Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A horse is a false hope for victory; Nor does it deliver anyone by its great strength.

King James Version

An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

Holman Bible

The horse is a false hope for safety; it provides no escape by its great power.

International Standard Version

It is vain to trust in a horse for deliverance, even with its great strength, it cannot deliver.

A Conservative Version

A horse is a vain thing for safety, nor does he deliver any by his great power.

American Standard Version

A horse is a vain thing for safety; Neither doth he deliver any by his great power.

Amplified

A horse is devoid of value for victory; neither does he deliver any by his great power.

Bible in Basic English

A horse is a false hope; his great power will not make any man free from danger.

Darby Translation

The horse is a vain thing for safety; neither doth he deliver by his great power.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A horse is a vain thing for salvation; neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

Julia Smith Translation

The horse was false to salvation, and he shall not deliver by the multitude of his strength.

King James 2000

A horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The horse [is] a false hope for victory, nor can it save by the greatness of its power.

Modern King James verseion

A horse is a vain thing for safety; neither shall he deliver by his great strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A horse is counted but a vain thing to save a man; neither shall he deliver any man by his great strength.

NET Bible

A horse disappoints those who trust in it for victory; despite its great strength, it cannot deliver.

New Heart English Bible

A horse is a vain thing for safety, neither does he deliver any by his great power.

New simplified Bible

A horse is a false hope for victory. It does not deliver anyone by its great strength.

The Emphasized Bible

A deception, is the horse, for victory, and, by his great strength, shall he not deliver.

Webster

A horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

World English Bible

A horse is a vain thing for safety, neither does he deliver any by his great power.

Youngs Literal Translation

A false thing is the horse for safety, And by the abundance of his strength He doth not deliver.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
An horse
סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

is a vain thing
שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

תּשׁעה תּשׁוּעה 
T@shuw`ah 
Usage: 34

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

רב 
Rob 
Usage: 153

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Character And Creation

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. 18 Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,


Cross References

Psalm 20:7

Some boast in chariots and some in horses, But we will boast in the name of the LORD, our God.

Proverbs 21:31

The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But victory belongs to the LORD.

Psalm 147:10

He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.

Judges 4:15

The LORD routed Sisera and all his chariots and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera alighted from his chariot and fled away on foot.

2 Kings 7:6-7

For the Lord had caused the army of the Arameans to hear a sound of chariots and a sound of horses, even the sound of a great army, so that they said to one another, "Behold, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us."

Job 39:19-25

"Do you give the horse his might? Do you clothe his neck with a mane?

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.

Isaiah 30:16

And you said, "No, for we will flee on horses," Therefore you shall flee! "And we will ride on swift horses," Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift.

Hosea 14:3

"Assyria will not save us, We will not ride on horses; Nor will we say again, 'Our god,' To the work of our hands; For in You the orphan finds mercy."



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