Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that the swift shall not escape, neither the strong be able to do anything: no, the giant shall not save his own life.

New American Standard Bible

Flight will perish from the swift,
And the stalwart will not strengthen his power,
Nor the mighty man save his life.

King James Version

Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:

Holman Bible

Escape will fail the swift,
the strong one will not prevail by his strength,
and the brave will not save his life.

International Standard Version

So the swift runner will not escape, the valiant will not fortify his strength, and the mighty warrior will not save his life.

A Conservative Version

And flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, nor shall the mighty deliver himself.

American Standard Version

And flight shall perish from the swift; and the strong shall not strengthen his force; neither shall the mighty deliver himself;

Amplified


“Flight will be lost to the swift [so they will be unable to escape],
And the strong shall not strengthen nor maintain his power,
Nor shall the mighty man save his own life.

Bible in Basic English

And flight will be impossible for the quick-footed, and the force of the strong will become feeble, and the man of war will not get away safely:

Darby Translation

And flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver his soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And flight perished from the swift; and the strong shall not strengthen his power, and the mighty shall not save his soul.

King James 2000

Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his power, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Flight will perish from [the] swift and [the] strong person will not muster his strength and [the] warrior will not save his life.

Modern King James verseion

And refuge shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his power, nor shall the mighty deliver his life;

NET Bible

Fast runners will find no place to hide; strong men will have no strength left; warriors will not be able to save their lives.

New Heart English Bible

Flight will perish from the swift; and the strong won't strengthen his force; neither shall the mighty deliver himself;

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore shall flight, perish, from the swift, and, the mighty, shall not invigorate his strength, - nor shall, the hero, escape with his life;

Webster

Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:

World English Bible

Flight will perish from the swift; and the strong won't strengthen his force; neither shall the mighty deliver himself;

Youngs Literal Translation

And perished hath refuge from the swift, And the strong strengtheneth not his power, And the mighty delivereth not his soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מנוס 
manowc 
Usage: 8

from the swift
קל 
Qal 
Usage: 13

and the strong
חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 57

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Judgment On Israel

13 Behold, I will crash you in sunder, like as a wain crasheth, that is full of sheaves: 14 so that the swift shall not escape, neither the strong be able to do anything: no, the giant shall not save his own life. 15 The archer shall not abide, and the swift of foot shall not escape. The horseman shall not save his life,


Cross References

Jeremiah 9:23

Moreover, thus sayeth the LORD, "Let not the wise man rejoice in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength; neither the rich man in his riches.

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.

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.

Job 11:20

As for the eyes of the ungodly, they shall be consumed, and not escape: their hope shall be misery and sorrow of mind."

Isaiah 30:16-17

For ye have said, "No, but we will escape through horses!" Therefore shall ye flee. And, "We will get us up upon swift beasts!" Therefore shall your persecutors be swifter.

Amos 9:1-3

I saw the LORD standing upon the altar, and he said, "Smite the door check, that the posts may shake withal. For their covetousness shall fall upon all their heads, and their posterity shall be slain with the sword. They shall not flee away, there shall not one of them escape, nor be delivered.

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