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Psalms 110:6

Context
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He executes judgment 1  against 2  the nations; he fills the valleys with corpses; 3  he shatters their heads over the vast battlefield. 4 

XREF

Ge 3:15; 1Sa 2:10; Ps 68:21; Isa 2:4; Isa 11:3; Isa 34:2-8; Isa 42:1,4; Isa 43:2-4; Isa 51:5; Isa 66:16,17; Eze 38:21,22; Eze 39:4,11-20; Joe 3:12-16; Mic 4:3; Hab 3:13; Joh 5:22; Re 14:20; Re 19:11

NET © Notes

tn The imperfect verbal forms in vv. 6-7 are understood here as descriptive-dramatic or as generalizing, though they could be taken as future.

tn Or “among.”

tn Heb “he fills [with] corpses,” but one expects a double accusative here. The translation assumes an emendation to גְוִיּוֹת גֵאָיוֹת(בִּ) מִלֵּא or מִלֵּא גֵאָיוֹת גְּוִיוֹת (for a similar construction see Ezek 32:5). In the former case גֵאָיוֹת(geayot) has accidentally dropped from the text due to homoioteleuton; in the latter case it has dropped out due to homoioarcton.

tn Heb “he strikes [the verb is מָחַץ (makhats), translated “strikes down” in v. 5] head[s] over a great land.” The Hebrew term רַבָּה (rabbah, “great”) is here used of distance or spatial measurement (see 1 Sam 26:13).



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