Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Beat your plowshares into swords
And your pruning hooks into spears;
Let the weak say, “I am a mighty man.”

King James Version

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Holman Bible

Beat your plows into swords
and your pruning knives into spears.
Let even the weakling say, “I am a warrior.”

International Standard Version

Beat your plow blades into swords, and your pruning knives into spears! Let the frail say, "I am strong!"

A Conservative Version

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears. Let the weak say, I am strong.

American Standard Version

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Amplified


Beat your plowshares into swords
And your pruning hooks into spears;
Let the weak say, “I am strong!”

Bible in Basic English

Get your plough-blades hammered into swords, and your vine-knives into spears: let the feeble say, I am strong.

Darby Translation

Beat your ploughshares into swords, and your pruning-knives into spears; let the weak say, I am strong.

Julia Smith Translation

Beat your plough-shares into swords, and your pruning-knives into spears: the weak shall say, I am strong.

King James 2000

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Beat your cutting tools of iron into swords and your pruning hooks into spears; let the weakling say, 'I am a mighty warrior!'

Modern King James verseion

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, I am strong.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Make you swords of your plowshares, and spears of your sickles and scythes. Let the weak man say, "I am strong."

NET Bible

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears! Let the weak say, 'I too am a warrior!'

New Heart English Bible

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, 'I am strong.'

The Emphasized Bible

Beat your plough-shares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears, - as for the weak, let him say, mighty, I am.

Webster

Beat your plow-shares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

World English Bible

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, 'I am strong.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Beat your ploughshares to swords, And your pruning-hooks to javelins, Let the weak say, 'I am mighty.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּתת 
Kathath 
Usage: 17

את 
'eth 
Usage: 5

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

מזמרה 
Mazmerah 
Usage: 4

רמח 
Romach 
Usage: 15

let the weak
חלּשׁ 
Challash 
Usage: 1

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment In The Valley Of Jehoshaphat

9 Proclaim this among the nations:
Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men!
Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up!
10 Beat your plowshares into swords
And your pruning hooks into spears;
Let the weak say, “I am a mighty man.”
11 Hasten and come, all you surrounding nations,
And gather yourselves there.
Bring down, O Lord, Your mighty ones.


Cross References

Isaiah 2:4

And He will judge between the nations,
And will render decisions for many peoples;
And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not lift up sword against nation,
And never again will they learn war.

Micah 4:3

And He will judge between many peoples
And render decisions for mighty, distant nations.
Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares
And their spears into pruning hooks;
Nation will not lift up sword against nation,
And never again will they train for war.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the Lord before them.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if you do go, do it, be strong for the battle; yet God will bring you down before the enemy, for God has power to help and to bring down.”

Luke 22:36

And He said to them, “But now, whoever has a money belt is to take it along, likewise also a bag, and whoever has no sword is to sell his coat and buy one.

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