Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The bows of the mighty men are broken, and those who stumbled are girded with strength.

New American Standard Bible

The bows of the mighty are shattered,
But the feeble gird on strength.

King James Version

The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

Holman Bible

The bows of the warriors are broken,
but the feeble are clothed with strength.

International Standard Version

The bows of warriors are shattered, but those who stumble are equipped with strength.

American Standard Version

The bows of the mighty men are broken; And they that stumbled are girded with strength.

Amplified


“The bows of the mighty are broken,
But those who have stumbled equip themselves with strength.

Bible in Basic English

The bows of the men of war are broken, and the feeble are clothed with strength.

Darby Translation

The bow of the mighty is broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

Julia Smith Translation

The bows of the mighty being broken, and the weak were girded with strength.

King James 2000

The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are clothed with strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The bows of mighty warriors [are] shattered, but those who stumble gird [themselves with] strength.

Modern King James verseion

The bows of the mighty are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The bows of the strong are broken: and the weak are endued with strength.

NET Bible

The bows of warriors are shattered, but those who stumble find their strength reinforced.

New Heart English Bible

"The bows of the mighty men are broken. Those who stumbled are armed with strength.

The Emphasized Bible

The bow of the mighty, is dismayed, - While, the fainting, are girded with strength;

Webster

The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

World English Bible

"The bows of the mighty men are broken. Those who stumbled are armed with strength.

Youngs Literal Translation

Bows of the mighty are broken, And the stumbling have girded on strength.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

of the mighty men
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

חת 
Chath 
Usage: 9

אזר 
'azar 
Usage: 16

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Hannah's Triumphant Prayer

3 Talk no more so very proudly. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth, for LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. 4 The bows of the mighty men are broken, and those who stumbled are girded with strength. 5 Those who were full have hired out themselves for bread, and those who were hungry have ceased [to hunger]. Yea, the barren has borne seven, and she who has many sons languishes.



Cross References

Psalm 37:15

Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.

Psalm 46:9

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth. He breaks the bow, and cuts the spear in two. He burns the chariots in the fire.

Psalm 76:3

There he broke the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah.

Hebrews 11:34

quenched the force of fire, escaped the jaw of the sword. Out of weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, bowed down armies of aliens.

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but LORD upholds the righteous.

Isaiah 10:4

They shall only bow down under the prisoners, and shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

Jeremiah 37:10

For though ye had smitten the whole army of the Chaldeans who fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them, yea they would rise up every man in his tent, and burn this city with fire.

2 Corinthians 4:9-10

persecuted but not forsaken, cast down but not destroyed.

2 Corinthians 12:9

And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for thee, for my power is made fully perfect in weakness. More gladly therefore I will boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of the Christ may reside in me.

Ephesians 6:14

Stand ye therefore having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things in the Christ who strengthens me.

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