Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He does not delight in the strength of the horse;
He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.

King James Version

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

Holman Bible

He is not impressed by the strength of a horse;
He does not value the power of a man.

International Standard Version

He takes no delight in the strength of a horse, and gains no pleasure in the runner's swiftness.

A Conservative Version

He does not delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.

American Standard Version

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man.

Amplified


He does not delight in the strength (military power) of the horse,
Nor does He take pleasure in the legs (strength) of a man.

Bible in Basic English

He has no delight in the strength of a horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.

Darby Translation

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse, he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man;

Julia Smith Translation

He will not delight in the strength of the horse: he will not be pleased in the legs of a man.

King James 2000

He delights not in the strength of the horse: he takes not pleasure in the legs of a man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He does not delight in the strength of the horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of the man.

Modern King James verseion

He delights not in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He hath no pleasure in the strength of a horse, neither delighteth he in any man's legs.

NET Bible

He is not enamored with the strength of a horse, nor is he impressed by the warrior's strong legs.

New Heart English Bible

He doesn't delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.

The Emphasized Bible

Not in the strength of the horse, doth he delight, Not in the legs of a man, hath he pleasure:

Webster

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

World English Bible

He doesn't delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.

Youngs Literal Translation

Not in the might of the horse doth He delight, Not in the legs of a man is He pleased.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

not in the strength
גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

of the horse
סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

in the legs
שׁוק 
Showq 
Usage: 19

References

Hastings

Leg

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

9 He who gives the beast his food and to the sons of the ravens which cry unto him. 10 He does not delight in the strength of the horse;
He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.
11 The LORD takes pleasure in those that fear him, in those that wait upon his mercy.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:7

And the LORD replied unto Samuel, Do not look on his countenance or on the height of his stature because I have refused him, for it is not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan were loved and desired in their lives, and in their death they were not divided; they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

2 Samuel 2:18-23

And the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel, and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.

Job 39:19-25

Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?

Psalm 20:7

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Psalm 33:16-18

The king is not saved by the multitude of the army; the mighty man does not escape by much strength.

Proverbs 21:31

The horse is prepared against the day of battle, but salvation is of the LORD.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of prudence, nor yet grace to men of eloquence; but time and chance happens to them all.

Isaiah 31:1

Woe to those that go down to Egypt for help; and trust in horses and place their hope in chariots because they are many and in horsemen, because they are valiant, but they did not look unto the Holy One of Israel, neither did they seek the LORD!

Hosea 1:7

But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah and will save them in the LORD their God and will not save them by bow, by sword, by battle, by horses, nor by horsemen.

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