Parallel Verses

NET Bible

But his bow will remain steady, and his hands will be skillful; because of the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

New American Standard Bible

But his bow remained firm,
And his arms were agile,
From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob
(From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

King James Version

But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; (from thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel:)

Holman Bible

Yet his bow remained steady,
and his strong arms were made agile
by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob,
by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

International Standard Version

nevertheless his bow remained steady and his arms kept in shape by the strength of Jacob's Mighty One, in the name of the Shepherd, Israel's Rock,

A Conservative Version

but his bow abode in strength. And the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the shepherd, the stone of Israel),

American Standard Version

But his bow abode in strength, And the arms of his hands were made strong, By the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, (From thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel),

Amplified


“But his bow remained firm and steady [in the Strength that does not fail],
For his arms were made strong and agile
By the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob,
(By the name of the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

Bible in Basic English

But their bows were broken by a strong one, and the cords of their arms were cut by the Strength of Jacob, by the name of the Stone of Israel:

Darby Translation

But his bow abideth firm, And the arms of his hands are supple By the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob. From thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel:

Julia Smith Translation

And his bow will dwell in strength, and the seed of his hands will be firm by the hands of the mighty one of Jacob; from whence the shepherd, the stone of Israel

King James 2000

But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; (from there is the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel:)

Lexham Expanded Bible

But his bow remained in a steady position; {his arms} were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob. From there [is] the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob (from the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel);

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and yet his bow bode fast, and his arms and his hands were strong, by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob: out of him shall come a herdsman, a stone in Israel.

New Heart English Bible

But his bow remained strong. The arms of his hands were made strong, by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, (from there is the shepherd, the stone of Israel),

The Emphasized Bible

But abideth, as an enduring one, his bow, And supple are the arms of his hands, - From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, From thence, is the Shepherd the Stone of Israel:

Webster

But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob: from thence is the shepherd the stone of Israel:

World English Bible

But his bow remained strong. The arms of his hands were made strong, by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, (from there is the shepherd, the stone of Israel),

Youngs Literal Translation

And his bow abideth in strength, And strengthened are the arms of his hands By the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, Whence is a shepherd, a son of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

איתן 
'eythan 
Usage: 13

and the arms
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

of his hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

פּזז 
Pazaz 
Usage: 2

by the hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the mighty
H46
אביר 
'abiyr 
Usage: 6

God of Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

References

Context Readings

Jacob Blesses His Twelve Sons

23 The archers will attack him, they will shoot at him and oppose him. 24 But his bow will remain steady, and his hands will be skillful; because of the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel, 25 because of the God of your father, who will help you, because of the sovereign God, who will bless you with blessings from the sky above, blessings from the deep that lies below, and blessings of the breasts and womb.


Cross References

Psalm 132:2

and how he made a vow to the Lord, and swore an oath to the powerful ruler of Jacob.

Psalm 132:5

until I find a place for the Lord, a fine dwelling place for the powerful ruler of Jacob."

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore, this is what the sovereign master, the Lord, says: "Look, I am laying a stone in Zion, an approved stone, set in place as a precious cornerstone for the foundation. The one who maintains his faith will not panic.

Job 29:20

My glory will always be fresh in me, and my bow ever new in my hand.'

Psalm 80:1

For the music director; according to the shushan-eduth style; a psalm of Asaph. O shepherd of Israel, pay attention, you who lead Joseph like a flock of sheep! You who sit enthroned above the winged angels, reveal your splendor!

Deuteronomy 32:4

As for the Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are just. He is a reliable God who is never unjust, he is fair and upright.

Psalm 118:22

The stone which the builders discarded has become the cornerstone.

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore, the sovereign Lord who commands armies, the powerful ruler of Israel, says this: "Ah, I will seek vengeance against my adversaries, I will take revenge against my enemies.

Ephesians 2:20

because you have been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone.

Genesis 35:10-11

God said to him, "Your name is Jacob, but your name will no longer be called Jacob; Israel will be your name." So God named him Israel.

Genesis 45:5

Now, do not be upset and do not be angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to preserve life!

Genesis 45:7

God sent me ahead of you to preserve you on the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.

Genesis 45:11

I will provide you with food there because there will be five more years of famine. Otherwise you would become poor -- you, your household, and everyone who belongs to you."'

Genesis 47:12

Joseph also provided food for his father, his brothers, and all his father's household, according to the number of their little children.

Genesis 50:21

So now, don't be afraid. I will provide for you and your little children." Then he consoled them and spoke kindly to them.

Exodus 3:6

He added, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." Then Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.

Numbers 27:16-18

"Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all humankind, appoint a man over the community,

Deuteronomy 34:9

Now Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had placed his hands on him; and the Israelites listened to him and did just what the Lord had commanded Moses.

Joshua 1:1-9

After Moses the Lord's servant died, the Lord said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses' assistant:

Joshua 24:1-33

Joshua assembled all the Israelite tribes at Shechem. He summoned Israel's elders, rulers, judges, and leaders, and they appeared before God.

Nehemiah 6:9

All of them were wanting to scare us, supposing, "Their hands will grow slack from the work, and it won't get done." So now, strengthen my hands!

Psalm 18:1

For the music director; by the Lord's servant David, who sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord rescued him from the power of all his enemies, including Saul. He said: "I love you, Lord, my source of strength!

Psalm 18:30

The one true God acts in a faithful manner; the Lord's promise is reliable; he is a shield to all who take shelter in him.

Psalm 18:32-35

The one true God gives me strength; he removes the obstacles in my way.

Psalm 23:1

A psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.

Psalm 27:14

Rely on the Lord! Be strong and confident! Rely on the Lord!

Psalm 28:8

The Lord strengthens his people; he protects and delivers his chosen king.

Psalm 37:14-15

Evil men draw their swords and prepare their bows, to bring down the oppressed and needy, and to slaughter those who are godly.

Psalm 44:7

For you deliver us from our enemies; you humiliate those who hate us.

Psalm 89:1

A well-written song by Ethan the Ezrachite. I will sing continually about the Lord's faithful deeds; to future generations I will proclaim your faithfulness.

Isaiah 29:24

Those who stray morally will gain understanding; those who complain will acquire insight.

Isaiah 41:10

Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!

Isaiah 60:16

You will drink the milk of nations; you will nurse at the breasts of kings. Then you will recognize that I, the Lord, am your deliverer, your protector, the powerful ruler of Jacob.

Zechariah 3:9

As for the stone I have set before Joshua -- on the one stone there are seven eyes. I am about to engrave an inscription on it,' says the Lord who rules over all, 'to the effect that I will remove the iniquity of this land in a single day.

Zechariah 10:12

Thus I will strengthen them by my power, and they will walk about in my name," says the Lord.

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the scriptures: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This is from the Lord, and it is marvelous in our eyes'?

Mark 12:10

Have you not read this scripture: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.

Luke 20:17

But Jesus looked straight at them and said, "Then what is the meaning of that which is written: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'?

Acts 4:11

This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, that has become the cornerstone.

Romans 14:4

Who are you to pass judgment on another's servant? Before his own master he stands or falls. And he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.

Colossians 1:11

being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might for the display of all patience and steadfastness, joyfully

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message would be fully proclaimed for all the Gentiles to hear. And so I was delivered from the lion's mouth!

1 Peter 2:4-8

So as you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen and priceless in God's sight,

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