Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 rage in the streets. They rush back and forth in the broad ways. Their appearance is like torches. They run like the lightnings. 5 He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place. 6 The gates of the rivers are opened, and the palace is dissolved.



Cross References

Jeremiah 46:12

The nations have heard of your shame, and the earth is full of your cry; for the mighty man has stumbled against the mighty, they are fallen both of them together.

Isaiah 5:27

None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the belt of their waist be untied, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:

Isaiah 21:5

They prepare the table. They set the watch. They eat. They drink. Rise up, you princes, oil the shield!

Jeremiah 50:29

Call together the archers against Babylon, all those who bend the bow; encamp against her all around; let none of it escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she has done, do to her; for she has been proud against Yahweh, against the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Set up a standard in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz: appoint a marshal against her; cause the horses to come up as the rough canker worm.

Nahum 3:3

the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies. They stumble on their bodies,

Nahum 3:18

Your shepherds slumber, king of Assyria. Your nobles lie down. Your people are scattered on the mountains, and there is no one to gather them.

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