Parallel Verses


Kings of armies fled apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

New American Standard Bible

Kings of armies flee, they flee,
And she who remains at home will divide the spoil!”

King James Version

Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Holman Bible

“The kings of the armies flee—they flee!”
She who stays at home divides the spoil.

International Standard Version

"Kings of armies retreat and flee, while the lady of the house divides the spoil.

A Conservative Version

Kings of armies fled quickly, and she who remained at home divided the spoil.

American Standard Version

Kings of armies flee, they flee; And she that tarrieth at home divideth the spoil.


“The kings of the [enemies’] armies flee, they flee,
And the beautiful woman who remains at home divides the spoil [left behind].”

Bible in Basic English

Kings of armies quickly go in flight: and the women in the houses make a division of their goods.

Darby Translation

Kings of armies flee; they flee, and she that tarrieth at home divideth the spoil.

Julia Smith Translation

Kings of armies will flee away, they will flee away, and she resting in the house will divide the spoil

King James 2000

Kings of armies did flee in haste: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"[The] kings of armies flee, they flee, and she [who] remains at home divides [the] spoil.

Modern King James verseion

Kings of armies fled away; and she who stayed at home divided the plunder.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited; and they of the household divided the spoil.

NET Bible

Kings leading armies run away -- they run away! The lovely lady of the house divides up the loot.

New Heart English Bible

"Kings of armies flee. They flee." She who waits at home divides the spoil,

The Emphasized Bible

Kings of armies, they flee! they flee! And, she that stayeth at home, shall share the spoil.

World English Bible

"Kings of armies flee! They flee!" She who waits at home divides the spoil,

Youngs Literal Translation

Kings of hosts flee utterly away, And a female inhabitant of the house apportioneth spoil.


Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it. 12 Kings of armies fled apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil. 13 Though ye have lain among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.

Cross References

Joshua 10:16

But these five kings fled, and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah.

Judges 5:19

The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Tanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money.

Joshua 12:7-24

And these are the kings of the country whom Joshua and the children of Israel smote on this side of Jordan on the west, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon, even to the mount Halak that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave to the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions;

1 Samuel 30:24

For who will hearken to you in this matter? but as his part is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that tarrieth by the goods: they shall part alike.

Exodus 14:25

And took off their chariot-wheels, and made them to move heavily, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.

Numbers 31:8-9

And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.

Numbers 31:27

And divide the prey into two parts; between them that took the war upon them, who went out to battle, and between all the congregation:

Numbers 31:54

And Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold of the captains of thousands, and of hundreds, and brought it into the tabernacle of the congregation, for a memorial for the children of Israel before the LORD.

Joshua 10:42

And all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time; because the LORD God of Israel fought for Israel.

Judges 5:30

Have they not found; have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two; to Sisera a prey of divers colors, a prey of divers colors of needle-work, of divers colors of needle-work on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil?

Revelation 6:15

And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bond-man, and every free-man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

Revelation 19:17-20

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 assemble yourselves to the supper of the great God;

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