Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He leadeth priests away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty;

New American Standard Bible

“He makes priests walk barefoot
And overthrows the secure ones.

King James Version

He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty.

Holman Bible

He leads priests away barefoot
and overthrows established leaders.

International Standard Version

He leads away the priests naked and overthrows the ruling class.

A Conservative Version

He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.

American Standard Version

He leadeth priests away stripped, And overthroweth the mighty.


“He makes priests walk barefoot,
And He overturns men firmly seated and secure.

Bible in Basic English

He makes priests prisoners, overturning those in safe positions;

Julia Smith Translation

Leading away priests stripped off, and he will overthrow the mighty.

King James 2000

He leads princes away plundered, and overthrows the mighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He leads priests away stripped, and he overthrows {the members of ancient families}.

Modern King James verseion

He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He leadeth away the priests into captivity, and turneth the mighty upside down.

NET Bible

He leads priests away stripped and overthrows the potentates.

New Heart English Bible

He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.

The Emphasized Bible

Who leadeth away priests as a spoil, and, men firmly seated, He overturneth:


He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty.

World English Bible

He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

Causing ministers to go away a spoil And strong ones He overthroweth.


Root Form
He leadeth
Usage: 0

Usage: 750

שׁילל שׁוללo 
Usage: 3

Usage: 7



Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

18 He weakeneth the government of kings, and bindeth their loins with a fetter; 19 He leadeth priests away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty; 20 He depriveth of speech the trusty, and taketh away the judgment of the elders;

Cross References

Joshua 10:24

And it came to pass when they had brought forth those kings to Joshua, that Joshua called to all the men of Israel, and said to the captains of the men of war who went with him, Come forward, put your feet on the necks of these kings. And they came forward and put their feet on their necks.

Joshua 10:42

and all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time; for Jehovah the God of Israel fought for Israel.

1 Samuel 17:45-46

And David said to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with sword, and with spear, and with javelin; but I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.

Job 24:22

He draweth also the mighty with his power; he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

Job 34:28

So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.

Job 35:9

By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry; they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty:

Isaiah 37:36-38

And an angel of Jehovah went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead bodies.

Isaiah 45:1

Thus saith Jehovah to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him and I will loose the loins of kings; to open before him the two-leaved doors, and the gates shall not be shut:

Revelation 17:14

These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them; for he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him called, and chosen, and faithful.

Revelation 19:19-21

And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to make war against him that sat upon the horse, and against his army.

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