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Psalms 78:51

    Psalms 78:51 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And smote all the first-born in Egypt, The chief of their strength in the tents of Ham.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He gave to destruction all the first sons of Egypt; the first-fruits of their strength in the tents of Ham;

    Webster's Revision

    And smote all the first-born in Egypt, The chief of their strength in the tents of Ham.

    World English Bible

    and struck all the firstborn in Egypt, the chief of their strength in the tents of Ham.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And smote all the firstborn in Egypt, the chief of their strength in the tents of Ham:

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 78:51

    And smote all the firstborn in Egypt - See Exodus 11:4-5; Exodus 12:29-30.

    The chief of their strength - Those on whom they relied; their firstborn; their pride; their glory; their heirs. Compare Genesis 49:3.

    In the tabernacles of Ham - The tents; the dwelling-places of Ham; that is, of Egypt. Compare Genesis 10:6; Psalm 105:23, Psalm 105:27; Psalm 106:22,

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 78:51

    78:51 Ham - Of the Egyptians, the posterity of Ham, the cursed children of a cursed parent.