Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Thy cords were broken in pieces; they will not well strengthen their mast; they spread not the flag: then was the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame plundered the plunder.

New American Standard Bible

Your tackle hangs slack;
It cannot hold the base of its mast firmly,
Nor spread out the sail.
Then the prey of an abundant spoil will be divided;
The lame will take the plunder.

King James Version

Thy tacklings are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail: then is the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame take the prey.

Holman Bible

Your ropes are slack;
they cannot hold the base of the mast
or spread out the flag.
Then abundant spoil will be divided,
the lame will plunder it,

International Standard Version

"Your rigging hangs loose; it cannot reliably hold the mast in its place, and the sail cannot spread out. Then an abundance of spoils will be divided even the lame will carry off plunder.

A Conservative Version

Thy tacklings are loosed. They could not strengthen the foot of their mast. They could not spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil was divided. The lame took the prey.

American Standard Version

Thy tacklings are loosed; they could not strengthen the foot of their mast, they could not spread the sail: then was the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame took the prey.

Amplified


Your ship’s ropes (tackle) hang loose;
They cannot hold the base of their mast firmly,
Nor spread out the sail.
Then an abundance of spoil and plunder will be divided;
Even the lame will take the plunder.

Bible in Basic English

Your cords have become loose; they were not able to make strong the support of their sails, the sail was not stretched out: then the blind will take much property, the feeble-footed will make division of the goods of war.

Darby Translation

Thy tacklings are loosed; they strengthen not the socket of their mast, they cannot spread the sail: then is the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame take the prey.

King James 2000

Your tackle are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail: then is the prey of a great plunder divided; the lame take the prey.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your riggings hang slack; they do not hold the base of their mast firm, they do not spread out [the] sail. Then [the] prey of spoil [in] abundance will be divided; [the] lame will take plunder.

Modern King James verseion

Your ropes are loosened, they do not hold the base of the mast; they could not spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil shall be divided; the lame take the prey.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There are the cords so laid abroad, that they cannot be better; The mast set up of such a fashion, that no banner nor sail hangeth thereon; but there is dealt great spoil: yea, lame men run after the prey;

NET Bible

Though at this time your ropes are slack, the mast is not secured, and the sail is not unfurled, at that time you will divide up a great quantity of loot; even the lame will drag off plunder.

New Heart English Bible

Your rigging is untied. They couldn't strengthen the foot of their mast. They couldn't spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil was divided. The lame took the prey.

The Emphasized Bible

Loosed are thy ropes, - They cannot strengthen the socket of their mast They have not unfurled a sail Now, can be apportioned spoil, in abundance, The lame, have captured prey!

Webster

Thy tacklings are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail: then is the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame take the prey.

World English Bible

Your rigging is untied. They couldn't strengthen the foot of their mast. They couldn't spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil was divided. The lame took the prey.

Youngs Literal Translation

Left have been thy ropes, They strengthen not rightly their mast, They have not spread out a sail, Then apportioned hath been a prey of much spoil, The lame have taken spoil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

כּן 
Ken 
Usage: 17

תּרן 
Toren 
Usage: 3

the sail
נס 
Nec 
Usage: 20

then is the prey
עד 
`ad 
Usage: 3

of a great
מרבה 
Marbeh 
Usage: 2

שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 73

the lame
פּסּח 
Picceach 
Usage: 14

בּזז 
Bazaz 
Usage: 43

Context Readings

God Will Protect Jerusalem

22 For Jehovah is our Judge, Jehovah our law-giver, Jehovah our king; he will save us. 23 Thy cords were broken in pieces; they will not well strengthen their mast; they spread not the flag: then was the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame plundered the plunder. 24 And the inhabitant shall not say, I was sick: to the people dwelling in it, iniquity was lifted up.



Cross References

2 Kings 7:8

And these leprous will come even to the end of the camp, and go to one tent, and eat and drink and lift up from thence silver and gold, and garments,. and they will go and hide and turn back, and come to another tent, and lift up from thence, and go and hide.

Psalm 68:12

Kings of armies will flee away, they will flee away, and she resting in the house will divide the spoil

1 Samuel 30:10

And David will pursue, he and four hundred men: and two hundred men will stand, which were faint from passing over the torrent of Bezor.

1 Samuel 30:22-24

And every evil man will answer, and Belial, of the men who went with David, and they will say, Because they went not with me, we will not give to them of the spoil which we took away, except each his wife and his sons, and they shall lead and go.

2 Kings 7:16

And the people will go out and plunder the camp of Aram. And a measure of fine flour will be for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, according to the word of Jehovah

2 Chronicles 20:25

And Jehoshaphat will come, and his people, to plunder their spoil, and they will find among them for multitude and possession, and corpses, and vessels of desires, and they will take away for themselves to not lifting up: and they will be three days plundering the spoil, for it was much.

Isaiah 33:1

Wo to thee oppressing, and thou not oppressed; and spoiling, and they spoiled not upon thee! when thou finishing to oppress, thou shalt be oppressed; when thou ceasing to spoil, they shall spoil upon thee.

Isaiah 33:4

And your spoil was gathered the gathering of the locust: as the running about of locusts he ran to and fro upon it

Isaiah 33:21

But there the mighty Jehovah to us a place of rivers, rivers broad of hands; a ship with the oar shall not go in it, and a mighty ship shall not pass over it.

Ezekiel 27:26-34

Thy rower brought thee into many waters: the wind of the east broke thee in the heart of the seas.

Acts 27:19

And the third, working with our bands, we cast out the rigging of the ship.

Acts 27:30-32

And the sailors seeking to flee out of the ship, and having loosened the boat to the sea, for a pretext as about to extend the anchors from the prow,

Acts 27:40-41

And having in removed the anchors, they let go into the sea, at the same time having let loose the bonds of the rudders, and having lifted up the mizen mast, they held with the blast to the coast.

1 Corinthians 1:27

But the foolish things of the world, has God chosen that he might shame the wise; and the weak things of the world has God chosen that he might shame things strong;

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