Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before Jehovah in Gilgal.

New American Standard Bible

But Samuel said, “As your sword has made women childless, so shall your mother be childless among women.” And Samuel hewed Agag to pieces before the Lord at Gilgal.

King James Version

And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before the LORD in Gilgal.

Holman Bible

Samuel declared:

As your sword has made women childless,
so your mother will be childless among women.


Then he hacked Agag to pieces before the Lord at Gilgal.

International Standard Version

Samuel said, "Just as your sword has made women childless, so your mother will be childless among women." Then Samuel cut Agag into pieces in the LORD's presence in Gilgal.

A Conservative Version

And Samuel said, As thy sword has made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before LORD in Gilgal.

Amplified

Samuel said, “As your sword has made women childless, so shall your mother be childless among women.” And Samuel cut Agag in pieces before the Lord in Gilgal.

Bible in Basic English

And Samuel said, As your sword has made women without children, so now your mother will be without children among women. And Agag was cut up by Samuel, bone from bone, before the Lord in Gilgal.

Darby Translation

And Samuel said, As thy sword has made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless above women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before Jehovah in Gilgal.

Julia Smith Translation

And Samuel will say, As thy sword bereaved women of children, so of women shall thy mother be bereaved of children. And Samuel cut Agag in pieces before Jehovah in Gilgal.

King James 2000

And Samuel said, As your sword has made women childless, so shall your mother be childless among women. And Samuel cut Agag in pieces before the LORD in Gilgal.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Samuel said, "Just as your sword bereaved women, so will your mother be bereaved among women!" Then Samuel hacked Agag to pieces in the presence of Yahweh at Gilgal.

Modern King James verseion

And Samuel said, As your sword has made women childless, so shall your mother be childless among women. And Samuel cut Agag in pieces before Jehovah in Gilgal.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Samuel said, "As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among other women." And so Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before the LORD in Gilgal.

NET Bible

Samuel said, "Just as your sword left women childless, so your mother will be the most bereaved among women!" Then Samuel hacked Agag to pieces there in Gilgal before the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Samuel said, "As your sword has made women childless, so your mother will be childless among women." Samuel cut Agag in pieces before the LORD in Gilgal.

The Emphasized Bible

And Samuel said, As women have been made childless by thy sword, So, childless among women, shall be, thine own mother. And Samuel cut Agag asunder before Yahweh, in Gilgal.

Webster

And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before the LORD in Gilgal.

World English Bible

Samuel said, "As your sword has made women childless, so your mother will be childless among women!" Samuel cut Agag in pieces before Yahweh in Gilgal.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Samuel saith, 'As thy sword bereaved women -- so is thy mother bereaved above women;' and Samuel heweth Agag in pieces before Jehovah in Gilgal.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמוּאל 
Sh@muw'el 
שׁמוּאל 
Sh@muw'el 
Usage: 140
Usage: 140

As thy sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁסף 
Shacaph 
hew in pieces
Usage: 1

H90
אגג 
'Agag 
Usage: 8

in pieces
שׁסף 
Shacaph 
hew in pieces
Usage: 1

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Samuel Announces The Downfall Of Saul

32 Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him cheerfully. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past. 33 And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before Jehovah in Gilgal. 34 Then Samuel went to Ramah; and Saul went up to his house to Gibeah of Saul.



Cross References

Judges 1:7

And Adoni-bezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered their food under my table: as I have done, so God hath requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Genesis 9:6

Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: For in the image of God made he man.

Matthew 7:2

For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you.

Exodus 17:11

And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.

Numbers 14:45

Then the Amalekite came down, and the Canaanite who dwelt in that mountain, and smote them and beat them down, even unto Hormah.

Numbers 25:7-8

And when Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from the midst of the congregation, and took a spear in his hand;

1 Kings 18:40

and Elijah said unto them, Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them; and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there.

Isaiah 34:6

The sword of Jehovah is filled with blood, it is made fat with fatness, with the blood of lambs and goats, with the fat of the kidneys of rams; for Jehovah hath a sacrifice in Bozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed be he that doeth the work of Jehovah negligently; and cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood.

James 2:13

For judgment is without mercy to him that hath showed no mercy: mercy glorieth against judgment.

Revelation 16:6

for they poured out the blood of the saints and the prophets, and blood hast thou given them to drink: they are worthy.

Revelation 18:6

Render unto her even as she rendered, and double unto her the double according to her works: in the cup which she mingled, mingle unto her double.

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