Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 delights not in the strength of the horse, nor does He take pleasure in the legs 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;

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 Giving to the cattle its food, to the sons of the ravens which call. 10 He will not delight in the strength of the horse: he will not be pleased in the legs of a man. 11 Jehovah being delighted in those fearing him, in those hoping for his mercy.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:7

And Jehovah will say to Samuel, Thou shalt not look upon his aspect or upon the height of his stature; for I rejected him: for not what man will see, for man will see with the eyes, and Jehovah will see at the heart

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan beloved and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not separated: they were swift above eagles, they were strong above lions.

2 Samuel 2:18-23

And there will be there three sons of Zeruiah, Joab and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was swift in his feet as one of the roes which are in the field.

Job 39:19-25

Wilt thou give strength to the horse? wilt thou clothe his neck with thunder?

Psalm 20:7

These in chariots, and these in horses: and in the name of Jehovah our God will we remember.

Psalm 33:16-18

The king was not saved by much strength: the strong one will not be delivered by much power.

Proverbs 21:31

The horse is prepared for the day of war and salvation is to Jehovah.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I turned back, and saw under the sun that not to the fleet the race, and the war not to the strong, and also not to the wise, bread; and also not to the understanding ones, riches; and also not to the knowing, favor; for time and chance will light upon all of them.

Isaiah 31:1

Wo to those going down to Egypt for help; and they will look upon horses, and trust upon chariots, because they are many; and upon horsemen because they were strong greatly; and they looked not upon the Holy One of Israel, and sought not Jehovah.

Hosea 1:7

And I will compassionate the house of Judah, and I saved them by Jehovah their God, and I will not save them by bow and by sword, and by battle, by horses and by horsemen.

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