PSALM 60:12



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“Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.”

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Psalm 60:12 Translation & Meaning

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Through God בֵּֽאלֹהִ֥ים Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative Through God
we shall do נַעֲשֶׂה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
valiantly: חָ֑יִל Probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength valiantly
for he וְ֝ה֗וּא He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are for he
it is that (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
shall tread down יָב֥וּס To trample (literally or figuratively) tread down
our enemies. צָרֵֽינוּ׃ Narrow enemies

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  • 10  Wilt not thou, O God, which hadst cast us off? and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies?

  • 11  Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

  • 12  Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.

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