Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Be strong, and we will be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God: and Jehovah shall do the good in his eyes.

New American Standard Bible

Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the Lord do what is good in His sight.”

King James Version

Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God: and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.

Holman Bible

Be strong! We must prove ourselves strong for our people and for the cities of our God. May the Lord’s will be done.”

International Standard Version

Be strong, be courageous on behalf of our people and for the cities of our God, and may the LORD do what he thinks is best."

A Conservative Version

Be of good courage, and let us play the man for our people, and for the cities of our God. And LORD do that which seems good to him.

American Standard Version

Be of good courage, and let us play the man for ou people, and for the cities of our God: and Jehovah do that which seemeth him good.

Amplified

Be courageous, and let us show ourselves courageous for the benefit of our people and the cities of our God. And may the Lord do what is good in His sight.”

Bible in Basic English

Take heart, and let us be strong for our people and for the towns of our God, and may the Lord do what seems good to him.

Darby Translation

Be strong, and let us shew ourselves valiant for our people and for the cities of our God; and Jehovah do what is good in his sight.

King James 2000

Be of good courage, and let us play the man for our people, and for the cities of our God: and the LORD do that which seems to him good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be strong, and let us strengthen ourselves for the sake of the people and for the sake of the cities of our God. May Yahweh do [what is] good in his eyes.

Modern King James verseion

Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people and for the cities of our God. And may Jehovah do that which seems good to Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Quite thee like a man, and let us fight lustily for our people and for the cities of our God. And the LORD do what seemeth best in his eyes."

NET Bible

Be strong! Let's fight bravely for the sake of our people and the cities of our God! The Lord will do what he decides is best!"

New Heart English Bible

Be courageous, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God; and the LORD do that which seems good to him."

The Emphasized Bible

Be strong, and let us put forth our strength, for the sake of our people, and for the sake of the cities of our God, - and, Yahweh, do what is good in his own eyes.

Webster

Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God: and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.

World English Bible

Be courageous, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God; and Yahweh do that which seems good to him."

Youngs Literal Translation

be strong and strengthen thyself for our people, and for the cities of our God, and Jehovah doth that which is good in His eyes.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and let us play the men
חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and for the cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

of our God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Israel Fights Ammon And Aram

11 And he will say, If Aram shall be strong above me, and be thou to me for deliverance: and if the sons of Ammon shall be strong above thee, and I came for deliverance to thee. 12 Be strong, and we will be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God: and Jehovah shall do the good in his eyes. 13 And Joab will draw near, and the people which were with him, to battle against Aram: and they will flee from his face.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and be active; ye shall not fear, and ye shall not be terrified from their face, for Jehovah thy God, he goes with thee; he will not relax thee and he will not forsake thee.

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel will announce to him all the words, and he hid not from him. And he will say, It is Jehovah: the good in his eyes he will do.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Watch ye, stand in the faith, be manly, be strengthened..

Judges 10:15

And the sons of Israel will say to Jehovah, We sinned: do thou to us according to all the good in thine eyes; but deliver us now, this day.

1 Samuel 4:9

Be strong, and be for men, Philisteim, lest ye shall serve to the Hebrews as they served to you: and be for men and fight

Nehemiah 4:14

And I shall see, and I shall rise up and say to the nobles and to the prefects and to the rest of the people, Ye shall not be afraid from their face: remember Jehovah great and terrible; and war for yourselves, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your houses.

Numbers 13:20

And what the land, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is in it wood or not And be strong, and take from the fruit of the land. And the days, the days of the first-fruits of the grapes.

Joshua 1:6-7

Be strong and be active; for thou shalt cause Israel to inherit the land which I sware to their fathers to give to them.

Joshua 1:9

Did I not command thee? Be strong and be active; thou shalt not fear and thou shalt not bend: for Jehovah thy God is with thee in all where thou shalt go.

Joshua 1:18

Every man who shall resist thy mouth, and shall not hear thy words according to all which thou shalt command him, he shall die: only be strong and be active.

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan will say to the boy lifting up his arms, Come, and we will pass over to the garrison of these uncircumcised: perhaps Jehovah will do for us: for no restraining to Jehovah to save by a multitude or by few.

1 Samuel 14:12

And the men of the garrison will answer Jonathan and him lifting up his arms, and they will say, Come up to us, and we will make a word known to you. And Jonathan will say to him lifting up his arms, Come up after me: for Jehovah gave them into the hand of Israel.

1 Samuel 17:32

And David will say to Saul, man's heart shall not fall on account of him; thy servant will go and fight with this one of the rovers

2 Samuel 16:10-11

And the king will say, What to me and you ye sons of Zeruiah? for he shall curse, and because Jehovah said to him, Curse David: and who shall say, Wherefore didst thou thus?

1 Chronicles 19:13

Be strong, and we will strengthen ourselves for our people and for the cities of our God: and Jehovah will do the good in his eyes.

2 Chronicles 32:7

Be strong and be firm ye shall not fear and ye shall not be terrified-from the face of the king of Assur, and from before all the multitude which are with him: for with us much more than with him.

Job 1:21

And he will say, Naked I came forth from my mother's womb, and naked shall I turn back there: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah took; the name of Jehovah shall be blessed.

Hebrews 13:6

So that being confident, we say, The Lord aiding me, and I will not fear what man will do to me.

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