Psalms 46:9

“He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He maketh warres to cease vnto the end of the earth: hee breaketh the bow, and cutteth the speare in sunder, he burneth the chariot in the fire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; He breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; He burneth the chariots in the fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He puts an end to wars over all the earth; by him the bow is broken, and the spear cut in two, and the carriage burned in the fire.
- Basic English Bible

He hath made wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariots in the fire.
- Darby Bible

He maketh wars to cease to the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear asunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
- Webster's Bible

He makes wars cease to the end of the earth. He breaks the bow, and shatters the spear. He burns the chariots in the fire.
- World English Bible

Causing wars to cease, Unto the end of the earth, the bow he shivereth, And the spear He hath cut asunder, Chariots he doth burn with fire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(46:10) He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; He breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; He burneth the chariots in the fire.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 46:9


46:9 To cease - He hath settled as in a firm and well - grounded peace. The land - Of Israel: from one end of it to the other. The bow - The bows and spears, and chariots of their enemies.


Discussion for Psalms 46

  • Alvin Webster
    Today I received the message from God that He is in control of every aspect of my life, and I or we should trust His words(not our circumstances),that if we wait on Him,and stay in the faith,He shall direct our paths.
  • Ernest Robinson
    God take cares of his own. we may loose our home, our families, our Job all of our worldly position. we must still trust God, by giving him praise and worship. if God can give us good gifts , whenever the trials come just remember who gives the gift. there are no trials that come upon us that God will not sustained us. He knows what we can handle . the devil is a loser.
  • Leslie Brown
    As I read this psalms it resures me that my God with me. He is in control of my life I must put my trust in Him and he will direct my path. We live in a world where the devil is trying to be in control with what comes out of our mouths so me must alway speaking the word of our God. There is power in the word of God. Let all work by faith not by sight. We serve a might God in Jesus Mighty Name Amen
  • JOSEPH MBITI
    WITH GOD NOTHING IS IMPOSIBLE THAT WHY THERE IS A NEED OF PUTING OUR HOPE WITHOUT FEAR.
  • A disciple
    Hello Heidi; In composition of both music and prose; Selah indicates a pause or rest. It adds to understanding the Psalms by forcing you to pause to meditate.
  • Heidi
    I am new at studying the word I have a question that may sound stupid but I keep seeing this word Selah, what does this mean or stand for.

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