Psalms 78:64

“Their priests fell by the sword: and their widowes made no lamentation.”

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Other Translations

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.
- King James Version

His priests fell by the sword, And His widows could not weep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Their priests fell by the sword; And their widows made no lamentation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their priests were put to death by the sword, and their widows made no weeping for them.
- Basic English Bible

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows made no lamentation.
- Darby Bible

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.
- Webster's Bible

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows couldn't weep.
- World English Bible

His priests by the sword have fallen, And their widows weep not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 78:64


78:64 Priests - Hophni and Phinehas. No lamentation - No funeral solemnities; either because they were prevented by their own death, as the wife of Phinehas was, or disturbed by the invasion of the enemy.


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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