Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A spirit of justice for him who sits in judgment, A strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate.

King James Version

And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

Holman Bible

a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

International Standard Version

and a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment, a source of strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

A Conservative Version

and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

American Standard Version

and a spirit of justice to him that sitteth in judgment, and strength to them that turn back the battle at the gate.

Amplified

And a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment and administers the law, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Bible in Basic English

And a spirit of wisdom to the judge, and strength to those who keep back the attackers at the door of the town.

Darby Translation

and for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And for a spirit of judgment to him that sits upon the throne of judgment, and for strength to those that turn the battle to the gate.

Julia Smith Translation

And for a spirit of judgment to him sitting upon the judgment, and for strength of them turning back the battle of the storm.

King James 2000

And for a spirit of justice to him that sits in judgment, and for strength to them that turn back the battle at the gate.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and a spirit of justice to the one who sits over judgment, and strength [to] those who turn back [the] battle [at the] gate.

Modern King James verseion

and for a spirit of judgment to him who sits in judgment, and for strength to those who turn back the battle to the gate.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto the lowly, he shall be a spirit of judgment; and unto them that drive away the enemies from the gates, he shall be a spirit of strength.

NET Bible

He will give discernment to the one who makes judicial decisions, and strength to those who defend the city from attackers.

New Heart English Bible

and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

The Emphasized Bible

Even a spirit of justice - to him that presideth over justice, And strength to them who would turn back the battle at the gate.

Webster

And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

World English Bible

and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Youngs Literal Translation

And for a spirit of judgment To him who is sitting in the judgment, And for might to those turning back the battle to the gate.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

Context Readings

Judgment Against The Leaders Of Ephraim

5 In that day the LORD of hosts will become a beautiful crown And a glorious diadem to the remnant of His people; 6 A spirit of justice for him who sits in judgment, A strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate. 7 And these also reel with wine and stagger from strong drink: The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, They are confused by wine, they stagger from strong drink; They reel while having visions, They totter when rendering judgment.


Cross References

1 Kings 3:28

When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.

John 5:30

"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

Isaiah 11:2-4

The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.

Isaiah 32:15-16

Until the Spirit is poured out upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fertile field, And the fertile field is considered as a forest.

Genesis 41:38-39

Then Pharaoh said to his servants, "Can we find a man like this, in whom is a divine spirit?"

Numbers 11:16-17

The LORD therefore said to Moses, "Gather for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.

Numbers 27:16-18

"May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,

Deuteronomy 20:4

for the LORD your God is the one who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.'

Joshua 1:9

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

2 Chronicles 32:8

"With him is only an arm of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to help us and to fight our battles." And the people relied on the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

Psalm 18:32-34

The God who girds me with strength And makes my way blameless?

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.

Psalm 72:1-4

Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.

Proverbs 20:8

A king who sits on the throne of justice Disperses all evil with his eyes.

John 3:34

"For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without measure.

1 Corinthians 12:8

For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit;

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