Psalms 81:5

“This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 81:5

This he ordained in Ioseph for a testimonie, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language, that I vnderstood not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He established it for a testimony in Joseph When he went throughout the land of Egypt. I heard a language that I did not know:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, When he went out over the land of Egypt, `Where' I heard a language that I knew not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He gave it to Joseph as a witness, when he went out over the land of Egypt; then the words of a strange tongue were sounding in my ears.
- Basic English Bible

He ordained it in Joseph [for] a testimony, when he went forth over the land of Egypt, [where] I heard a language that I knew not.
- Darby Bible

This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.
- Webster's Bible

He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out over the land of Egypt, I heard a language that I didn't know.
- World English Bible

A testimony on Joseph He hath placed it, In his going forth over the land of Egypt. A lip, I have not known -- I hear.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(81:6) He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, when He went forth against the land of Egypt. The speech of one that I knew not did I hear:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 81:5

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 81:5


81:5 Joseph - Among the people of Israel. Testimony - For a witness of that glorious deliverance. He - God. Went - As a captain at the head of his people. Egypt - To execute his judgments upon that land. I - My progenitors, for all the successive generations of Israel make one body, and are sometimes spoken of as one person. A language - The Egyptian language, which at first was unknown to the Israelites, #Gen 42:13|, and probably continued so for some considerable time, because they were much separated both in place and conversation from the Egyptians.


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