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Psalms 68:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— That thou mayest crush [them], [dipping] thy foot in blood, That the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from [thine] enemies.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of [thine] enemies, [and] the tongue of thy dogs in the same.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— That your foot may shatter [them] in blood, The tongue of your dogs [may have] its portion from [your] enemies.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thy enemies, [and] the tongue of thy dogs in the same.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— That thou mayest dip thy foot in blood: the tongue of thy dogs has its portion from enemies.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— That thou mayest bathe thy foot in blood,—The tongue of thy dogs, from the foes, hath its portion.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— So that thou dashest thy foot in blood, [In the blood of] enemies—the tongue of Thy dogs.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thy enemies; the tongue of thy dogs be red with the same.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— That thy foote may be dipped in the blood of [thine] enemies, [and] the tongue of thy dogges in the same.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— That thy foot may be dipped in blood, [and] the tongue of thy dogs [be stained] with that of [thine] enemies.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of [thine] enemies, [and] the tongue of thy dogs in the same.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
That x4616
(4616) Complement
From H6030; properly heed, that is, purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically in order that.
thy foot 7272
{7272} Prime
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
may be dipped 4272
{4272} Prime
A primitive root; to dash asunder; by implication to crush, smash or violently plunge; figuratively to subdue or destroy.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the blood 1818
{1818} Prime
From H1826 (compare H0119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (that is, drops of blood).
of [thine] enemies, 341
{0341} Prime
Active participle of H0340; hating; an adversary.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[and] the tongue 3956
{3956} Prime
From H3960; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water).
of thy dogs 3611
{3611} Prime
From an unused root meaning to yelp, or else to attack; a dog; hence (by euphemism) a male prostitute.
in the same. x4482
(4482) Complement
From an unused rot meaning to apportion; a part; hence a musical chord (as parted into strings).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:22-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 68:23

That, &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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 68:23

That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of [thine] enemies, [and] the tongue of thy dogs (r) in the same.

(r) That is, in the blood of that great slaughter, where dogs will lap blood.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 58:10 The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Heb. red,
Isaiah 63:1-6 Who [is] this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this [that is] glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save. ... And I will tread down the people in mine anger, and make them drunk in my fury, and I will bring down their strength to the earth.

the tongue:

1 Kings 21:19 And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.
1 Kings 22:38 And [one] washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armour; according unto the word of the LORD which he spake.
2 Kings 9:33-37 And he said, Throw her down. So they threw her down: and [some] of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses: and he trode her under foot. ... And the carcase of Jezebel shall be as dung upon the face of the field in the portion of Jezreel; [so] that they shall not say, This [is] Jezebel.
Revelation 19:17-21 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God; ... And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which [sword] proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
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1K 21:19; 22:38. 2K 9:33. Ps 58:10. Is 63:1. Rv 19:17.

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