Psalms 92:9

9 For surely your enemies, LORD, surely your enemies will perish; all evildoers will be scattered.

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Psalms 92:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 For, lo, thine enemies, O LORD, for, lo, thine enemies shall perish; all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.
ESV
9 For behold, your enemies, O LORD, for behold, your enemies shall perish; all evildoers shall be scattered.
NLT
9 Your enemies, LORD, will surely perish; all evildoers will be scattered.
MSG
9 Look at your enemies, God! Look at your enemies - ruined! Scattered to the winds, all those hirelings of evil!
CSB
9 For indeed, Lord, Your enemies- indeed, Your enemies will perish; all evildoers will be scattered.

Psalms 92:9 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 92:9

For, lo, thine enemies, O Lord
The particle "lo", or "behold", is not used for the sake of God, but for the sake of men; to excite their attention, and to observe unto them that those who are everlastingly destroyed are the enemies of the Lord; who are enemies in their minds by wicked works, yea, enmity itself against God; and therefore their perdition is just as well as certain; sooner or later these shall be brought forth and slain before him; and for the certainty of it is repeated,

for, lo, thine enemies shall perish;
the Targum adds, in the world to come: "all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered"; one from another, and not be able to unite and combine together against the saints, as they have done; or they shall be separated from them at the last day, being placed at Christ's left hand; and shall not stand in judgment, nor in the congregation of the righteous; and so the Targum,

``and all the workers of iniquity shall be separated from the congregation of the righteous;''

see ( Psalms 1:5 ) .

Psalms 92:9 In-Context

7 that though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.
8 But you, LORD, are forever exalted.
9 For surely your enemies, LORD, surely your enemies will perish; all evildoers will be scattered.
10 You have exalted my horn like that of a wild ox; fine oils have been poured on me.
11 My eyes have seen the defeat of my adversaries; my ears have heard the rout of my wicked foes.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Psalms 45:5
  • 2. S Psalms 68:1; S Psalms 89:10
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