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Psalms 78:21

    Psalms 78:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore the LORD heard this, and was wroth: so a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also came up against Israel;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore the LORD heard this, and was wroth: so a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also came up against Israel;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Therefore Jehovah heard, and was wroth; And a fire was kindled against Jacob, And anger also went up against Israel;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So these things came to the Lord's ears, and he was angry; and a fire was lighted against Jacob, and wrath came up against Israel;

    Webster's Revision

    Therefore Jehovah heard, and was wroth; And a fire was kindled against Jacob, And anger also went up against Israel;

    World English Bible

    Therefore Yahweh heard, and was angry. A fire was kindled against Jacob, anger also went up against Israel,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Therefore the LORD heard, and was wroth: and a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also went up against Israel;

    Definitions for Psalms 78:21

    Wroth - To be provoked; angered.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 78:21

    Therefore the Lord heard this, and was wroth - See Numbers 11:1, Numbers 11:10.

    So a fire was kindled against Jacob ... - Fire may be used here, as in Numbers 11:1, as an emblem of wrath; a fire may have been literally sent down to consume them.