Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

He gives orders to his officers;
they stumble as they advance.
They race to its wall;
the protective shield is set in place.

New American Standard Bible

He remembers his nobles; They stumble in their march, They hurry to her wall, And the mantelet is set up.

King James Version

He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall be prepared.

International Standard Version

He will remember to summon his finest troops. They will stumble on their way, hurrying over to Nineveh's wall. Their defensive shield is in place.

A Conservative Version

He remembers his nobles. They stumble in their march. They make haste to the wall of it, and the mantelet is prepared.

American Standard Version

He remembereth his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the mantelet is prepared.

Amplified

[The Assyrian leader] remembers and summons his bravest men; they stumble in their march. They hasten to the city's wall, and their movable defense shelter is prepared and set up.

Bible in Basic English

He takes the record of his great men: they go falling on their way; they go quickly to the wall, the cover is made ready.

Darby Translation

He bethinketh him of his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the shelter is prepared.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall remember his valiant ones; they shall stumble in their walk when they make haste to their wall, and the covering shall be prepared.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall make mention of his chiefs: they shall be weak in their goings; they shall hasten to her wall, and the covering was prepared.

King James 2000

He shall recount his nobles: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall, and the defense shall be prepared.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He calls his officers; they stumble as they march; they rush to her wall; they set the covering in place.

Modern King James verseion

He shall remember his nobles; they shall stumble in their walking; they shall make haste to its wall, and the covering shall be prepared.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he doth but warn his giants, they all in their array, and hastily they climb up the walls: yea, the engines of the war are prepared already.

NET Bible

The commander orders his officers; they stumble as they advance; they rush to the city wall and they set up the covered siege tower.

New Heart English Bible

He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.

The Emphasized Bible

Let him call to mind his nobles, they shall stumble as they go - let them hasten to her wall, yet the storming cover, is prepared.

Webster

He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defense shall be prepared.

World English Bible

He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.

Youngs Literal Translation

He doth remember his honourable ones, They stumble in their goings, They hasten to its wall, and prepared is the covering.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in their walk
הליכה 
Haliykah 
Usage: 6

to the wall
חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

thereof, and the defence
שׂכך סכך 
Cakak 
Usage: 23

References

Context Readings

An Army Will Conquer Nineveh

4 The chariots dash madly through the streets;
they rush around in the plazas.
They look like torches;
they dart back and forth like lightning.
5 He gives orders to his officers;
they stumble as they advance.
They race to its wall;
the protective shield is set in place.
6 The river gates are opened,
and the palace erodes away.



Cross References

Jeremiah 46:12

The nations have heard of your dishonor,
and your outcry fills the earth,
because warrior stumbles against warrior
and together both of them have fallen.

Isaiah 5:27

None of them grows weary or stumbles;
no one slumbers or sleeps.
No belt is loose
and no sandal strap broken.

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare a table, and spread out a carpet!
Eat and drink!
Rise up, you princes, and oil the shields!

Jeremiah 50:29

Summon the archers to Babylon,
all who string the bow;
camp all around her; let none escape.
Repay her according to her deeds;
just as she has done, do the same to her,
for she has acted arrogantly against the Lord,
against the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Raise a signal flag in the land;
blow a ram’s horn among the nations;
set apart the nations against her.
Summon kingdoms against her—
Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz.
Appoint a marshal against her;
bring up horses like a swarm of locusts.

Nahum 3:3

Charging horseman,
flashing sword,
shining spear;
heaps of slain,
mounds of corpses,
dead bodies without end
they stumble over their dead.

Nahum 3:18

King of Assyria, your shepherds slumber;
your officers sleep.
Your people are scattered across the mountains
with no one to gather them together.

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