Parallel Verses

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."

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

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.”

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.

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 there came a man of God to him and said, "King, let not the army of Israel go with thee: for the LORD is not with Israel neither with any of the house of Ephraim. 8 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." 9 And Amaziah said again to the man of God, "What shall we do then, for the hundred talents which I have given unto the host of Israel?" And the man of God said, "The LORD is able to give thee much more than that."



Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:6

and said, "LORD God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven, and reignest not thou on all the kingdoms of the heathen? And in thine hand is power and might, that no man can stand before thee.

2 Chronicles 14:11

And Asa cried unto the LORD his God and said, "LORD, it is all one with thee to help them that have no power, with few or with many: help us O LORD our God, for we trust to thee, and in thine name be come against this multitude. Thou art the LORD our God: let not man prevail against thee."

Philippians 4:19

My God fulfill all your needs through his glorious riches in Jesus Christ.

Deuteronomy 8:18

But remember the LORD thy God, how that it is he which gave thee power to do manfully, for to make good the covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is come to pass this day.

Judges 7:7

And the LORD said unto Gideon, "With the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into thine hand. And all the other people shall go every man unto his own home."

1 Samuel 14:6

Then said Jonathan to the young man that bare his harness, "Come, and let us go over unto the standing of these uncircumcised, peradventure the LORD will work with us: for the LORD is free to save with many or with few."

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge shall be given thee, and I will give thee treasure, riches, and glory also, that among the kings before thee or after thee, none was or shall be like thee."

2 Chronicles 18:14

And when he was come to the king, the king said to him, "Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth in Gilead to fight, or shall I be in rest?" And he answered, "Go ye and prosper, for God shall deliver it into your hands."

Job 5:18

For though he make a wound, he giveth a medicine again: though he smite, his hand maketh whole again.

Job 9:13

He is God, whose wrath no man may withstand: but the proudest of all must stoop under him.

Psalm 20:7

Some put their trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Psalm 24:1

{A Psalm of David} The earth is the LORD's, and all that therein is: the compass of the world, and all that dwell therein.

Psalm 33:10

The LORD bringeth the counsel of the Heathen to naught, and maketh the devices of the people to be of none effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.

Psalm 33:16

There is no king that can be saved by the multitude of a host; neither is any mighty man delivered by much strength.

Psalm 62:11

God spoke once, and twice I have also heard the same, that power belongeth unto God,

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of the LORD, maketh rich men; as for careful travail, it doth nothing thereto.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

So I turned me unto other things under the Sun, and I saw that in running it helpeth not to be swift; in battle it helpeth not to be strong; to feeding it helpeth not to be wise; to riches, it helpeth not to be suttle; to be had in favour, it helpeth not to be cunning: but that all lieth in time and fortune.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Be glad then, O thou young man, in thy youth, and let thine heart be merry in thy young days; follow the ways of thine own heart, and the lust of thine eyes: but be thou sure, that God shall bring thee into judgment for all these things.

Isaiah 8:9-10

Go together ye people, and gather you, hearken to all ye of far countries. Muster you, and you shall be broken down: prepare you to battle and you shall be torn in pieces.

Joel 3:9-14

Cry out these things among the Gentiles, proclaim war; wake up the giants, let them draw nigh; let them come up, all the lusty warriors of them.

Haggai 2:8

The silver is mine, the gold is mine, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.

Matthew 26:45

Then came he to his disciples and said unto them, "Sleep henceforth, and take your rest. Take heed: the hour is at hand, and the son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of sinners.

Luke 18:29-30

And he said unto them, "Verily I say unto you, there is no man that leaveth house: other father and mother, other brethren, or wife, or children: for the kingdom of God's sake,

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