Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But if you do go, do it, be strong for the battle; yet God will bring you down before the enemy, for God has power to help and to bring down."

King James Version

But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong for the battle: God shall make thee fall before the enemy: for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

Holman Bible

But if you go [with them], do it! Be strong for battle! [But] God will make you stumble before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to make one stumble.

International Standard Version

But if you do go, strengthen yourself for war. Do you think God will throw you down before the enemy, since God has the power both to help or to overthrow?"

A Conservative Version

But if thou are going, do [it]. Be strong for the battle, [because] God will cast thee down before the enemy, for God has power to help, and to cast down.

American Standard Version

But if thou wilt go, do valiantly , be strong for the battle: God will cast thee down before the enemy; for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

Amplified

For if you go [in spite of warning], no matter how strong you are for battle, God will cast you down before the enemy, for God has power to help and to cast down.

Bible in Basic English

But go yourself, and be strong in war; God will not let you go down before those who are fighting against you; for God has power to give help or to send you down before your attackers.

Darby Translation

But if thou wilt go, do it; be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy, for there is with God power to help and to cast down.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But if thou wilt go, if thou wilt do it, and strengthen thyself for the battle, God shall make thee fall before the enemy; for in God is the strength, to help or to cast down.

Julia Smith Translation

For if thou goest, to be strong for war: God will cause thee to falter before the enemy, for there is power with God to help and to cause to falter.

King James 2000

But if you will go, do it, be strong for the battle: but God shall make you fall before the enemy: for God has power to help, and to cast down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But even still, you yourself go, do! Be strong for the battle [else] God will make you stumble before the enemy! For there is power with God to help and to cause stumbling."

Modern King James verseion

But if you will go, do it! Be strong for the battle, for God shall make you fall before the enemy, for God has power to help and to throw down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Or else if thou needs wilt, then go and do it, and make thyself strong to battle: and thou shalt see, that God shall make thee fall before thine enemies. For God hath power to help or to cast down."

NET Bible

Even if you go and fight bravely in battle, God will defeat you before the enemy. God is capable of helping or defeating."

New Heart English Bible

But if you will go, take action, be strong for the battle. God will overthrow you before the enemy; for God has power to help, and to overthrow."

The Emphasized Bible

But, if thou art going, do, be strong for the battle, - God will cause thee to fall before the enemy, for there is strength in God, to help or to cause to fall.

Webster

But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy: for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

World English Bible

But if you will go, take action, be strong for the battle. God will overthrow you before the enemy; for God has power to help, and to overthrow."

Youngs Literal Translation

but if thou art going -- do it, be strong for battle, God doth cause thee to stumble before an enemy, for there is power in God to help, and to cause to stumble.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But if thou wilt go

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

for the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the enemy
אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

to help
עזר 
`azar 
Usage: 81

References

Context Readings

Amaziah's Campaign Against Edom

7 But a man of God came to him saying, "O king, do not let the army of Israel go with you, for the LORD is not with Israel nor with any of the sons of Ephraim. 8 "But if you do go, do it, be strong for the battle; yet God will bring you down before the enemy, for God has power to help and to bring down." 9 Amaziah said to the man of God, "But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the troops of Israel?" And the man of God answered, "The LORD has much more to give you than this."



Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:6

and he said, "O LORD, the God of our fathers, are You not God in the heavens? And are You not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand so that no one can stand against You.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; so help us, O LORD our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God; let not man prevail against You."

Philippians 4:19

And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Deuteronomy 8:18

"But you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth, that He may confirm His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

Judges 7:7

The LORD said to Gideon, "I will deliver you with the 300 men who lapped and will give the Midianites into your hands; so let all the other people go, each man to his home."

1 Samuel 14:6

Then Jonathan said to the young man who was carrying his armor, "Come and let us cross over to the garrison of these uncircumcised; perhaps the LORD will work for us, for the LORD is not restrained to save by many or by few."

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. And I will give you riches and wealth and honor, such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor those who will come after you."

2 Chronicles 18:14

When he came to the king, the king said to him, "Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I refrain?" He said, "Go up and succeed, for they will be given into your hand."

Job 5:18

"For He inflicts pain, and gives relief; He wounds, and His hands also heal.

Job 9:13

"God will not turn back His anger; Beneath Him crouch the helpers of Rahab.

Psalm 20:7

Some boast in chariots and some in horses, But we will boast in the name of the LORD, our God.

Psalm 24:1

The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it.

Psalm 33:10

The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

Psalm 33:16

The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great strength.

Psalm 62:11

Once God has spoken; Twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God;

Proverbs 10:22

It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.

Isaiah 8:9-10

"Be broken, O peoples, and be shattered; And give ear, all remote places of the earth. Gird yourselves, yet be shattered; Gird yourselves, yet be shattered.

Joel 3:9-14

Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men! Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up!

Haggai 2:8

'The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine,' declares the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 26:45

Then He came to the disciples and said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour is at hand and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.

Luke 18:29-30

And He said to them, "Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,



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