"And I have devoured them and shattered them, so that they did not rise ; And 1they fellunder my feet.
"For You have girded me with strength for battle ; You have asubduedunder me 2those who rose up against me.
"You have also 3made my enemiesturn their backs to me, And I bdestroyed those who hated me.
"4They looked, but there was none to save ; 5Even to the LORD, but He did not answer them.
"6Then I pulverized them as the dust of the earth ; 7I crushed and stamped them as the mire of the streets.
"8You have also delivered me from the contentions of my people ; 9You have kept me as head of the nations ; 10A people whom I have not knownserve me.
"11Foreignerspretendobedience to me; As soon as they hear , they obey me.
46"Foreignerscloseheart, 12And dcometrembling out of their efortresses.
"The LORDlives, and blessed be my rock ; And exalted be f13God, the rock of my salvation,
4814The God who executesvengeance for me, 15And bringsdownpeoplesunder me,
Who also brings me out from my enemies ; You even lift me above16those who rise up against me; 17You rescue me from the violentman.