Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Prepare small shield and shield, and approach for the battle!

New American Standard Bible

Line up the shield and buckler,
And draw near for the battle!

King James Version

Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

Holman Bible

Deploy small shields and large;
draw near for battle!

International Standard Version

"Prepare buckler and shield, and advance into the battle!

A Conservative Version

Prepare ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

American Standard Version

Prepare ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

Amplified


“Line up the buckler (small shield) and [large] shield,
And advance for battle!

Bible in Basic English

Get out the breastplate and body-cover, and come together to the fight.

Darby Translation

Make ready buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!

Julia Smith Translation

Prepare the covering and the shield, and approach to the war.

King James 2000

Order the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

Modern King James verseion

Set in order the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye make ready buckler and shield, ye go forth to fight.

NET Bible

"Fall into ranks with your shields ready! Prepare to march into battle!

New Heart English Bible

"Prepare the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

The Emphasized Bible

Prepare ye buckler and shield, And draw near to battle:

Webster

Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

World English Bible

Prepare the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!

Youngs Literal Translation

'Set ye in array shield and buckler, And draw nigh to battle.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye the buckler
מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

and shield
צנּה 
Tsinnah 
Usage: 22

and draw near
נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

Context Readings

Messages Concerning Egypt

2 Concerning Egypt: Concerning the army of Pharaoh Neco, the king of Egypt, which was by the Euphrates River at Carchemish, which Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon defeated in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, the king of Judah. 3 "Prepare small shield and shield, and approach for the battle! 4 Harness the horses and mount the steeds! And take your stand with helmets! Polish the spears! Put on the body armor!



Cross References

Isaiah 21:5

Set out the table in order! Spread out the rugs! Eat! drink! Rise up, commanders; smear [the] shield!

Jeremiah 51:11-12

Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers! Yahweh has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes. Because his plan concerning Babylon [is] to destroy it, for that is the vengeance of Yahweh, the vengeance for his temple.

Joel 3:9

Proclaim this among the nations: {Prepare for war}! Stir up the mighty warriors; let them approach and come up; [let] all the men of war approach.

Nahum 2:1

{One who shatters} has come up against you! Guard [the] fortification! Watch [the] road! Gird [your] loins! {Muster} all [your] strength!

Nahum 3:14

Draw water for a siege! Strengthen your fortifications! Go to the mud [pit]! Trample the clay! Grasp the brick mold!

Isaiah 8:9-10

Be broken, [you] peoples, and be dismayed. And listen, all distant [parts of the] earth; gird yourselves and be dismayed; gird yourselves and be dismayed!

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