Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war. Stir up the mighty men. Let all the men of war draw near. Let them come up.

New American Standard Bible

Proclaim this among the nations:
Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men!
Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up!

King James Version

Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

Holman Bible

Proclaim this among the nations:
Prepare for holy war;
rouse the warriors;
let all the men of war advance and attack!

International Standard Version

"Declare this among the nations: "Prepare for war! Wake up your elite forces! Let all the soldiers draw near! Call them up!

American Standard Version

Proclaim ye this among the nations; prepare war; stir up the mighty men; let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.

Amplified


Proclaim this among the [pagan] nations:
Prepare a war! Stir up the mighty men!
Let all the men of war come near, let them come up!

Bible in Basic English

Give this out among the nations; make ready for war: get the strong men awake; let all the men of war come near, let them come up.

Darby Translation

Proclaim this among the nations: prepare war, arouse the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.

Julia Smith Translation

Call ye this among the nations: Consecrate war; rouse up the strong ones, they shall draw near, all the men of war shall come up.

King James 2000

Proclaim you this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cry out these things among the Gentiles, proclaim war; wake up the giants, let them draw nigh; let them come up, all the lusty warriors of them.

NET Bible

Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for a holy war! Call out the warriors! Let all these fighting men approach and attack!

New Heart English Bible

Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for war. Stir up the mighty men. Let all the warriors draw near. Let them come up.

The Emphasized Bible

Proclaim ye this, among the nations, Hallow a war, rouse the mighty ones, let them draw near, come up, all the men of war!

Webster

Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

World English Bible

Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for war! Stir up the mighty men. Let all the warriors draw near. Let them come up.

Youngs Literal Translation

Proclaim ye this among nations, Sanctify a war, stir up the mighty ones, Come nigh, come up, let all the men of war.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

wake up
עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80

the mighty men
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

let all the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

References

Watsons

War

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment In The Valley Of Jehoshaphat

8 And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the sons of Judah, and they shall sell them to the men of Sheba, to a nation far off. For LORD has spoken it. 9 Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war. Stir up the mighty men. Let all the men of war draw near. Let them come up. 10 Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears. Let the weak say, I am strong.


Cross References

Isaiah 8:9-10

Make an uproar, O ye peoples, and be broken in pieces. And give ear, all ye of far countries. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces.

Jeremiah 46:3-4

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

Ezekiel 38:7

Be thou prepared. Yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy companies that are assembled to thee, and be thou a guard to them.

Psalm 96:10

Say among the nations, LORD reigns! The world also is established that it cannot be moved. He will judge the peoples with equity.

Isaiah 34:1

Come near, ye nations, to hear. And hearken, ye peoples. Let the earth hear, and the fullness thereof, the world, and all things that come forth from it.

Jeremiah 31:10

Hear the word of LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He who scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd does his flock.

Jeremiah 50:2

Declare ye among the nations and publish, and set up a standard, publish, and conceal not. Say, Babylon is taken. Bel is put to shame. Merodach is dismayed. Her images are put to shame; her idols are dismayed.

Ezekiel 21:21-22

For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination. He shook the arrows to and fro. He consulted the teraphim. He looked in the liver.

Micah 3:5

Thus says LORD concerning the prophets who make my people to err, who bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace. And he who does not put into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.

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