" died (Exodus 9:21, 25). 78:40-55. Let not those that receive mercy from God, be thereby made bold to sin, for the mercies they receive will hasten its punishment; yet let not those who are under Divine rebukes for sin, be discouraged from repentance. The Holy One of Israel will do what is most for his own glory, and what is most for their good. Their forgetting former favours, led them to limit God for the future. God made his own people to go forth like sheep; and guided them in the wilderness, as a shepherd his flock, with all care and tenderness. Thus the true Joshua, even Jesus, brings his church out of the wilderness; but no earthly Canaan, no worldly advantages, should make us forget that the church is in the wilderness while in this world, and that there remaineth a far more glorious rest for the people of God.
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