Parallel Verses

Amplified

But if you do go [in spite of this warning], be strong and courageous for battle; yet God will cause you to stumble and fall before the enemy, for God has power to help and to cause people to stumble.”

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.

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.

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

God
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 this 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 [in spite of this warning], be strong and courageous for battle; yet God will cause you to stumble and fall before the enemy, for God has power to help and to cause people to stumble.” 9 Amaziah said to the man of God, “But what shall we do about the hundred talents which I gave to the troops of Israel?” The man of God answered, “The Lord is able to give you much more than this.”



Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:6

and said, “O Lord, God of our fathers, are You not God in heaven? And do You not rule over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand, there is no one able to take a stand against You.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa called out to the Lord his God, saying, “O Lord, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and the weak; so help us, O Lord our God, for we trust in and rely on You, and in Your name we have come against this multitude. O Lord, You are our God; let not man prevail against You.”

Philippians 4:19

And my God will liberally supply (fill until full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Deuteronomy 8:18

But you shall remember [with profound respect] 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 (solemnly promised) to your fathers, as it is this day.

Judges 7:7

And the Lord told Gideon, “With the three hundred men who lapped I will rescue you, and will hand over the Midianites to you. Let all the other people go, each man to his home.”

1 Samuel 14:6

Jonathan said to his young armor bearer, “Come, let us cross over to the garrison of these uncircumcised men; it may be that the Lord will work for us. For there is nothing to prevent the Lord from saving, whether by many or by few.”

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge have been granted you. I will also give you riches, possessions, and honor, such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor will 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?” And he said, “Go up and succeed, for they will be handed over to you.”

Job 5:18


“For He inflicts pain, but He binds up and gives relief;
He wounds, but His hands also heal.

Job 9:13


“God will not turn back His anger;
The [proud] helpers of Rahab [the arrogant monster of the sea] bow under Him.

Psalm 20:7


Some trust in chariots and some in horses,
But we will remember and trust in the name of the Lord our God.

Psalm 24:1

The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness of it,
The world, and those who dwell in it.

Psalm 33:10


The Lord nullifies the counsel of the nations;
He makes the thoughts and plans of the people ineffective.

Psalm 33:16


The king is not saved by the great size of his army;
A warrior is not rescued by his great strength.

Psalm 62:11


God has spoken once,
Twice I have heard this:
That power belongs to God.

Proverbs 10:22


The blessing of the Lord brings [true] riches,
And He adds no sorrow to it [for it comes as a blessing from God].

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the strong, and neither is bread to the wise nor riches to those of intelligence and understanding nor favor to men of ability; but time and chance overtake them all.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, young man, in your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant in the days of your young manhood. And walk in the ways of your heart and in the desires of your eyes, but know that God will bring you into judgment for all these things.

Isaiah 8:9-10


“Be broken [in pieces], O peoples, and be shattered!
Listen, all you [our enemies from the] far countries.
Prepare yourselves [for war], and be shattered;
Prepare yourselves [for war], and be shattered.

Joel 3:9-14


Proclaim this among the [pagan] nations:
Prepare a war! Stir up the mighty men!
Let all the men of war come 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 returned to the disciples and said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? Listen, the hour [of My sacrifice] is at hand and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners [whose way and nature is to oppose God].

Luke 18:29-30

And He said to them, “I assure you and most solemnly 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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