Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The sons of Ephraim were archers equipped with bows, Yet they turned back in the day of battle.

King James Version

The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

Holman Bible

The Ephraimite archers turned back on the day of battle.

International Standard Version

The descendants of Ephraim were sharp shooters with the bow, but they retreated in the day of battle.

A Conservative Version

The sons of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

American Standard Version

The children of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, Turned back in the day of battle.

Amplified

The children of Ephraim were armed and carrying bows, yet they turned back in the day of battle.

Bible in Basic English

The children of Ephraim, armed with bows, were turned back on the day of the fight.

Darby Translation

The sons of Ephraim, armed bowmen, turned back in the day of battle.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The sons of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

Julia Smith Translation

The sons of Ephraim bending, lifting up the bow, turned in the day of the encounter.

King James 2000

The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The sons of Ephraim, {armed with archers}, turned back on [the] day of battle.

Modern King James verseion

The sons of Ephraim, armed shooters of bows, turned back in the day of battle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as the children of Ephraim, which being harnessed and carrying bows, turned themselves back in the time of battle:

NET Bible

The Ephraimites were armed with bows, but they retreated in the day of battle.

New Heart English Bible

The children of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

The Emphasized Bible

The sons of Ephraim - armed bowmen, Turned in the day of battle;

Webster

The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

World English Bible

The children of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sons of Ephraim -- armed bearers of bow, Have turned in a day of conflict.

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Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

8 And not be like their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that did not prepare its heart And whose spirit was not faithful to God. 9 The sons of Ephraim were archers equipped with bows, Yet they turned back in the day of battle. 10 They did not keep the covenant of God And refused to walk in His law;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:41-44

"Then you said to me, 'We have sinned against the LORD; we will indeed go up and fight, just as the LORD our God commanded us.' And every man of you girded on his weapons of war, and regarded it as easy to go up into the hill country.

Joshua 17:16-18

The sons of Joseph said, "The hill country is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites who live in the valley land have chariots of iron, both those who are in Beth-shean and its towns and those who are in the valley of Jezreel."

Judges 9:28

Then Gaal the son of Ebed said, "Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerubbaal, and is Zebul not his lieutenant? Serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem; but why should we serve him?

Judges 9:38-40

Then Zebul said to him, "Where is your boasting now with which you said, 'Who is Abimelech that we should serve him?' Is this not the people whom you despised? Go out now and fight with them!"

Judges 20:39

Then the men of Israel turned in the battle, and Benjamin began to strike and kill about thirty men of Israel, for they said, "Surely they are defeated before us, as in the first battle."

1 Samuel 4:10

So the Philistines fought and Israel was defeated, and every man fled to his tent; and the slaughter was very great, for there fell of Israel thirty thousand foot soldiers.

1 Samuel 31:1

Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell slain on Mount Gilboa.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were equipped with bows, using both the right hand and the left to sling stones and to shoot arrows from the bow; they were Saul's kinsmen from Benjamin.

Psalm 78:57

But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers; They turned aside like a treacherous bow.

Luke 22:33

But he said to Him, "Lord, with You I am ready to go both to prison and to death!"



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