Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They are afraid where no fear is; for God breaketh the bones of them that besiege thee. Thou hast put them to confusion, because God hath despised them.

New American Standard Bible

There they were in great fear where no fear had been;
For God scattered the bones of him who encamped against you;
You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.

King James Version

There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them.

Holman Bible

Then they will be filled with terror—
terror like no other
because God will scatter
the bones of those who besiege you.
You will put them to shame,
for God has rejected them.

International Standard Version

There the Israelis were seized with terror, when there was nothing to fear. For God scattered the bones of those who laid siege against you you put them to shame, for God rejected them.

A Conservative Version

There they were in great fear, where no fear was, for God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against thee. Thou have put them to shame because God has rejected them.

American Standard Version

There were they in great fear, where no fear was; For God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: Thou hast put them to shame, because of God hath rejected them.

Amplified


There they were, in great terror and dread, where there had been no terror or dread;
For God scattered the bones of him who besieged you;
You have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.

Bible in Basic English

They were in great fear, where there was no cause for fear: for the bones of those who make war on you have been broken by God; you have put them to shame, because God has no desire for them.

Darby Translation

There were they in great fear, where no fear was; for God scattereth the bones of him that encampeth against thee. Thou hast put them to shame, for God hath despised them.

Julia Smith Translation

They feared a fear; there was no fear: for God scattered the bones of him making narrow: thou didst make ashamed, for God rejected them.

King James 2000

There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God has scattered the bones of him that encamps against you: you have put them to shame, because God has despised them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There {they are very fearful} [where] no fear had been, because God has scattered the bones of him who encamps [against] you. You have put [them] to shame, because God has rejected them.

Modern King James verseion

There they dreaded with dread, where no dread was; for God has scattered the bones of him who camps against you; you have put them to shame because God rejects them.

NET Bible

They are absolutely terrified, even by things that do not normally cause fear. For God annihilates those who attack you. You are able to humiliate them because God has rejected them.

New Heart English Bible

There they were in great fear, where no fear was, for God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you. You have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.

The Emphasized Bible

There have they been in great dread where no dread was, Because, God, hath scattered the bones of thy besieger, - Thou hast put him to shame, Because, God, had, rejected, them.

Webster

There they were in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them.

World English Bible

There they were in great fear, where no fear was, for God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you. You have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.

Youngs Literal Translation

There they feared a fear -- there was no fear, For God hath scattered the bones of him Who is encamping against thee, Thou hast put to shame, For God hath despised them.

Context Readings

There Is None Who Does Good

4 How can they have understanding, that are the workers of wickedness, eating up my people as it were bread, and calling not upon God? 5 They are afraid where no fear is; for God breaketh the bones of them that besiege thee. Thou hast put them to confusion, because God hath despised them. 6 O that the salvation were given unto Israel out of Zion! O that the LORD would deliver his people out of captivity! Then should Jacob rejoice, and Israel should be right glad.


Cross References

Leviticus 26:17

And I will set my face against you and ye shall fall before your enemies, and they that hate you shall reign over you, and ye shall flee when no man followeth you.

Ezekiel 6:5

And the dead carcasses of the children of Israel will I cast before their images, your bones will I straw round about your altars and dwelling places.

Leviticus 26:36

"'And upon them that are left alive of you, I will send a faintness into their hearts in the land of their enemies: so that the sound of a leaf that falleth, shall chase them and they shall flee as though they fled a sword, and shall fall no man following them.

Psalm 141:7

Our bones lie scattered before the pit, like as when one graveth and diggeth up the ground.

Proverbs 28:1

The ungodly fleeth, no man chasing him; but the righteous standeth stiff as a lion.

Jeremiah 6:30

Therefore shall they be called reprobate silver, because the LORD hath cast them out."

Deuteronomy 28:65-67

And among these nations thou shalt be no small season, and yet shalt have no rest for the sole of thy foot. For the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart and dazing eyes and sorrow of mind.

1 Samuel 14:15

And there was a fear in the host that was in the field, and among all the people: insomuch that they that kept the hold, and they that were gone to rob, were afraid also: and the earth trembled and there was a fear sent of God.

2 Kings 7:6-7

For the Lord had made the host of the Syrians hear a noise of chariots and a noise of horses, and the noise of a great Host. Insomuch that they said one to another, "See, the king of Israel hath hired against us, the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Egypt, to come upon us."

Job 15:21

A fearful sound is ever in his ears, and when it is peace yet feareth he destruction.

Psalm 2:4

He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn: the Lord shall have them in derision.

Psalm 14:5

There were they brought in great fear, even where no fear was; for God is in the generation of the righteous.

Psalm 35:4

Let them be confounded, and put to shame, that seek after my soul; let them be turned back and brought to confusion, that imagine mischief for me.

Psalm 35:26

Let them be put to confusion and shame together, that rejoice at my trouble: let them be clothed with rebuke and dishonour, that boast themselves against me.

Psalm 40:14

Let them be ashamed and confounded together, that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward, and put to rebuke, that wish me evil.

Psalm 73:20

Yea, even like as a dream when one awaketh, so makest thou their image to vanish out of the city.

Psalm 83:16-17

Make their faces ashamed, O LORD, that they may seek thy name.

Isaiah 37:22-38

this is the answer, that the LORD hath given concerning him: Despised art thou, and mocked, O daughter of Zion, he hath shaken his head at thee, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 8:1-2

At the same time, sayeth the LORD, the bones of the kings of Judah, the bones of his princes, the bones of the priests and prophets, yea, and the bones of the citizens of Jerusalem, shall be brought out of their graves

Lamentations 2:6

{Vav} Her tabernacle - which was like a garden of pleasure - hath he destroyed; her high solemn feasts hath he put down. The LORD hath brought it so to pass, that the high solemn feasts and Sabbaths in Zion are clean forgotten. In his heavy displeasure hath he made the king and priests to be despised.

Ezekiel 37:1-11

The hand of the LORD came upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and let me down in a plain field that lay full of bones.

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