Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And he judged between many peoples, and he admonished to strong nations even to far off; and they beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, and they shall no more learn war.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Holman Bible

He will settle disputes among many peoples
and provide arbitration for strong nations
that are far away.
They will beat their swords into plows,
and their spears into pruning knives.
Nation will not take up the sword against nation,
and they will never again train for war.

International Standard Version

And he will judge among many people, rebuking strong nations far away; and they will reshape their swords as plowshares and their spears as pruning hooks. No nation will threaten another, nor will they train for war anymore.

A Conservative Version

And he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off. And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, nor s

American Standard Version

and he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Amplified

And He shall judge between many peoples and shall decide for strong nations afar off, and they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Bible in Basic English

And he will be judge between great peoples, and strong nations far away will be ruled by his decisions; their swords will be hammered into plough-blades and their spears into vine-knives: nations will no longer be lifting up their swords against one another, and knowledge of war will have gone for ever.

Darby Translation

And he shall judge among many peoples, and reprove strong nations, even afar off; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he shall judge among many peoples and correct strong nations even afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruninghooks; nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they train for war any more.

King James 2000

And he shall judge between many peoples, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And He shall judge between many peoples, and will decide for strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, And they shall not still learn war.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And shall give sentence among the multitude of the Heathen and reform the people of far countries: so that of their swords they shall make plowshares, and scythes of their spears. One people shall not lift up a sword against another, yea they shall no more learn to fight.

NET Bible

He will arbitrate between many peoples and settle disputes between many distant nations. They will beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nations will not use weapons against other nations, and they will no longer train for war.

New Heart English Bible

and he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off. They will beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, neither will they learn war any more.

The Emphasized Bible

And he will judge between many peoples, and be umpire to strong nations far and wide, - and they will beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks, Nation - against nation - shall not lift up sword, neither shall they learn - any more - to make war.

Webster

And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plow-shares, and their spears into pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

World English Bible

and he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off. They will beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, neither will they learn war any more.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He hath judged between many peoples, And given a decision to mighty nations afar off, They have beaten their swords to ploughshares, And their spears to pruning-hooks, Nation lifteth not up sword unto nation, Nor do they learn war any more.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and rebuke
יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

עצם עצוּם 
`atsuwm 
Usage: 31

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

כּתת 
Kathath 
Usage: 17

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

את 
'eth 
Usage: 5

חנית 
Chaniyth 
Usage: 47

מזמרה 
Mazmerah 
Usage: 4

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

shall not lift up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

a sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

Images Micah 4:3

Prayers for Micah 4:3

Context Readings

Grief Over Samaria And Jerusalem

2 And many nations went and said, Come, and we will go up to the mountain of Jehovah, and to the house of the God of Jacob, and he will teach us from his ways, and we will go in his paths: from Zion will instruction go forth, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem. 3 And he judged between many peoples, and he admonished to strong nations even to far off; and they beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, and they shall no more learn war. 4 And they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree, and none terrifying: for the mouth of Jehovah of armies spake.



Cross References

Isaiah 2:4

And he judged between the nations, and he will decide for many peoples: and they shall beat down their swords to plough-shares and their spears to pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, and they shall no more learn war.

1 Samuel 2:10

Jehovah, they contending against him, shall be broken; in the heavens he will break them in pieces: Jehovah will judge the ends of the earth, and he will give strength to his king, and he will lift up the horn of his Messiah.

Psalm 2:5-12

Then shall he speak to them in his anger, and in his burning shall he tery them.

Psalm 46:9

Causing wars to cease even to the end of the earth; he will break the bow, and be cut off the spear, and he will burn the cars in fire.

Psalm 68:30-31

Rebuke the beasts of the reed, the assembly of the strong ones, with the heifers of the peoples, prostrating themselves with pieces of salver: scatter the peoples, they will delight in wars.

Psalm 72:7

The just one shall break forth in his days, and a multitude of peace even till no moon.

