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An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Psalms 33:17
An horse is a vaine thing for safetie: neither shall he deliuer any by his great strength.- King James Version (1611)
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A horse is a false hope for victory; Nor does it deliver anyone by its great strength.- New American Standard Version (1995)
A horse is a vain thing for safety; Neither doth he deliver any by his great power.- American Standard Version (1901)
A horse is a false hope; his great power will not make any man free from danger.- Basic English Bible
The horse is a vain thing for safety; neither doth he deliver by his great power.- Darby Bible
A horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength. - Webster's Bible
A horse is a vain thing for safety, neither does he deliver any by his great power.- World English Bible
A false thing [is] the horse for safety, And by the abundance of his strength He doth not deliver.- Youngs Literal Bible
A horse is a vain thing for safety; neither doth it afford escape by its great strength.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Psalms 33:17
33:17 An horse - Though he be strong and fit for battle, or for flight, if need requires. And so this is put for all warlike provisions. Vain things - Heb. a lie; because it promises that help and safety which it cannot give.
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