Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need 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

and your poverty will come on you like a bandit and your desperation like an armed man.

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 will your poverty come like a robber or one who travels [with slowly but surely approaching steps] and your want like an armed man [making you helpless].

Bible in Basic English

Then 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 as he going, and thy want as a man of the shield.

King James 2000

So shall your poverty come upon you like a vagabond, and your want like an armed man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

like a {robber} shall your poverty come, and what you lack like an armed man.

Modern King James verseion

so shall your poverty come as one who travels, and your need like an armed man.

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 robber, and your need like an armed man.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

So shall come in, as a highwayman, thy poverty, and, thy want, as one armed with a shield.

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 scarcity 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

Hastings

Context Readings

Against Sloth

10 "A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest"-- 11 Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man. 12 A worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,


Cross References

Proverbs 24:34

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

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.

Proverbs 20:4

The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.

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