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Psalms 68:23

    Psalms 68:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    That your foot may be dipped in the blood of your enemies, and the tongue of your dogs in the same.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    That thou mayest crush them , dipping thy foot in blood, That the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from thine enemies.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So that your foot may be red with blood, and the tongues of your dogs with the same.

    Webster's Revision

    That thou mayest crush them , dipping thy foot in blood, That the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from thine enemies.

    World English Bible

    That you may crush them, dipping your foot in blood, that the tongues of your dogs may have their portion from your enemies."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    That thou mayest dip thy foot in blood, that the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from thine enemies.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 68:23

    That thy foot may be dipped in the blood - God will make such a slaughter among his enemies, the Amorites, that thou shalt walk over their dead bodies; and beasts of prey shall feed upon them.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 68:23

    That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies ... - Margin, "red." A more literal rendering would be, "That thou mayest crush - thy foot in blood - the tongue of thy dogs from the enemies, from him." The idea of "dipping" the foot in blood is not in the passage directly; but the leading thought is that of "crushing" the enemy. It is then "added" that the foot would be in blood. So of the tongue of the dogs. The "meaning" is, that the tongues of dogs would be employed in licking up the blood of the enemies, though that is not "expressed" in so many words. The sense of the whole is, that the foes of the people would be slain.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 68:23

    68:23 That, and c. - And as it was at the Red Sea, and at Bashan before, so yet again thine enemies shall be slain in such numbers, that thou mayst wade in their blood, and thy dogs lick it up in the field.