Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to me, Say to them, Do not go up to the attack; for I am not among you, and you will be overcome by those who are against you.

New American Standard Bible

"And the LORD said to me, 'Say to them, "Do not go up nor fight, for I am not among you; otherwise you will be defeated before your enemies."'

King James Version

And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.

Holman Bible

“But the Lord said to me, ‘Tell them: Don’t go up and fight, for I am not with you to keep you from being defeated by your enemies.’

International Standard Version

"Then the LORD told me: "Tell them not to go up and fight because I will not be in their midst, or else you will be defeated before your enemies.'

A Conservative Version

And LORD said to me, Say to them, Do not go up, neither fight, for I am not among you, lest ye be smitten before your enemies.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.

Amplified

And the Lord said to me, Say to them, Do not go up or fight, for I am not among you -- "lest you be dangerously hurt by your enemies.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said to me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to me, Say to them, Ye shall not go up, and ye shall not fight; for I am not in the midst of you and ye shall not be smitten before your enemies.

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest you be smitten before your enemies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Yahweh said to me, 'Say to them, "You shall not go up, and you shall not fight because I am not in your midst; you will be defeated {before} your enemies." '

Modern King James verseion

But Jehovah said to me, Say to them, Do not go up, nor fight, for I am not among you, you will be beaten by your enemies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the LORD said unto me, 'Say unto them: see that ye go not up and that ye fight not, for I am not among you: lest ye be plagued before your enemies.'

NET Bible

But the Lord told me: "Tell them this: 'Do not go up and fight, because I will not be with you and you will be defeated by your enemies.'"

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said to me, "Tell them, 'Do not go up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest you be struck before your enemies.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Yahweh unto me - Say unto them Ye shall not go up, nor fight, for I am not in your midst, - lest ye should be smitten before your enemies.

Webster

And the LORD said to me, Say to them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.

World English Bible

Yahweh said to me, "Tell them, 'Don't go up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest you be struck before your enemies.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah saith unto me, Say to them, Ye do not go up, nor fight, for I am not in your midst, and ye are not smitten before your enemies.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

unto me, Say

Usage: 0

unto them, Go not up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

for I am not among
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

you lest ye be smitten
נגף 
Nagaph 
Usage: 49

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

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Context Readings

Historical Prologue

41 Then you said to me, We have done evil against the Lord, we will go up to the attack, as the Lord our God has given us orders. And arming yourselves every one, you made ready to go up without care into the hill-country. 42 And the Lord said to me, Say to them, Do not go up to the attack; for I am not among you, and you will be overcome by those who are against you. 43 This I said to you, but you gave no attention and went against the orders of the Lord, and in your pride went up into the hill-country.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:17

And my face will be turned from you, and you will be broken before those who are against you, and your haters will become your rulers, and you will go in flight when no man comes after you.

Numbers 14:41-43

And Moses said, Why are you now acting against the Lord's order, seeing that no good will come of it?

Joshua 7:8-13

O Lord, what am I to say now that Israel have given way before their attackers?

1 Samuel 4:2

And the Philistines put their forces in order against Israel, and the fighting was hard, and Israel was overcome by the Philistines, who put to the sword about four thousand of their army in the field.

1 Samuel 4:10

So the Philistines went to the fight, and Israel was overcome, and every man went in flight to his tent: and great was the destruction, for thirty thousand footmen of Israel were put to the sword.

Isaiah 30:17

A thousand will go in fear before one; even before five you will go in flight: till you are like a pillar by itself on the top of a mountain, and like a flag on a hill.

Isaiah 59:1-2

Truly, the Lord's hand has not become short, so that he is unable to give salvation; and his ear is not shut from hearing:

Hosea 9:12

Even though their children have come to growth I will take them away, so that not a man will be there; for their evil-doing will be complete and they will be put to shame because of it.

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