Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 shall the LORD of hosts be a crown of glory, and for a diadem of beauty, unto the remnant of his people, 6 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. 7 But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up by wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.


Cross References

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do justice.

John 5:30

I can of my own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father who has sent me.

Isaiah 11:2-4

And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

Isaiah 32:15-16

Until the spirit is poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is counted as a forest.

Genesis 41:38-39

And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?

Numbers 11:16-17

And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of meeting, that they may stand there with you.

Numbers 27:16-18

Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation,

Deuteronomy 20:4

For the LORD your God is he that goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.

Joshua 1:9

Have not I commanded you? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be you dismayed: for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

2 Chronicles 32:8

With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our battles. And the people encouraged themselves by the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

Psalm 18:32-34

It is God that girds me with strength, and makes my way perfect.

Psalm 46:1

[To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth.] 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 refuge. Selah.

Psalm 72:1-4

[A Psalm of Solomon.] Give the king your judgments, O God, and your righteousness unto the king's son.

Proverbs 20:8

A king that sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God: for God gives not the Spirit by measure unto him.

1 Corinthians 12:8

For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

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