Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great 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 fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works. 16 There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength. 17 An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.


Cross References

Exodus 14:17-18

And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.

Exodus 14:28

And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them.

Joshua 11:4-8

And they went out, they and all their hosts with them, much people, even as the sand that is upon the sea shore in multitude, with horses and chariots very many.

Joshua 14:12

Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims were there, and that the cities were great and fenced: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.

Judges 7:2

And the LORD said unto Gideon, The people that are with thee are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand hath saved me.

Judges 7:12-25

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.

1 Samuel 14:8-16

Then said Jonathan, Behold, we will pass over unto these men, and we will discover ourselves unto them.

1 Samuel 17:4

And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

1 Samuel 17:45-49

Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.

2 Samuel 21:16-22

And Ishbibenob, which was of the sons of the giant, the weight of whose spear weighed three hundred shekels of brass in weight, he being girded with a new sword, thought to have slain David.

1 Kings 20:10

And Benhadad sent unto him, and said, The gods do so unto me, and more also, if the dust of Samaria shall suffice for handfuls for all the people that follow me.

1 Kings 20:27-29

And the children of Israel were numbered, and were all present, and went against them: and the children of Israel pitched before them like two little flocks of kids; but the Syrians filled the country.

2 Chronicles 14:9-13

And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah.

2 Chronicles 20:12

O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee.

2 Chronicles 20:23

For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy them: and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy 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 rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the LORD sent an angel, which cut off all the mighty men of valour, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he was come into the house of his god, they that came forth of his own bowels slew him there with the sword.

Psalm 44:3

For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.

Psalm 44:6-7

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

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:

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