Parallel Verses

King James Version

They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.

New American Standard Bible

They will be delivered over to the power of the sword;
They will be a prey for foxes.

Holman Bible

They will be given over to the power of the sword;
they will become the jackals’ prey.

International Standard Version

May they be given over to the power of the sword; may they become carrion for jackals.

A Conservative Version

They shall be given over to the power of the sword. They shall be a portion for foxes.

American Standard Version

They shall be given over to the power of the sword: They shall be a portion for foxes.

Amplified


They will be given over to the power of the sword;
They will be a prey for foxes.

Darby Translation

They shall be given over to the power of the sword; they shall be the portion of foxes.

Julia Smith Translation

They shall deliver to the hands of the sword; they shall be a portion of foxes.

King James 2000

They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They [who] would {deliver him to the sword} will become a portion for jackals.

Modern King James verseion

They shall fall by the sword; they shall be a serving for jackals.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall fall into the sword, and be a portion for foxes.

NET Bible

Each one will be handed over to the sword; their corpses will be eaten by jackals.

New Heart English Bible

They shall be given over to the power of the sword. They shall be jackal food.

The Emphasized Bible

Every one shall be given up into the power of the sword, The portion of jackals, shall they become.

Webster

They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.

World English Bible

They shall be given over to the power of the sword. They shall be jackal food.

Youngs Literal Translation

They cause him to run on the edge of the sword, A portion for foxes they are.

References

American

Fox

Fausets

Fox

Hastings

Morish

Fox

Watsons

Fox

Context Readings

Praise God Who Satisfies

9 But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth. 10 They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes. 11 But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.


Cross References

Jeremiah 18:21

Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and pour out their blood by the force of the sword; and let their wives be bereaved of their children, and be widows; and let their men be put to death; let their young men be slain by the sword in battle.

Ezekiel 35:5

Because thou hast had a perpetual hatred, and hast shed the blood of the children of Israel by the force of the sword in the time of their calamity, in the time that their iniquity had an end:

1 Samuel 26:10

David said furthermore, As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.

1 Samuel 31:1-6

Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa.

Song of Songs 2:15

Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.

Ezekiel 39:4

Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and the people that is with thee: I will give thee unto the ravenous birds of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.

Ezekiel 39:17-20

And, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD; Speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.

Revelation 19:17-18

And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;

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