Parallel Verses

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!'

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.

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 for war}! Stir up the mighty warriors; let them approach and come up; [let] all the men of war approach. 10 Beat your cutting tools of iron into swords and your pruning hooks into spears; let the weakling say, 'I am a mighty warrior!' 11 Hurry and come, all the nations, from all around, and gather [yourselves] there. Bring down your mighty warriors, O Yahweh!


Cross References

Isaiah 2:4

He shall judge between the nations and he shall arbitrate for many peoples. They shall beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning hooks. A nation shall not lift up a sword against a nation, and they shall not learn war again.

Micah 4:3

And he will judge between many peoples and will arbitrate for strong nations far away; and they will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation will not lift up a sword against a nation, and they will no longer learn war.

Zechariah 12:8

On that day Yahweh will put a shield around the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who stumbles among them on that day will be like David, and the house of David [will be] like God, like the angel of Yahweh, {before them}.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But even still, you yourself go, do! Be strong for the battle [else] God will make you stumble before the enemy! For there is power with God to help and to cause stumbling."

Luke 22:36

And he said to them, "But now the one who has a money bag must take [it], and likewise a traveler's bag. And the one who does not have a sword must sell his cloak and buy [one].

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