Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.

King James Version

So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.

Holman Bible

and your poverty will come like a robber,
your need, like a bandit.

International Standard Version

Then your poverty will come upon you like a robber, your need like an armed bandit.

A Conservative Version

so thy poverty shall come as a robber, and thy want as an armed man.

American Standard Version

So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.

Amplified

So shall your poverty come as a robber, and your want as an armed man.

Bible in Basic English

So loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man.

Darby Translation

So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Julia Smith Translation

And thy poverty came going about, and thy want as a man of shield.

King James 2000

So shall your poverty come like a robber; and your want like an armed man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and your poverty will come running, and your lack like an armed warrior.

Modern King James verseion

then your poverty comes stalking, and your want like a man armed with a shield.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so shall poverty come unto thee as one that travaileth by the way, and necessity like a weaponed man.

NET Bible

and your poverty will come like a bandit, and your need like an armed robber."

New Heart English Bible

so your poverty will come as a robber, and your want as an armed man.

Webster

So shall thy poverty come as one that traveleth; and thy want as an armed man.

World English Bible

so your poverty will come as a robber, and your want as an armed man.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רישׁ ראשׁ רישׁ 
Reysh 
Usage: 7


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

and thy want
מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

as an armed
מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

References

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

33 "A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest," 34 Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:4

Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.

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