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Psalms 8:2

Context
NETBible

From the mouths of children and nursing babies you have ordained praise on account of your adversaries, 1  so that you might put an end to the vindictive enemy. 2 

XREF

Ex 11:7; Ex 15:16; Jos 2:9-11; 1Sa 2:9; Ps 4:4; Ps 44:16; Ps 46:10; Ps 84:5-7; Isa 37:20-29,36-38; Isa 40:31; Am 5:9; Hab 2:20; Mt 11:25; Mt 21:16; Lu 10:21; 1Co 1:27; 2Co 12:9,10

NET © Notes

tn Heb “you establish strength because of your foes.” The meaning of the statement is unclear. The present translation follows the reading of the LXX which has “praise” (αἶνος, ainos) in place of “strength” (עֹז, ’oz); cf. NIV, NCV, NLT.

tn Heb “to cause to cease an enemy and an avenger.” The singular forms are collective. The Hitpael participle of נָקַם (naqam) also occurs in Ps 44:16.



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