Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

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 Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward. 4 As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth. 5 Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won't be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate. A Song of Ascents.


Cross References

Psalm 120:4

Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.

Proverbs 17:6

Children's children are the crown of old men; the glory of children are their parents.

Proverbs 31:28

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

Jeremiah 50:9

For, behold, I will stir up and cause to come up against Babylon a company of great nations from the north country; and they shall set themselves in array against her; from there she shall be taken: their arrows shall be as of an expert mighty man; none shall return in vain.

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