Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the sons born in one’s youth.

New American Standard Bible

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth.

King James Version

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

International Standard Version

As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so also are children born during one's youth.

A Conservative Version

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the sons of youth.

American Standard Version

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, So are the children of youth.

Amplified

As arrows are in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth.

Darby Translation

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the young men.

Julia Smith Translation

As arrows in the hand of the strong one, so are sons of youth.

King James 2000

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like arrows in [the] hand of a warrior, so [are] the children of [one's] youth.

Modern King James verseion

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the sons of the young.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant, even so are the young children.

NET Bible

Sons born during one's youth are like arrows in a warrior's hand.

New Heart English Bible

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.

The Emphasized Bible

As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so, are the children of young men.

Webster

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man: so are children of the youth.

World English Bible

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.

Youngs Literal Translation

As arrows in the hand of a mighty one, So are the sons of the young men.

References

American

Context Readings

The Blessing Of The Lord

3 Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord,
children, a reward.
4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the sons born in one’s youth.
5 Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them.
Such men will never be put to shame
when they speak with their enemies at the city gate.


Cross References

Psalm 120:4

A warrior’s sharp arrows
with burning charcoal!

Proverbs 17:6

Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly,
and the pride of sons is their fathers.

Proverbs 31:28

Her sons rise up and call her blessed.
Her husband also praises her:

Jeremiah 50:9

For I will soon stir up and bring against Babylon
an assembly of great nations from the north country.
They will line up in battle formation against her;
from there she will be captured.
Their arrows will be like those of a skilled warrior
who does not return empty-handed.

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