I will sharpen my lightning-like sword, and my hand will grasp hold of the weapon of judgment; 1 I will execute vengeance on my foes, and repay those who hate me! 2
when I sharpen my flashing sword and my hand grasps it in judgment, I will take vengeance on my adversaries and repay those who hate me.
If I sharpen My flashing sword, And My hand takes hold on justice, I will render vengeance on My adversaries, And I will repay those who hate Me.
when I sharpen my flashing sword and begin to carry out justice, I will bring vengeance on my enemies and repay those who hate me.
When I sharpen my lightning sword and execute judgment, I take vengeance on my enemies and pay back those who hate me.
If I make sharp my shining sword, and my hand is outstretched for judging, I will give punishment to those who are against me, and their right reward to my haters.
when I whet my flashing sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment; I will take vengeance on my adversaries, and will repay those who hate me.
If I whet My glittering sword, And My hand takes hold on judgment, I will render vengeance to My enemies, And repay those who hate Me.
If I whet
and mine hand
I will render
to mine enemies
and will reward
them that hate
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I will sharpen
, and my hand
will grasp hold
of the weapon of judgment
; I will execute
on my foes
, and repay
those who hateme!
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1 tn Heb “judgment.” This is a metonymy, a figure of speech in which the effect (judgment) is employed as an instrument (sword, spear, or the like), the means, by which it is brought about.
2 tn The Hebrew term שָׂנֵא (sane’, “hate”) in this covenant context speaks of those who reject Yahweh’s covenant overtures, that is, who disobey its stipulations (see note on the word “rejecting” in Deut 5:9; also see Deut 7:10; 2 Chr 19:2; Ps 81:15; 139:20-21).