Psalm 78:62
New International Version
He gave his people over to the sword; he was furious with his inheritance.

New Living Translation
He gave his people over to be butchered by the sword, because he was so angry with his own people—his special possession.

English Standard Version
He gave his people over to the sword and vented his wrath on his heritage.

Berean Study Bible
He surrendered His people to the sword because He was enraged by His heritage.

King James Bible
He gave his people over also unto the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance.

New King James Version
He also gave His people over to the sword, And was furious with His inheritance.

New American Standard Bible
He also turned His people over to the sword, And was filled with wrath at His inheritance.

NASB 1995
He also delivered His people to the sword, And was filled with wrath at His inheritance.

NASB 1977
He also delivered His people to the sword, And was filled with wrath at His inheritance.

Amplified Bible
He also handed His people over to the sword, And was infuriated with His inheritance (Israel).

Christian Standard Bible
He surrendered his people to the sword because he was enraged with his heritage.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He surrendered His people to the sword because He was enraged with His heritage.

American Standard Version
He gave his people over also unto the sword, And was wroth with his inheritance.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He gave over his people to the sword and turned away from his inheritance.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he gave his people to the sword; and disdained his inheritance.

Contemporary English Version
God took out his anger on his chosen ones and let them be killed by enemy swords.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he shut up his people under the sword: and he despised his inheritance.

English Revised Version
He gave his people over also unto the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance.

Good News Translation
He was angry with his own people and let them be killed by their enemies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He let swords kill his people. He was furious with those who belonged to him.

International Standard Version
He delivered his people over to the sword and was angry with his possession.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He gave His people over also unto the sword; And was wroth with His inheritance.

Literal Standard Version
And delivers His people up to the sword, "" And showed Himself angry with His inheritance.

NET Bible
He delivered his people over to the sword, and was angry with his chosen nation.

New Heart English Bible
He also gave his people over to the sword, and was angry with his inheritance.

World English Bible
He also gave his people over to the sword, and was angry with his inheritance.

Young's Literal Translation
And delivereth up to the sword His people, And with His inheritance shewed Himself angry.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
61He delivered His strength to captivity, and His splendor to the hand of the adversary. 62He surrendered His people to the sword because He was enraged by His heritage. 63Fire consumed His young men, and their maidens were left without wedding songs.…

Cross References
Judges 20:21
And the Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day.

1 Samuel 4:10
So the Philistines fought, and Israel was defeated, and each man fled to his tent. The slaughter was very great--thirty thousand foot soldiers of Israel fell.

Lamentations 2:21
Both young and old lie together in the dust of the streets. My young men and maidens have fallen by the sword. You have slain them in the day of Your anger; You have slaughtered them without compassion.


Treasury of Scripture

He gave his people over also to the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance.

gave

1 Samuel 4:2,10,11
And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and when they joined battle, Israel was smitten before the Philistines: and they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men…

wrought

Psalm 89:38
But thou hast cast off and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.

Isaiah 64:9
Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.









Verse 62. - He gave his people over also unto the sword. Thirty thousand Israelites were slain in the battle in which the ark was captured (see 1 Samuel 4:10). And was wroth with his inheritance (comp. Psalm 28:9; Psalm 33:12; Psalm 106:5, 40).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

His people
עַמּ֑וֹ (‘am·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

to the sword
לַחֶ֣רֶב (la·ḥe·reḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

because He was enraged
הִתְעַבָּֽר׃ (hiṯ·‘ab·bār)
Verb - Hitpael - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

by His heritage.
וּ֝בְנַחֲלָת֗וֹ (ū·ḇə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion


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