Deuteronomy 32:41

“If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take holde on Iudgement, I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If I whet my glittering sword, And my hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to mine adversaries, And will recompense them that hate me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

If I have sharpened my gleaming sword, And my hand take hold of judgment, I will render vengeance to mine adversaries, And will recompense them that hate me.
- Darby Bible

If I shall whet my glittering sword, and my hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my enemies, and will reward them that hate me.
- Webster's Bible

if I whet my glittering sword, My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my adversaries, and will recompense those who hate me.
- World English Bible

If I have sharpened the brightness of My sword, And My hand doth lay hold on judgment, I turn back vengeance to Mine adversaries, And to those hating Me -- I repay!
- Youngs Literal Bible

If I whet My glittering sword, and My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to Mine adversaries, and will recompense them that hate Me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 32:41


32:41 If I whet my sword - If once I begin to prepare for war and for the execution of my sentence. Judgment - Of the instruments of judgment, of the weapons of war. A metaphor from warriors, that take their weapons into their hand, when they intend to fight.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 32

  • BSP
    Verse 4: Jehovah God is perfect in all that he does. Even though we may not understand some of his ways, we must remember that we are imperfect and we can not fully grasp everything.
  • 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

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