Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Now gather yourself in troops, daughter of a troop; one sets a siege against us; they shall strike the Judge of Israel with a rod on the cheek.

New American Standard Bible

Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops;
They have laid siege against us;
With a rod they will smite the judge of Israel on the cheek.

King James Version

Now gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops: he hath laid siege against us: they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

Holman Bible

Now, daughter who is under attack,
you slash yourself in grief;
a siege is set against us!
They are striking the judge of Israel
on the cheek with a rod.

International Standard Version

"Now marshal yourselves as troops. He has laid siege to us. They will strike the judge of Israel on the cheek with a rod."

A Conservative Version

Now thou shall gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops. He has laid siege against us. They shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

American Standard Version

Now shalt thou gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops: he hath laid siege against us; they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

Amplified

“Now gather yourself in troops, O daughter of troops;
A state of siege has been placed against us.
They shall strike the ruler of Israel on the cheek with a rod (scepter).

Bible in Basic English

Now you will give yourselves deep wounds for grief; they will put up a wall round us: they will give the judge of Israel a blow on the face with a rod.

Darby Translation

Now gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops; he hath laid siege against us: they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

Julia Smith Translation

Now thou shalt crowd thyself together, O daughter of a troop: besieging there against us; with a rod they will strike the judge of Israel upon the cheek.

King James 2000

Now gather yourself in troops, O daughter of troops: he has laid siege against us: they shall strike the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now muster troops, O daughter of troops; a siege he puts against us. They strike the ruler of Israel with a rod on the cheek.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After that shalt thou be robbed thyself, O thou robber's daughter: they shall lay siege against us, and smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

NET Bible

But now slash yourself, daughter surrounded by soldiers! We are besieged! With a scepter they strike Israel's ruler on the side of his face.

New Heart English Bible

Now you shall gather yourself in troops, daughter of troops. He has laid siege against us. They will strike the judge of Israel with a rod on the cheek.

The Emphasized Bible

Meanwhile, shalt thou gather together in troops, thou daughter of a troop, siege, hath he laid against us, - with a sceptre, will they smite on the cheek, the judge of Israel!

Webster

Now gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops: he hath laid siege against us: they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

World English Bible

Now you shall gather yourself in troops, daughter of troops. He has laid siege against us. They will strike the judge of Israel with a rod on the cheek.

Youngs Literal Translation

Now gather thyself together, O daughter of troops, A siege he hath laid against us, With a rod they smite on the cheek the judge of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדד 
Gadad 
Usage: 9

גּדוּד 
G@duwd 
Usage: 33

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of troops
גּדוּד 
G@duwd 
Usage: 33

he hath laid
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

מצוּר מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 26

the judge
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

with a rod
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

References

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Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

A Ruler From Bethlehem

1 Now gather yourself in troops, daughter of a troop; one sets a siege against us; they shall strike the Judge of Israel with a rod on the cheek. 2 And you, Bethlehem Ephratah, you being least among the thousands of Judah, out of you He shall come forth to Me, to become Ruler in Israel, He whose goings forth have been from of old, from the days of eternity.


Cross References

Lamentations 3:30

He gives his cheek to Him who strikes him; he is filled with reproach.

Job 16:10

They have gaped on me with their mouth; and have scornfully beaten me on the cheek; they gather themselves against me.

Deuteronomy 28:49

Jehovah shall bring a nation against you from far, from the end of the earth, as the eagle flies; a nation whose tongue you shall not understand,

Deuteronomy 28:51-57

And he shall eat the fruit of your cattle and the fruit of your land, until you are destroyed. He shall not leave you grain, wine, or oil, the increase of your livestock, or flocks of your sheep, until he has destroyed you.

1 Samuel 8:5-6

And they said to him, Behold, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.

1 Kings 22:24

But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near and struck Micaiah on the cheek, and said, Which way did the Spirit of Jehovah go from me to speak to you?

2 Kings 24:2

And Jehovah sent against him troops of the Chaldees, and bands of the Syrians, and troops of the Moabites, and troops of the Ammonites. And He sent them against Judah to destroy it, according to the Word of Jehovah which He spoke by His servants the prophets.

2 Kings 25:1-3

And it happened in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came. He and all his army came against Jerusalem and pitched against it, and built a siege-mound all around it.

Isaiah 8:9

Suffer evil, O people, and be broken! And give ear, all from the far places of the earth. Gird yourselves and be broken. Gird yourselves and be broken!

Isaiah 10:6

I will send him against an ungodly nation, and against the people of My wrath. I will command him to take the plunder, and to strip off the spoil, and to trample them like the mud of the streets.

Isaiah 33:22

For Jehovah is our judge, Jehovah is our lawgiver, Jehovah is our king; He will save us.

Jeremiah 4:7

The lion has come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the nations has set out; he has left his place to make your land a waste. Your cities will fall into ruins without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 25:9

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, says Jehovah, and Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, My servant; and will bring them against this land, and against its people, and against all these nations all around. And I will completely destroy them, and make them a waste, and a hissing, and everlasting ruins.

Ezekiel 21:21-22

For the king of Babylon shall stand at the parting of the way, at the head of the two highways, to practice divination. He shall shake arrows; he shall ask household idols; he shall look at the liver.

Ezekiel 24:2

Son of man, write for yourself the name of the day, even of this same day. The king of Babylon has leaned toward Jerusalem this same day.

Joel 3:9

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

Amos 2:3

And I will cut off the judge from its midst, and will kill all its rulers with him, says Jehovah.

Habakkuk 1:6

For lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, the bitter and hasty nation, which shall march through the breadth of the land to possess homes not their own.

Habakkuk 3:16

I heard and my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice. Rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself that I might rest in the day of trouble; to come up against the people; he cuts him off.

Matthew 5:39

But I say to you, Do not resist evil. But whoever shall strike you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.

Matthew 26:67

Then they spat in His face and beat Him with the fist. And others struck Him with the palms of their hands,

Matthew 27:30

And spitting at Him, they took the reed and struck at His head.

Luke 19:43-44

For the days will come on you that your enemies will raise up a rampart to you, and will surround you, and will keep you in on every side.

John 18:22

And when He had spoken this way, one of the officers who stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Do you answer the high priest so?

John 19:3

and said, Hail, King of the Jews! And they struck Him with their hands.

Acts 23:2

And the high priest Ananias commanded those who stood by him to strike him on the mouth.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you endure if anyone enslaves you, if anyone devours, if anyone takes from you, if anyone exalts himself, if anyone strikes you in the face.

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