Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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, Who considers all their doings. 16 No king is saved by the great size and power of his army; a mighty man is not delivered by [his] much strength. 17 A horse is devoid of value for victory; neither does he deliver any by his great power.


Cross References

Exodus 14:17-18

And I, behold, I will harden (make stubborn and strong) the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall go [into the sea] after them; and I will gain honor over Pharaoh and all his host, his chariots, and horsemen.

Exodus 14:28

The waters returned and covered the chariots, the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that pursued them; not even one of them remained.

Joshua 11:4-8

And they went out with all their hosts, much people, like the sand on the seashore in number, with very many horses and chariots.

Joshua 14:12

So now give me this hill country of which the Lord spoke that day. For you heard then how the [giantlike] Anakim were there and that the cities were great and fortified; if the Lord will be with me, I shall drive them out just as the Lord said.

Judges 7:2

The Lord said to Gideon, The people who are with you are too many for Me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel boast about themselves against Me, saying, My own hand has delivered me.

Judges 7:12-25

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east lay along the valley like locusts for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand on the seashore for multitude.

1 Samuel 14:8-16

Jonathan said, We will pass over to these men and we will let them see us.

1 Samuel 17:4

And a champion went out of the camp of the Philistines named Goliath of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span [almost ten feet].

1 Samuel 17:45-49

Then said David 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 ranks of Israel, Whom you have defied.

2 Samuel 21:16-22

Ishbi-benob, who was of the sons of the giants, the weight of whose spear was 300 shekels of bronze, was girded with a new sword, and thought 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 rubbish of Samaria shall be enough for each one of all the people who are at my feet and follow me to get a handful.

1 Kings 20:27-29

The Israelites were counted and, all present, went against them. The Israelites encamped before the enemy like two little flocks of lost kids [absolutely everything against them but Almighty God], but the Syrians filled the country.

2 Chronicles 14:9-13

There came out against Judah Zerah the Ethiopian with a host of a million [that is, too many to be numbered] and 300 chariots, and came as far as Mareshah.

2 Chronicles 20:12

O our God, will You not exercise judgment upon them? For we have no might to stand against this great company that is coming against us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.

2 Chronicles 20:23

For [suspecting betrayal] the men of Ammon and Moab rose against those of Mount Seir, utterly destroying them. And when they had made an end of the men of Seir, they all helped to destroy one another.

2 Chronicles 32:8-9

With him is 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 cut off all the mighty warriors and commanders and officers in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the Assyrian king returned with shamed face to his own land. And when he came into the house of his god, they who were his own offspring slew him there with the sword.

Psalm 44:3

For they got not the land [of Canaan] in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them; but Your right hand and Your arm and the light of Your countenance [did it], because You were favorable toward and did delight in them.

Psalm 44:6-7

For I will not trust in and lean on my bow, neither shall my sword save me.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the Lord: Let not the wise and skillful person glory and boast in his wisdom and skill; let not the mighty and powerful person glory and boast in his strength and power; let not the person who is rich [in physical gratification and earthly wealth] glory and boast in his [temporal satisfactions and earthly] riches;

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