Psalm 118:12
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New International Version
They swarmed around me like bees, but they were consumed as quickly as burning thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them down.


New American Standard Bible
They surrounded me like bees; They were extinguished as a fire of thorns; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.


King James Bible
They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
They surrounded me like bees; they were extinguished like a fire among thorns; in the name of Yahweh I destroyed them.


International Standard Version
They surrounded me like bees; but they will be extinguished like burning thorns. In the name of the LORD I will defeat them.


American Standard Version
They compassed me about like bees; They are quenched as the fire of thorns: In the name of Jehovah I will cut them off.


Douay-Rheims Bible
They surrounded me like bees, and they burned like fire among thorns: and in the name of the Lord I was revenged on them


Darby Bible Translation
They encompassed me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.


Young's Literal Translation
They compassed me about as bees, They have been extinguished as a fire of thorns, In the name of Jehovah I surely cut them off.
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Context
Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is Good

1O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endures for ever. 2Let Israel now say, that his mercy endures for ever. 3Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endures for ever. 4Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy endures for ever. 5I called on the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place. 6The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do to me? 7The LORD takes my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire on them that hate me. 8It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man. 9It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes. 10All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them. 11They compassed me about; yes, they compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them. 12They compassed me about like bees: they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them. 13You have thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the LORD helped me. 14The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation. 15The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD does valiantly. 16The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the right hand of the LORD does valiantly. 17I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD. 18The LORD has chastened me sore: but he has not given me over to death. 19Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD: 20This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter. 21I will praise you: for you have heard me, and are become my salvation. 22The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. 23This is the LORD's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. 24This is the day which the LORD has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. 25Save now, I beseech you, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech you, send now prosperity. 26Blessed be he that comes in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD. 27God is the LORD, which has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar. 28You are my God, and I will praise you: you are my God, I will exalt you. 29O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.
Cross References
Luke 21:20
And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is near.


Deuteronomy 1:44
And the Amorites, which dwelled in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, even to Hormah.


Psalm 58:9
Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.


Ecclesiastes 7:6
For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.


Isaiah 43:17
Which brings forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they shall lie down together, they shall not rise: they are extinct, they are quenched as wick.


Nahum 1:10
For while they be entwined together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.


Treasury of Scripture

They compassed me about like bees: they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

like bees

Deuteronomy 1:44 And the Amorites, which dwelled in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir...

quenched

Psalm 83:14,15 As the fire burns a wood, and as the flame sets the mountains on fire...

Ecclesiastes 7:6 For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

Isaiah 27:4 Fury is not in me: who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle? I would go through them, I would burn them together.

Nahum 1:10 For while they be entwined together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

in the name

Psalm 8:9 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth!

Psalm 20:1,5 The LORD hear you in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend you...

1 Samuel 17:45 Then said David to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield...

2 Samuel 23:6 But the sons of Belial shall be all of them as thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands:

1 Chronicles 14:10,11,14-16 And David inquired of God, saying, Shall I go up against the Philistines? And will you deliver them into my hand...

2 Chronicles 14:11,12 And Asa cried to the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with you to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power...

2 Chronicles 16:7-9 And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him, Because you have relied on the king of Syria...

2 Chronicles 20:17-22 You shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand you still, and see the salvation of the LORD with you...

2 Chronicles 22:7,8 And the destruction of Ahaziah was of God by coming to Joram: for when he was come...

destroy them. Heb. cut them down

Strong's Concordance
They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
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