Psalms 78:61

“And deliuered his strength into captiuitie: and his glory into the enemies hand.”

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Other Translations

And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand.
- King James Version

And gave up His strength to captivity And His glory into the hand of the adversary.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And delivered his strength into captivity, And his glory into the adversary's hand.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he let his strength be taken prisoner, and gave his glory into the hands of his hater.
- Basic English Bible

And gave his strength into captivity, and his glory into the hand of the oppressor;
- Darby Bible

And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand.
- Webster's Bible

and delivered his strength into captivity, his glory into the adversary's hand.
- World English Bible

And He giveth His strength to captivity, And His beauty into the hand of an adversary,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And delivered His strength into captivity, and His glory into the adversary's hand.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 78:61

78:61 His strength - The ark, called God's strength, #1Chron 16:11|, because it was the sign and pledge of his strength put forth on his people's behalf. Glory - So the ark is called, as being the monument and seat of God's glorious presence. Enemies - The Philistines.

Discussion for Psalms 78

  • Leigh
    Mack: How to find what God thinks of "marriage";
    Type marriage into the search box above and it will give you a sampling of verses.
    To narrow your search select a link from the Marriage topics on the right side of the page in the red area, example: Love and Marriage
    Hope this helps.
  • A disciple
    Mack (cont.); God made marriage for men to build their house, their family. Marriage is between a man and a woman. Marriage is friendship and loyalty and learning how to be unselfish. Marriage is so you aren't alone going through troubles; and it will also bring about trouble in the flesh. God HATES divorce, and He expects us to work through our troubles and differences by love. Marriage is GOOD!
  • A disciple
    Hi Mack; A Marriage is a Covenant of Love and Fidelity to be One flesh unto the LORD, and Family for Lifelong Companionship. The LORD God built the Woman out of the Man, to be a Help unto him; and upon presenting her to Adam, Adam pronounced the Law of Marriage for ever: "This now is bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman for she was taken out of Man..." Joined together!
  • Mack
    I have a question please...

    What does God consider marriage?
  • Nancy Miranti
    A reminder that HE backs us up when OUR backs are to the wall. All we have to do is not move away from Him, or He lets our enemies conquer us.
  • Bryan McCloud
    This chapter teaches me that know matter how much God does for us; we are still ungrateful. We are just like the Isarealites who murmur and complain against God after all he has done for us. Like Proverbs 27:30 states, "hell and destruction are never full, and so the eyes of men are never satisfied."

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