Psalms 78:31

“The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wrath of God came vpon them, and slew the fattest of them: and smote downe the chosen men of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The anger of God rose against them And killed some of their stoutest ones, And subdued the choice men of Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When the anger of God went up against them, And slew of the fattest of them, And smote down the young men of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The wrath of God came on them, and put to death the fattest of them, and put an end to the young men of Israel.
- Basic English Bible

When the anger of God went up against them; and he slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.
- Darby Bible

The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.
- Webster's Bible

when the anger of God went up against them, killed some of the fattest of them, and struck down the young men of Israel.
- World English Bible

And the anger of God hath gone up against them, And He slayeth among their fat ones, And youths of Israel He caused to bend.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When the anger of God went up against them, and slew of the lustieth among them, and smote down the young men of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 78:31


78:31 Mightiest - The most healthy and strong, who probably were most desirous of this food, and fed most eagerly upon it.


Discussion for Psalms 78:31

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