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Bible in Basic English

How would it be possible for one to overcome a thousand, and two to send ten thousand in flight, if their rock had not let them go, if the Lord had not given them up?

New American Standard Bible

"How could one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Unless their Rock had sold them, And the LORD had given them up?

King James Version

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?

Holman Bible

How could one man pursue a thousand,
or two put ten thousand to flight,
unless their Rock had sold them,
unless the Lord had given them up?

International Standard Version

How can one person chase a thousand of them and two put a myriad to flight, unless their Rock delivers them and the LORD gives them up?

A Conservative Version

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight unless their Rock had sold them, and LORD had delivered them up?

American Standard Version

How should one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Except their Rock had sold them, And Jehovah had delivered them up?

Amplified

How could one have chased a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had delivered them up?

Darby Translation

How could one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Were it not that their Rock had sold them, And Jehovah had delivered them up?

Julia Smith Translation

How shall one chase a thousand; And two shall cause ten thousand to flee, If that their Rock had not sold them, And Jehovah delivered them up?

King James 2000

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had given them up?

Lexham Expanded Bible

How could one chase a thousand and two could cause a myriad to flee, if their Rock had not sold them, and Yahweh had [not] given them up?

Modern King James verseion

How shall one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them and Jehovah had shut them up?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How cometh it that one shall chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand of them to flight - except their rock had sold them, and because the LORD had delivered them.

NET Bible

How can one man chase a thousand of them, and two pursue ten thousand; unless their Rock had delivered them up, and the Lord had handed them over?

New Heart English Bible

How could one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had delivered them up?

The Emphasized Bible

Oh! how would one, have chased, a thousand! And, two, put, ten thousand to flight, - Were it not that their Rock had sold them, And, Yahweh, had abandoned them;

Webster

How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?

World English Bible

How could one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and Yahweh had delivered them up?

Youngs Literal Translation

How doth one pursue a thousand, And two cause a myriad to flee! If not -- that their rock hath sold them, And Jehovah hath shut them up?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

and two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

רבבה 
R@babah 
Usage: 16

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

to flight
נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160


Usage: 0

צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

מכר 
Makar 
sell, seller, at all
Usage: 80

and the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Moses' Song

29 If only they were wise, if only this was clear to them, and they would give thought to their future! 30 How would it be possible for one to overcome a thousand, and two to send ten thousand in flight, if their rock had not let them go, if the Lord had not given them up? 31 For their rock is not like our Rock, even our haters themselves being judges.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:8

Then five of you will put to flight a hundred, and a hundred of you will put to flight ten thousand, and all who are against you will be put to death by your swords.

Joshua 23:10

One man of you is able to put to flight a thousand; for it is the Lord your God who is fighting for you, as he has said to you.

Psalm 44:12

You let your people go for nothing; your wealth is not increased by their price.

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.

Judges 2:14

And the wrath of the Lord was burning against Israel, and he gave them up into the hands of those who violently took their property, and into the hands of their haters all round them, so that they were forced to give way before them.

Judges 3:8

So the wrath of the Lord was burning against Israel, and he gave them up into the hands of Cushan-rishathaim, king of Mesopotamia; and the children of Israel were his servants for eight years.

Judges 7:22-23

And the three hundred gave a loud note on their horns, and every man's sword was turned by the Lord against his brother all through the army; and the army went in flight as far as Beth-shittah in the direction of Zeredah, to the edge of Abel-meholah by Tabbath.

1 Samuel 14:15-17

And there was great fear in the tents and in the field and among all the men of the armed force, and the attackers were shaking with fear; even the earth was moved with a great shaking and there was a fear as from God.

2 Chronicles 24:24

For though the army of Aram was only a small one, the Lord gave a very great army into their hands, because they had given up the Lord, the God of their fathers. So they put into effect the punishment of Joash.

Job 11:10

If he goes on his way, shutting a man up and putting him to death, who may make him go back from his purpose?

Job 16:11

God gives me over to the power of sinners, sending me violently into the hands of evil-doers.

Psalm 31:8

And you have not given me into the hand of my hater; you have put my feet in a wide place.

Isaiah 50:1

This is the word of the Lord: Where is the statement which I gave your mother when I put her away? or to which of my creditors have I given you for money? It was for your sins that you were given into the hands of others, and for your evil-doing was your mother put away.

Isaiah 52:3

For the Lord says, You were given for nothing, and you will be made free without price.

Matthew 18:25

And because he was not able to make payment, his lord gave orders for him, and his wife, and his sons and daughters, and all he had, to be given for money, and payment to be made.

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