Psalm 83:9
New International Version
Do to them as you did to Midian, as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon,

New Living Translation
Do to them as you did to the Midianites and as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.

English Standard Version
Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon,

Berean Study Bible
Do to them as You did to Midian, as to Sisera and Jabin at the River Kishon,

King James Bible
Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:

New King James Version
Deal with them as with Midian, As with Sisera, As with Jabin at the Brook Kishon,

New American Standard Bible
Deal with them as with Midian, As with Sisera and Jabin at the river of Kishon,

NASB 1995
Deal with them as with Midian, As with Sisera and Jabin at the torrent of Kishon,

NASB 1977
Deal with them as with Midian, As with Sisera and Jabin, at the torrent of Kishon,

Amplified Bible
Deal with them as [You did] with Midian, As with Sisera and Jabin at the brook of Kishon,

Christian Standard Bible
Deal with them as you did with Midian, as you did with Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Deal with them as You did with Midian, as You did with Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.

American Standard Version
Do thou unto them as unto Midian, As to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the river Kishon;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do to them as to Midian and as to Sisera and as to Nabin in the valley of Qishon,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Do thou to them as to Madiam, and to Sisera; as to Jabin at the brook of Kison.

Contemporary English Version
Our Lord, punish all of them as you punished Midian. Destroy them, as you destroyed Sisera and Jabin at Kishon Creek

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do to them as thou didst to Madian and to Sisara: as to Jabin at the brook of Cisson.

English Revised Version
Do thou unto them as unto Midian; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the river Kishon:

Good News Translation
Do to them what you did to the Midianites, and to Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do to them what you did to Midian, to Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.

International Standard Version
Deal with them as you did to Midian, Sisera, and Jabin at the Kishon Brook.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Do Thou unto them as unto Midian; As to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook Kishon;

Literal Standard Version
Do to them as Midian, As Sisera, as Jabin, at the Brook of Kishon.

NET Bible
Do to them as you did to Midian--as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River!

New Heart English Bible
Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the river Kishon;

World English Bible
Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the river Kishon;

Young's Literal Translation
Do to them as to Midian, As to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the stream Kishon.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Be Still, O God
8Even Assyria has joined them, lending strength to the sons of Lot. Selah 9Do to them as You did to Midian, as to Sisera and Jabin at the River Kishon, 10who perished at Endor and became like dung on the ground.…

Cross References
Judges 4:7
And I will draw out Sisera the commander of Jabin's army, his chariots, and his troops to the River Kishon, and I will deliver him into your hand.'"

Judges 4:15
And in front of him the LORD routed with the sword Sisera, all his charioteers, and all his army. Sisera abandoned his chariot and fled on foot.

Judges 4:16
Then Barak pursued the chariots and army as far as Harosheth-hagoyim, and the whole army of Sisera fell by the sword; not a single man was left.

Judges 7:1
Early in the morning Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the men with him camped beside the spring of Harod. And the camp of Midian was north of them in the valley near the hill of Moreh.


Treasury of Scripture

Do to them as to the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:

as unto

Numbers 31:7,8
And they warred against the Midianites, as the LORD commanded Moses; and they slew all the males…

Judges 7:22-25
And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath…

Isaiah 9:4
For thou hast broken the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, as in the day of Midian.

as to Sisera

Judges 4:15-24
And the LORD discomfited Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak; so that Sisera lighted down off his chariot, and fled away on his feet…

of Kison.

Judges 5:21
The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.









(9-12) For the historical allusion see references in margin. The splendid victories of Barak and Gideon were the constant theme of poets and prophets when trying to encourage their own generation by the examples of the past. (See Isaiah 9:4; Isaiah 10:26; Habakkuk 3:7.)

Verse 9. - Do unto them as unto the Midianites. The allusion is probably to the discomfiture of the Midianites by Gideon (Judges 7:19-25; Judges 8:1-12). As to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison (see Judges 4:5).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Do
עֲשֵֽׂה־ (‘ă·śêh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

to them
לָהֶ֥ם (lā·hem)
Preposition-l | Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

as You did to Midian,
כְּמִדְיָ֑ן (kə·miḏ·yān)
Preposition-k | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4080: Midian -- a son of Abraham and Keturah, also his descendants and the region where they settled

as to Sisera
כְּֽסִֽיסְרָ֥א (kə·sî·sə·rā)
Preposition-k | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5516: Sisera -- a general of the king of Hazor, also the father of some returning exiles

and Jabin
כְ֝יָבִ֗ין (ḵə·yā·ḇîn)
Preposition-k | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2985: Jabin -- 'one who is intelligent', two Canaanite kings

at the River
בְּנַ֣חַל (bə·na·ḥal)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5158: A stream, a winter torrent, a, valley, a shaft

Kishon,
קִישֽׁוֹן׃ (qî·šō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7028: Kishon -- a wadi in the plain of Megiddo


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