Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great strength.

King James Version

There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Holman Bible

A king is not saved by a large army; a warrior will not be delivered by great strength.

International Standard Version

A king is not saved by a large army; a mighty soldier is not delivered by his great strength.

A Conservative Version

There is no king saved by the multitude of an army. A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.

American Standard Version

There is no king saved by the multitude of a host: A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.

Amplified

No king is saved by the great size and power of his army; a mighty man is not delivered by [his] much strength.

Bible in Basic English

A king's salvation is not in the power of his army; a strong man does not get free by his great strength.

Darby Translation

The king is not saved by the multitude of his forces; a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

There is no king saved by the multitude of a host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The king [is] not saved by [the] greatness of an army. The warrior is not delivered by [the] greatness of strength.

Modern King James verseion

The king is not saved by a great army; a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is no king that can be saved by the multitude of a host; neither is any mighty man delivered by much strength.

NET Bible

No king is delivered by his vast army; a warrior is not saved by his great might.

New Heart English Bible

There is no king saved by the multitude of an army. A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.

The Emphasized Bible

Not a king, can be saved by greatness of force, nor, hero, deliver himself by greatness of strength:

Webster

There is no king saved by the multitude of a host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

World English Bible

There is no king saved by the multitude of an army. A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.

Youngs Literal Translation

The king is not saved by the multitude of a force. A mighty man is not delivered, By abundance of power.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There is no king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

of an host
חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

is not delivered
נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

References

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Character And Creation

15 He who fashions the hearts of them all, He who understands all their works. 16 The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great strength. 17 A horse is a false hope for victory; Nor does it deliver anyone by its great strength.


Cross References

Exodus 14:17-18

"As for Me, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them; and I will be honored through Pharaoh and all his army, through his chariots and his horsemen.

Exodus 14:28

The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, even Pharaoh's entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained.

Joshua 11:4-8

They came out, they and all their armies with them, as many people as the sand that is on the seashore, with very many horses and chariots.

Joshua 14:12

"Now then, give me this hill country about which the LORD spoke on that day, for you heard on that day that Anakim were there, with great fortified cities; perhaps the LORD will be with me, and I will drive them out as the LORD has spoken."

Judges 7:2

The LORD said to Gideon, "The people who are with you are too many for Me to give Midian into their hands, for Israel would become boastful, saying, 'My own power has delivered me.'

Judges 7:12-25

Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east were lying in the valley as numerous as locusts; and their camels were without number, as numerous as the sand on the seashore.

1 Samuel 14:8-16

Then Jonathan said, "Behold, we will cross over to the men and reveal ourselves to them.

1 Samuel 17:4

Then a champion came out from the armies of the Philistines named Goliath, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

1 Samuel 17:45-49

Then David said to the Philistine, "You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have taunted.

2 Samuel 21:16-22

Then Ishbi-benob, who was among the descendants of the giant, the weight of whose spear was three hundred shekels of bronze in weight, was girded with a new sword, and he intended to kill David.

1 Kings 20:10

Ben-hadad sent to him and said, "May the gods do so to me and more also, if the dust of Samaria will suffice for handfuls for all the people who follow me."

1 Kings 20:27-29

The sons of Israel were mustered and were provisioned and went to meet them; and the sons of Israel camped before them like two little flocks of goats, but the Arameans filled the country.

2 Chronicles 14:9-13

Now Zerah the Ethiopian came out against them with an army of a million men and 300 chariots, and he came to Mareshah.

2 Chronicles 20:12

"O our God, will You not judge them? For we are powerless before this great multitude who are coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are on You."

2 Chronicles 20:23

For the sons of Ammon and Moab rose up against the inhabitants of Mount Seir destroying them completely; and when they had finished with the inhabitants of Seir, they helped to destroy one another.

2 Chronicles 32:8-9

"With him is only an arm of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to help us and to fight our battles." And the people relied on the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the LORD sent an angel who destroyed every mighty warrior, commander and officer in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned in shame to his own land. And when he had entered the temple of his god, some of his own children killed him there with the sword.

Psalm 44:3

For by their own sword they did not possess the land, And their own arm did not save them, But Your right hand and Your arm and the light of Your presence, For You favored them.

Psalm 44:6-7

For I will not trust in my bow, Nor will my sword save me.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;

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