Parallel Verses

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.'

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.’

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Do not go up or 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

References

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Context Readings

Historical Prologue

41 "You responded to me and said, "We have sinned against the LORD. We will now go up and fight according to what the LORD our God commanded.' So each man put on his weapon for battle and recklessly started out for the hill country." 42 "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.' 43 "I spoke to you but you didn't listen. Instead you rebelled against the command of the LORD and went up to the hill country.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:17

I'll set my face against you so that you'll be defeated before your enemies. Those who hate you will have dominion over you and you'll keep fleeing even when no one is pursuing you.

Numbers 14:41-43

But Moses asked them, "Why do you continue to sin against what the LORD said? Don't you know that you can never succeed?

Joshua 7:8-13

Lord, what am I to say, now that Israel has run away from its enemies?

1 Samuel 4:2

The Philistines deployed their forces to meet Israel, and as the battle spread Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who killed about four thousand men on the battlefield.

1 Samuel 4:10

The Philistines fought and Israel was defeated; each of them fled to his own tent. It was a very great slaughter, and 30,000 soldiers of Israel died.

Isaiah 30:17

A thousand will flee at the threat of one; and run away, pursued by five, until you are left like a flagpole on a mountaintop, like a banner on a hill."

Isaiah 59:1-2

"See, the LORD's hand is not too short to save, nor are his ears too dull to hear.

Hosea 9:12

Even if they rear their children, I will, in turn, make them childless in fact, woe to them when I turn away from them!

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