All my enemies will be ashamed and dismayed; they will turn back in sudden disgrace.
All my enemies will be ashamed and greatly dismayed; They shall turn back, they will suddenly be ashamed.
May all my enemies be disgraced and terrified. May they suddenly turn back in shame.
Cowards, my enemies disappear. Disgraced, they turn tail and run.
Let all those who are against me be shamed and deeply troubled; let them be turned back and suddenly put to shame.
All my enemies shall be ashamed and struck with terror; they shall turn back, and in a moment be put to shame.
Let all my enemies be ashamed and greatly troubled; Let them turn back and be ashamed suddenly.
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|NET © Notes||
1 tn The four prefixed verbal forms in this verse are understood as jussives. The psalmist concludes his prayer with an imprecation, calling judgment down on his enemies.
2 tn Heb “and may they be very terrified.” The psalmist uses the same expression in v. 3 to describe the terror he was experiencing. Now he asks the