Deuteronomy 32:30

“How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rocke had sold them, and the Lord had shut them vp?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"How could one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Unless their Rock had sold them, And the LORD had given them up?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How should one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Except their Rock had sold them, And Jehovah had delivered them up?
- American Standard Version (1901)

How would it be possible for one to overcome a thousand, and two to send ten thousand in flight, if their rock had not let them go, if the Lord had not given them up?
- Basic English Bible

How could one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Were it not that their Rock had sold them, And Jehovah had delivered them up?
- Darby Bible

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?
- Webster's Bible

How could one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and Yahweh had delivered them up?
- World English Bible

How doth one pursue a thousand, And two cause a myriad to flee! If not -- that their rock hath sold them, And Jehovah hath shut them up?
- Youngs Literal Bible

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had given them over and the LORD had delivered them up?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 32:30


32:30 One - Israelite. Their rock - Their God, who was their refuge and defence. Sold them - Namely, for bond - slaves, had given themselves up into their enemies hands. Shut them up - As it were in the net which their enemies had laid for them.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 32

  • Justamantryingtogetright
    I bet yall don't even know who the people are today the Israelites. Their are only 18 Nations in the world and he only chose 12 so who are thay today you find out who thay are by the curses of Deuteronomy
  • Steve morrow
    *******deuter 32:33 their wine is the poison of dragons and the cruel venom of asps*******
    *******romans 3:13 their throat is an open sepulcher with their tongues they have used deceit the poison of asps is under their lips*******romans 3:18 there is no fear of god before their eyes 32:28 FOR THEY ARE A NATION VOID OF COUNSEL NEITHER IS THERE ANY UNDERSTANDING IN THEM
  • John
    To understand this better, just read the whole book of Deuteronomy and then re-read the chapter of the verse you're having difficulty with. Also don't allegorize and please don't say: "well this is what it means to me." It means something specifically!
    Read it. Put it in context. Who is speaking? Who is being spoken to?
    Don't be lazy.
  • Word
    Vs 5 kenites that are in this song is speaking of the people Satan won over in the first earth age and they followed him. Rev12 vs 4 he stole and cast them to earth Matt. 13.36-44. This is the song that the overcomers will be singing when the true Christ returns.But The kenite tares will be whoring with their false messiah their rock because their spot is not our spot and their rock is not ours.
  • Word
    Yahuda song of Moses starting end chapter 31 a fact that this is the song that the election will be singing at the 7th trump as you see in Revelation 15 when the true Christ returned an the elect are singing the victory over antichrist who had came as instead of Christ and deceived the whole world then the servants are the election an overcomers who listen to the truth an had eyes to see an WAITED
  • YAHuda
    Joanie...in reference to this chapter who are the servants spoken of in this chapter...the Israelites.

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