Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'They will therefore stumble over each other as if running from the sword, although no one is pursuing; and you will have no strength to stand up before your enemies.

King James Version

And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Holman Bible

They will stumble over one another as if fleeing from a sword though no one is pursuing them. You will not be able to stand against your enemies.

International Standard Version

They'll stumble over each other as though fleeing before the sword, even though no one is pursuing.

A Conservative Version

And they shall stumble one upon another, as it were before the sword, when no man pursues. And ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

American Standard Version

And they shall stumble one upon another, as it were before the sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Amplified

They shall stumble over one another as if to escape a sword when no one pursues them; and you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Bible in Basic English

Falling on one another, as before the sword, when no one comes after them; you will give way before your haters.

Darby Translation

and they shall stumble one over another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth; and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursue; and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Julia Smith Translation

And they faltered each upon his brother, as from before the sword, and none pursued: and there shall be to you no power of standing before your enemies.

King James 2000

And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursues: and you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they shall stumble over {one another} as {from before} a sword, but there shall not be a pursuer; and {you shall have no resistance} {before} your enemies.

Modern King James verseion

And they shall fall on one another, as if it were before a sword, when none pursues. And you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword even no man following them, and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies:

NET Bible

They will stumble over each other as those who flee before a sword, though there is no pursuer, and there will be no one to take a stand for you before your enemies.

New Heart English Bible

They will stumble over one another, as it were before the sword, when no one pursues: and you will have no power to stand before your enemies.

The Emphasized Bible

And they shall stumble one upon another as from before a sword, when, pursuer there is none; And ye shall not have wherewith to stand before your foes;

Webster

And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

World English Bible

They will stumble over one another, as it were before the sword, when no one pursues: and you will have no power to stand before your enemies.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have stumbled one on another, as from the face of a sword, and there is none pursuing, and ye have no standing before your enemies,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

as it were before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

a sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

and ye shall have no power to stand
תּקוּמה 
T@quwmah 
Usage: 1

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Punishment For Disobedience

36 'As for those of you who may be left, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will chase them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee as though from the sword, and they will fall. 37 'They will therefore stumble over each other as if running from the sword, although no one is pursuing; and you will have no strength to stand up before your enemies. 38 'But you will perish among the nations, and your enemies' land will consume you.


Cross References

Joshua 7:12-13

"Therefore the sons of Israel cannot stand before their enemies; they turn their backs before their enemies, for they have become accursed. I will not be with you anymore unless you destroy the things under the ban from your midst.

Judges 2:14

The anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and He gave them into the hands of plunderers who plundered them; and He sold them into the hands of their enemies around them, so that they could no longer stand before their enemies.

Numbers 14:42

"Do not go up, or you will be struck down before your enemies, for the LORD is not among you.

Judges 7:22

When they blew 300 trumpets, the LORD set the sword of one against another even throughout the whole army; and the army fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the edge of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.

1 Samuel 14:15-16

And there was a trembling in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders trembled, and the earth quaked so that it became a great trembling.

Isaiah 10:4

Nothing remains but to crouch among the captives Or fall among the slain In spite of all this, His anger does not turn away And His hand is still stretched out.

Jeremiah 37:10

'For even if you had defeated the entire army of Chaldeans who were fighting against you, and there were only wounded men left among them, each man in his tent, they would rise up and burn this city with fire.'"

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