Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"All of them are wielders of the sword, Expert in war; Each man has his sword at his side, Guarding against the terrors of the night.

King James Version

They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

Holman Bible

All of them are skilled with swords and trained in warfare. Each has his sword at his side [to guard] against the terror of the night.

International Standard Version

All of them are wearing swords and are experienced in battle. Each has his sword on his thigh, ready for the terror of the night.

A Conservative Version

They all handle the sword, [and] are expert in war. Every man has his sword upon his thigh, because of fear in the night.

American Standard Version

They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: Every man hath his sword upon his thigh, Because of fear in the night.

Amplified

They all handle the sword and are expert in war; every man has his sword upon his thigh, that fear be not excited in the night.

Bible in Basic English

All of them armed with swords, trained in war; every man has his sword at his side, because of fear in the night.

Darby Translation

They all hold the sword, Experts in war; Each hath his sword upon his thigh Because of alarm in the nights.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They all hold swords, being expert in war; each one has his sword upon his thigh because of the fears of the night.

Julia Smith Translation

All of them holding the sword, being trained to war: each his sword upon his thigh from terror in the night

King James 2000

They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man has his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of them {wield swords}; [they are] {trained in warfare}, each with his sword at his thigh [to guard] {against terror} in the night.

Modern King James verseion

They all hold swords, instructed in war; each man has his sword on his thigh because of fear in the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They hold swords every one, and are expert in war. Every man hath his sword upon his thigh, because of fear in the night.

NET Bible

All of them are skilled with a sword, well-trained in the art of warfare. Each has his sword at his side, to guard against the terrors of the night.

New Heart English Bible

They all handle the sword, and are expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh, because of fear in the night.

The Emphasized Bible

All of them, grasping the sword, trained for war, - every man, with his sword upon his thigh, because of dread, in the night-time.

Webster

They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

World English Bible

They all handle the sword, and are expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh, because of fear in the night.

Youngs Literal Translation

All of them holding sword, taught of battle, Each his sword by his thigh, for fear at night.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

in war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

ירך 
Yarek 
Usage: 34

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 49

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Royal Wedding Procession

7 "Behold, it is the traveling couch of Solomon; Sixty mighty men around it, Of the mighty men of Israel. 8 "All of them are wielders of the sword, Expert in war; Each man has his sword at his side, Guarding against the terrors of the night. 9 "King Solomon has made for himself a sedan chair From the timber of Lebanon.


Cross References

Psalm 45:3

Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One, In Your splendor and Your majesty!

Psalm 91:5

You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;

Nehemiah 4:21-22

So we carried on the work with half of them holding spears from dawn until the stars appeared.

Psalm 149:5-9

Let the godly ones exult in glory; Let them sing for joy on their beds.

Isaiah 27:3

"I, the LORD, am its keeper; I water it every moment So that no one will damage it, I guard it night and day.

Ephesians 6:16-18

in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

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