Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

One firm stroke to the right. Turn to the left,- Whithersoever thine edge is directed,

New American Standard Bible

"Show yourself sharp, go to the right; set yourself; go to the left, wherever your edge is appointed.

King James Version

Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever thy face is set.

Holman Bible

Slash to the right;
turn to the left—
wherever your blade is directed.

International Standard Version

Be sharp! Attack on the right, or parry to your left, wherever you point your sword.

A Conservative Version

Gather thee together. Go to the right. Set thyself in array. Go to the left, wherever thy face is set.

American Standard Version

Gather thee together, go to the right, set thyself in array, go to the left, whithersoever thy face is set.

Amplified

Turn [O sword] and cut right or cut left, whichever way your lust for blood and your edge direct you.

Bible in Basic English

Be pointed to the right, to the left, wherever your edge is ordered.

Darby Translation

Gather up strength, go to the right hand, turn thee, go to the left, whithersoever thy face is appointed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Go one way or other, either on the right hand or on the left, wherever thy face is set.

Julia Smith Translation

Unite thyself to the right, set thyself to the left, where thy face wavers.

King James 2000

Go you one way or the other, either on the right hand, or on the left, wherever your face is set.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Gather together, strike to the right; cause [to] go to the left, where your {edge} [is] directed.

Modern King James verseion

Sharpen yourself on the right! Set yourself on the left, wherever your face is set.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Get thee to some place alone, either upon the righthand or on the left, whithersoever thy face turneth.

NET Bible

Cut sharply on the right! Swing to the left, wherever your edge is appointed to strike.

New Heart English Bible

'Gather yourselves together, go to the right, set yourselves in array, go to the left, wherever your face is set.'

Webster

Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever thy face is set.

World English Bible

Gather yourselves together, go to the right, set yourselves in array, go to the left, wherever your face is set.

Youngs Literal Translation

Take possession of the right, place thyself at the left, Whither thy face is appointed.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go thee one way or other
אחד 
'achad 
go thee one way or other
Usage: 1

either on
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the right hand
ימן 
Yaman 
Usage: 4

or on the left
שׂמאל 
Sama'l 
Usage: 5

אנה אן 
'an 
Usage: 40

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Vision Of The Avenging Sword Of Yahweh

15 That the heart may melt And the overthrow be multiplied at all their gates, I have recompensed a slaying by the sword: Surety it hath been made ready to flash like lightning, keen for slaughter. 16 One firm stroke to the right. Turn to the left,- Whithersoever thine edge is directed, 17 Yea even I myself, will smite my hands together, And will cause mine indignation to find rest, - Yahweh have spoken.


Cross References

Genesis 13:9

Is not, all the land, before thee? I pray thee, separate thyself from me, - if to the left hand, then I will go to the right, if to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

Ezekiel 14:17

Or, a sword, I should bring upon that land, and should say. O sword! thou shalt go through the land, and so I should cut off therefrom, man and beast,

Ezekiel 16:46

And thine elder sister, was Samaria, she and her daughters, dwelling on thy left hand, - And thy sister younger than thou dwelling on thy right hand was Sodom and her daughters.

Ezekiel 21:4

Because I have cut off from thee the righteous and the lawless, Therefore shall my sword go forth out of its sheath against all flesh from south to north:

Ezekiel 21:20

A way, shalt thou appoint, for the sword to enter. Even to Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, - And to Judah against Jerusalem, the defenced,

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