Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Can the prey be taken from the mighty man,
Or the captives of a tyrant be rescued?”

King James Version

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered?

Holman Bible

Can the prey be taken from the mighty,
or the captives of the righteous be delivered?

International Standard Version

"Can they seize plunder from warriors, or can the captives of tyrants be rescued?

A Conservative Version

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captives be delivered?

American Standard Version

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captives be delivered?

Amplified


“Can the spoils of war be taken from the mighty man,
Or the captives of a tyrant be rescued?”

Bible in Basic English

Will the goods of war be taken from the strong man, or the prisoners of the cruel one be let go?

Darby Translation

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty? and shall he that is rightfully captive be delivered?

Julia Smith Translation

Shall the prey be taken from the strong? and if the captivity of the just shalt be delivered?

King James 2000

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can war-booty be taken from [the] mighty? or can a captive of a righteous [person] be rescued?

Modern King James verseion

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who spoileth the giant of his prey? Or, who taketh the prisoners from the mighty?

NET Bible

Can spoils be taken from a warrior, or captives be rescued from a conqueror?

New Heart English Bible

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the captives of a tyrant be delivered?

The Emphasized Bible

Shall prey, be taken from a mighty one? Or the captive of one in the right, be delivered?

Webster

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered?

World English Bible

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captives be delivered?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is prey taken from the mighty? And the captive of the righteous delivered?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Shall the prey
מלקוח 
Malqowach 
Usage: 8

be taken
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

from the mighty
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

or the lawful
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

שׁבי 
Sh@biy 
Usage: 50

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Remembers Zion

23 Kings will be your guardians,
And their princesses your nurses.
They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth
And lick the dust of your feet;
And you will know that I am the Lord;
Those who hopefully wait for Me will not be put to shame.
24 Can the prey be taken from the mighty man,
Or the captives of a tyrant be rescued?”
25 Surely, thus says the Lord,
“Even the captives of the mighty man will be taken away,
And the prey of the tyrant will be rescued;
For I will contend with the one who contends with you,
And I will save your sons.


Cross References

Matthew 12:29

Or how can anyone enter the strong man’s house and carry off his property, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.

Ezra 9:9

For we are slaves; yet in our bondage our God has not forsaken us, but has extended lovingkindness to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us reviving to raise up the house of our God, to restore its ruins and to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem.

Ezra 9:13

After all that has come upon us for our evil deeds and our great guilt, since You our God have requited us less than our iniquities deserve, and have given us an escaped remnant as this,

Nehemiah 9:33

“However, You are just in all that has come upon us;
For You have dealt faithfully, but we have acted wickedly.

Nehemiah 9:37

Its abundant produce is for the kings
Whom You have set over us because of our sins;
They also rule over our bodies
And over our cattle as they please,
So we are in great distress.

Psalm 124:6-7

Blessed be the Lord,
Who has not given us to be torn by their teeth.

Psalm 126:1-3

A Song of Ascents.
When the Lord brought back the captive ones of Zion,
We were like those who dream.

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people plundered and despoiled;
All of them are trapped in caves,
Or are hidden away in prisons;
They have become a prey with none to deliver them,
And a spoil, with none to say, “Give them back!”

Isaiah 53:12

Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great,
And He will divide the booty with the strong;
Because He poured out Himself to death,
And was numbered with the transgressors;
Yet He Himself bore the sin of many,
And interceded for the transgressors.

Jeremiah 25:6-9

and do not go after other gods to serve them and to worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I will do you no harm.’

Jeremiah 25:11-14

This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Ezekiel 37:3

He said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” And I answered, “O Lord God, You know.”

Ezekiel 37:11

Then He said to me, “Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished. We are completely cut off.’

Luke 11:21-22

When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own house, his possessions are undisturbed.

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