Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 formed the hearts of them all; he understands everything they do. 16 A king is not saved by a large army; a mighty soldier is not delivered by his great strength. 17 It is vain to trust in a horse for deliverance, even with its great strength, it cannot deliver.


Cross References

Exodus 14:17-18

Even now I'm hardening the heart of the Egyptians so they'll go after the Israelis. Then I'll receive honor by means of Pharaoh and all his army, his chariots, and his horsemen.

Exodus 14:28

The water returned, covering the chariots and the horsemen of Pharaoh's entire army that had pursued the Israelis into the sea. Not a single one of them remained.

Joshua 11:4-8

So they went out, they and all of their armies with them a multitude as numerous as the sand on the seashore accompanied by many horses and chariots.

Joshua 14:12

Now then, give me that hill country about which the LORD spoke back on that day, because you yourself heard back then that the Anakim were there, with great reinforced cities. Perhaps the LORD will be with me and I will expel them, just as the LORD said."

Judges 7:2

The LORD told Gideon, "You have too many soldiers with you for me to drop Midian into their hands, because Israel would become arrogant and say, "It was my own abilities that delivered me.'

Judges 7:12-25

The Midianites, the Amalekites, and certain groups from the east lay encamped in the valley, as thick as locusts. The number of their camels couldn't be calculated they seemed as numerous as the sand on the seashore.

1 Samuel 14:8-16

Jonathan said, "Look, we're going over to the men, and we will show ourselves to them.

1 Samuel 17:4

A champion named Goliath from Gath came out from the Philistine camp. He was four cubits and a span tall,

1 Samuel 17:45-49

Then David told the Philistine, "You come at me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of the armies of Israel whom you have defied.

2 Samuel 21:16-22

and Ishbi-benob, who had been fathered by giants, said he intended to kill David. (His bronze spearhead weighed 300 shekels, and he carried state-of-the-art weaponry.)

1 Kings 20:10

Beh-hadad sent this message back: "May the gods do so to me, and more than that also, if the dust that remains of Samaria is enough to fill up a few handfuls for all of the armies at my disposal."

1 Kings 20:27-29

The Israelis were mustered, equipped with provisions, and sent out to fight. The Israeli encampment looked like two little flocks of goats compared to how the Aramean encampments filled the countryside!

2 Chronicles 14:9-13

Sometime later, Zerah the Ethiopian went to war against him at Mareshah with an army of one million troops and 300 chariots.

2 Chronicles 20:12

Our God, you are going to punish them, aren't you? We have no strength to face this vast multitude that has come against us, nor do we know what to do, except that our eyes are on you."

2 Chronicles 20:23

The Ammonites and Moabites attacked the inhabitants of Mount Seir, destroying them, and after they had finished with the inhabitants of Mount Seir, they worked on destroying one another!

2 Chronicles 32:8-9

He only has the strength of his own flesh, but the LORD our God is with us to help us and to fight our battles." So the people were encouraged from what King Hezekiah of Judah told them.

2 Chronicles 32:21

So the LORD sent an angel, who eliminated all of the elite forces, commanders, and officers within the encampment of the king of Assyria. As a result, he retreated to his own country, deeply ashamed and humiliated. When he visited the temple of his god, some of his sons killed him right there with swords.

Psalm 44:3

It was not with their sword that they inherited the land, nor did their own arm deliver them. But it was by your power, your strength, and by the light of your face; because you were pleased with them.

Psalm 44:6-7

For I place no confidence in my bow, nor will my sword deliver me.

Jeremiah 9:23

This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.

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