Psalm 82:8

Arise, O God, judge the earth: for then shalt inherit in all nations.

Psalm 96:13

Before the face of Jehovah; for he came, for he came to judge the earth: he will judge the habitable globe in justice, and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Psalm 98:9

Before Jehovah; for he came to judge the earth: he will judge the habitable globe in justice, and the peoples in uprightness

Psalm 110:1-2

To David a chanting. Jehovah spake to my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand and I will set thine enemies the stool to thy feet

Psalm 110:5-6

Jehovah upon thy right hand crushed kings in the day of his anger.

Isaiah 9:7

To the increase of his dominion and to peace no end, upon the throne of David and upon his kingdom to prepare it and to support it in judgment and in justice from now and even to forever: the zeal of Jehovah of armies will do this.

Isaiah 11:3-9

His sweet odor in the fear of Jehovah: and not according to the seeing of his eyes shall he judge, and not according to the hearing of his ears shall he decide.

Isaiah 25:3

For this shall the strong people honor thee, the city of terrible nations shall fear thee.

Isaiah 51:5

My justice is near; my salvation went forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and to mine arm shall they hope.

Isaiah 60:12

For the nation and the kingdom which will not serve thee shall perish; and the nations shall be laid waste with the sword.

Isaiah 60:17-18

Instead of brass I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver, and instead of woods, brass, and instead of stones, iron: and I set thine overseers peace, and thy rulers justice.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb shall feed as one, and the lion and the ox shall eat straw, and the serpent, dust his bread. They shall not do evil, and they shall not destroy in all my holy mountain, said Jehovah

Daniel 2:44

And in their days that they are kings, the God of the heavens shall set up a kingdom that shall not be destroyed forever: and its kingdom shall be left to another people; it shall beat small and destroy all these kingdoms, and this shall stand forever.

Hosea 2:18

And I cut out for them a covenant in that day with the beasts of the field, and with the birds of the heavens, and the creeping things of the earth: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the land, and I caused them to lie down confidently.

Joel 3:2

And I gathered all nations, and I brought them down to the valley of Jehoshophat, and I contended with them there for my people and mine inheritance Israel whom they scattered among the nations, and they divided the land.

Joel 3:9-16

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.

Micah 5:15

And I did vengeance in anger and in wrath with the nations, which they heard not.

Micah 7:16-17

The nations shall see and be ashamed from all their strength: they shall put the hand upon the mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Zechariah 9:10

And I cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the bow of war was cut off: and he spake peace to the nations: and his dominion from sea even to sea, and from the river even to the end of the earth.

Zechariah 12:3-6

And it was in that day I will set Jerusalem a stone of burden to all peoples: all loading her, being out; shall be cut; and all the nations of the earth were gathered together against her..

Zechariah 14:3

And Jehovah went forth and waged war with these nations as the day of his warring in the day of encounter.

Zechariah 14:12-19

And this shall be the smiting which Jehovah will smite all the peoples who made war upon Jerusalem; and he caused his flesh to pine away, and he stood upon his feet, and his eyes shall pine away in their holes, and his tongue shall pine away in their mouth.

Matthew 25:31-32

And when the Son of man should come in his glory, and all his holy messengers with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:

John 5:22-23

For the Father judges no one, but he has given all judgment to the Son:

John 5:27-29

And gave him authority also to do judgment, because he is the Son of man.

John 16:8-11

And having come, he will convict the world of sin, and of justice, and of judgment:

Acts 17:31

Wherefore he set a day, in which he is about to judge the habitable globe in justice by the man whom he appointed; having offered faith to all, having raised him from the dead.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he sitting upon him called Faithful and True, and in justice he judges and makes war.

Revelation 19:17-21

And I saw one angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a great voice, saying to all the birds flying in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves to the supper of the great God;

Revelation 20:8-9

And he shall go forth to deceive the nations that in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for war: whose number as the sand of the sea.

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