and from the Euphrates River 3 to the ends of the earth!
and his enemies will lick the dust. 5
72:11 All kings will bow down to him;
all nations will serve him.
1 tn The prefixed verbal form is a (shortened) jussive form, indicating this is a prayer of blessing.
3 tn Heb “the river,” a reference to the Euphrates.
4 tn Or “islands.” The term here refers metonymically to those people who dwell in these regions.
5 sn As they bow down before him, it will appear that his enemies are licking the dust.
6 sn Tarshish was a distant western port, the precise location of which is uncertain.
7 sn Sheba was located in Arabia.
8 sn Seba was located in Africa.