I pursued my enemies and destroyed them, and did not turn back until they were consumed.
I consumed them; I thrust them through, so that they did not rise; they fell under my feet.
For thou didst gird me with strength for the battle; thou didst make my assailants sink under me.
Thou didst make my enemies turn their backs to me, those who hated me, and I destroyed them.
They looked, but there was none to save; they cried to the LORD, but he did not answer them.
I beat them fine as the dust of the earth, I crushed them and stamped them down like the mire of the streets.
"Thou didst deliver me from strife with the peoples; thou didst keep me as the head of the nations; people whom I had not known served me.
Foreigners came cringing to me; as soon as they heard of me, they obeyed me.
Foreigners lost heart, and came trembling out of their fastnesses.
"The LORD lives; and blessed be my rock, and exalted be my God, the rock of my salvation,
the God who gave me vengeance and brought down peoples under me,