Psalms 144:5

“Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Bow thy heauens, O Lord, and come downe: touch the mountaines, and they shall smoke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Bow Your heavens, O LORD, and come down; Touch the mountains, that they may smoke.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Bow thy heavens, O Jehovah, and come down: Touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Come down, O Lord, from your heavens: at your touch let the mountains give out smoke.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah, bow thy heavens, and come down; touch the mountains, that they smoke;
- Darby Bible

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.
- Webster's Bible

Part your heavens, Yahweh, and come down. Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.
- World English Bible

Jehovah, incline Thy heavens and come down, Strike against mountains, and they smoke.
- Youngs Literal Bible

O LORD, bow Thy heavens, and come down; touch the mountains, that they may smoke.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 144:5


144:5 Come - To help me. Smoke - As Sinai did at thy glorious appearance, #Exod 19:18|. This is a figurative and poetical description of God's coming to take vengeance upon his enemies.


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