Parallel Verses

World English Bible

If one attacks him with the sword, it can't prevail; nor the spear, the dart, nor the pointed shaft.

New American Standard Bible

"The sword that reaches him cannot avail, Nor the spear, the dart or the javelin.

King James Version

The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon.

Holman Bible

The sword that reaches him will have no effect,
nor will a spear, dart, or arrow.

International Standard Version

"Thrusting at him with a sword won't be effective, nor will spears, darts, or javelins.

A Conservative Version

If a man lays at him with the sword it cannot avail, nor the spear, the dart, nor the pointed shaft.

American Standard Version

If one lay at him with the sword, it cannot avail; Nor the spear, the dart, nor the pointed shaft.

Amplified

Even if one strikes at him with the sword, it cannot get any hold, nor does the spear, the dart, or the javelin.

Bible in Basic English

The sword may come near him but is not able to go through him; the spear, or the arrow, or the sharp-pointed iron.

Darby Translation

If any reach him with a sword, it cannot hold; neither spear, nor dart, nor harpoon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When one catches up to him, no sword or spear or dart or coat of mail shall endure against him.

Julia Smith Translation

The sword reaching him, shall not be raised up: the spear, the dart, and the coat of mail.

King James 2000

The sword of him that reaches him cannot avail: neither the spear, the dart, nor the javelin.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Reaching it [with the] sword does not avail, [nor] [with the] spear, [the] dart, or [the] javelin.

Modern King James verseion

The sword overtakes him, but will not hold firm. The spear, the dart, and the javelin also.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man draw out a sword at him, it shall not hurt him: there may neither spear, javelin, nor breast plate abide him.

NET Bible

Whoever strikes it with a sword will have no effect, nor with the spear, arrow, or dart.

New Heart English Bible

If one attacks him with the sword, it can't prevail; nor the spear, the dart, nor the pointed shaft.

The Emphasized Bible

As for him that assaileth him, the sword availeth not, spear, dart, or coat of mail:

Webster

The sword of him that attacketh him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon.

Youngs Literal Translation

The sword of his overtaker standeth not, Spear -- dart -- and lance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

נשׂג 
Nasag 
Usage: 50

the spear
חנית 
Chaniyth 
Usage: 47

the dart
מסּע 
Macca` 
Usage: 2

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Lord Continues: Can You Conquer Leviathan, Job?

25 When he raises himself up, the mighty are afraid. They retreat before his thrashing. 26 If one attacks him with the sword, it can't prevail; nor the spear, the dart, nor the pointed shaft. 27 He counts iron as straw; and brass as rotten wood.



Cross References

Job 39:21-24

He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength. He goes out to meet the armed men.

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