Parallel Verses

Amplified

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon and put My sword in his hand, but I will break Pharaoh's arms and he will groan before [Nebuchadrezzar] with the groanings of a mortally wounded man.

New American Standard Bible

'For I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon and put My sword in his hand; and I will break the arms of Pharaoh, so that he will groan before him with the groanings of a wounded man.

King James Version

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

Holman Bible

I will strengthen the arms of Babylon’s king and place My sword in his hand. But I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he will groan before him as a mortally wounded man.

International Standard Version

I'm going to strengthen the military might of the king of Babylon, put my own sword in his hand, and break Pharaoh's strength. Then Pharaoh will groan like a dying man right in front of the king of Babylon.

A Conservative Version

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand. But I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a mortally wounded man.

American Standard Version

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

Bible in Basic English

And I will make the arms of the king of Babylon strong, and will put my sword in his hand: but Pharaoh's arms will be broken, and he will give cries of pain before him like the cries of a man wounded to death.

Darby Translation

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand; and I will break Pharaoh's arms, so that he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly-wounded man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon and put my sword in his hand, but I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a man wounded unto death.

Julia Smith Translation

And I strengthened the arms of the king of Babel, and I gave my sword into his hand: and I brake the arms of Pharaoh, and he groaned the groanings of the wounded before his face.

King James 2000

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will strengthen the arm of the king of Babylon, and I will give my sword into his hand, and I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he will groan [with the] groaning of [the] mortally wounded {before him}.

Modern King James verseion

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put My sword in his hand. But I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of one who is stabbed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Again I will strengthen the arm of the king of Babylon, and give him my sword in his hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arm, so that he shall hold it before him piteously, like a wounded man.

NET Bible

I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and I will place my sword in his hand, but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he will groan like the fatally wounded before the king of Babylon.

New Heart English Bible

I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

The Emphasized Bible

And will uphold the arms of the king of Babylon, And put my sword into his hand,- And will break the arms of Pharaoh, And he shall utter the groans of one thrust through, before him.

Webster

And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

World English Bible

I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

Youngs Literal Translation

And strengthened the arms of the king of Babylon, And I have given My sword into his hand, And I have broken the arms of Pharaoh, And he hath groaned the groans of a pierced one -- before him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the arms
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

of the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Babylon
בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

and put
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

my sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

in his hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

but I will break
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

and he shall groan
נאק 
Na'aq 
Usage: 2

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

him with the groanings
נאקה 
N@'aqah 
Usage: 4

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

Context Readings

A Lament Over The Nation And Land Of Egypt

23 And I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations and will disperse them throughout the countries. 24 And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon and put My sword in his hand, but I will break Pharaoh's arms and he will groan before [Nebuchadrezzar] with the groanings of a mortally wounded man. 25 But I will strengthen and hold up the arms of the king of Babylon and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down, and they [of Egypt] shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service], when I put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he shall stretch it out upon the land of Egypt.



Cross References

Ezekiel 30:25

But I will strengthen and hold up the arms of the king of Babylon and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down, and they [of Egypt] shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service], when I put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he shall stretch it out upon the land of Egypt.

Zephaniah 2:12

You Ethiopians also, you shall be slain by My sword.

Nehemiah 6:9

For they all wanted to frighten us, thinking, Their hands will be so weak that the work will not be done. But now strengthen my hands!

Job 24:12

From out of the populous city men groan, and the very life of the wounded cries for help; yet God [seemingly] regards not the wrong done them.

Isaiah 45:1

Thus says the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held to subdue nations before him, and I will unarm and ungird the loins of kings to open doors before him, so that gates will not be shut.

Isaiah 45:5

I am the Lord, and there is no one else; there is no God besides Me. I will gird and arm you, though you have not known Me,

Deuteronomy 32:41-42

If I whet My lightning sword and My hand takes hold on judgment, I will wreak vengeance on My foes and recompense those who hate Me.

Psalm 17:13

Arise, O Lord! Confront and forestall them, cast them down! Deliver my life from the wicked by Your sword,

Psalm 18:32

The God who girds me with strength and makes my way perfect?

Psalm 18:39

For You have girded me with strength for the battle; You have subdued under me and caused to bow down those who rose up against me.

Psalm 144:1

Blessed be the Lord, my Rock and my keen and firm Strength, Who teaches my hands to war and my fingers to fight -- "

Isaiah 10:5-6

Woe to the Assyrian, the rod of My anger, the staff in whose hand is My indignation and fury [against Israel's disobedience]!

Isaiah 10:15

Shall the ax boast itself against him who chops with it? Or shall the saw magnify itself against him who wields it back and forth? As if a rod should wield those who lift it up, or as if a staff should lift itself up as if it were not wood [but a man of God]!

Jeremiah 27:6-8

And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant and instrument, and the beasts of the field also I have given him to serve him.

Jeremiah 51:52

Therefore behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will execute judgment upon [Babylon's] idols and images, and throughout all her land the wounded will groan.

Ezekiel 26:15

Thus says the Lord God to Tyre: Shall not the isles and coastlands shake at the sound of your fall when the wounded groan, when the slaughter is made in the midst of you?

Ezekiel 30:10

Thus says the Lord God: I will also make the tumult and the wealth and the large population of Egypt to cease by the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon.

Zechariah 10:11-12

And [the Lord] will pass through the sea of distress and affliction [at the head of His people, as He did at the Red Sea]; and He will smite down the waves of the sea, and all the depths of the [river] Nile shall be dried up and put to shame; and the pride of Assyria shall be brought down and the scepter or rod [of the taskmasters of Egypt] shall pass away.

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