Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Samuel said, Bring me Agag, the king of Amalek. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is near. 33 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. 34 Then Samuel went to Ramah, and Saul went up to his house in Gibeah of Saul.



Cross References

Judges 1:7

And Adonibezek said, Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered crumbs under my table; as I have done, so God has recompensed me. And they put him into Jerusalem, and there he died.

Genesis 9:6

Whoever sheds man's blood in man, his blood shall be shed; for in the image of God is man made.

Matthew 7:2

For with the judgment with which ye judge, ye shall be judged, and with the measure with which ye measure, ye shall be measured again.

Exodus 17:11

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

Numbers 14:45

Then the Amalekite came down and the Canaanite who dwelt in that hill and smote them and defeated them, pursuing them 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 among the congregation and took a javelin in his hand;

1 Kings 18:40

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

Isaiah 34:6

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

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed be he that does the work of the LORD deceitfully, and cursed be he that keeps back his sword from blood.

James 2:13

For judgment without mercy shall be done unto the one that has shown no mercy; and mercy boasts against judgment.

Revelation 16:6

for they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they deserve it.

Revelation 18:6

Reward her even as she rewarded you and pay her double according to her works; in the cup which she has given thee to drink, give her double.

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