Psalms 78:63

“The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 78:63

The fire consumed their young men: and their maidens were not giuen to mariage.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Fire devoured His young men, And His virgins had no wedding songs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Fire devoured their young men; And their virgins had no marriage-song.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their young men were burned in the fire; and their virgins were not praised in the bride-song.
- Basic English Bible

The fire consumed their young men, and their maidens were not praised in [nuptial] song;
- Darby Bible

The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage.
- Webster's Bible

Fire devoured their young men. Their virgins had no wedding song.
- World English Bible

His young men hath fire consumed, And His virgins have not been praised.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Fire devoured their young men; and their virgins had no marriage-song.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 78:63

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 78:63


78:61 His strength - The ark, called God's strength, #1Chron 16:11|, because it was the sign and pledge of his strength put forth on his people's behalf. Glory - So the ark is called, as being the monument and seat of God's glorious presence. Enemies - The Philistines.

78:64 Priests - Hophni and Phinehas. No lamentation - No funeral solemnities; either because they were prevented by their own death, as the wife of Phinehas was, or disturbed by the invasion of the enemy.


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