Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“They will be as mighty men,
Treading down the enemy in the mire of the streets in battle;
And they will fight, for the Lord will be with them;
And the riders on horses will be put to shame.

King James Version

And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.

Holman Bible

they will be like warriors in battle
trampling down the mud of the streets.
They will fight because the Lord is with them,
and they will put horsemen to shame.

International Standard Version

They will be like mighty soldiers who trample mud in the streets during battle. They will fight because the LORD is with them, and the opposing horsemen will be confused.

A Conservative Version

And they shall be as mighty men, treading down [their enemies] in the mire of the streets in the battle. And they shall fight, because LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.

American Standard Version

And they shall be as mighty men, treading down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle; and they shall fight, because Jehovah is with them; and the riders on horses shall be confounded.

Amplified


“They will be like mighty men
Trampling down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle;
And they will fight because the Lord is with them,
And the [enemies’] riders on horses will be shamed.

Bible in Basic English

Together they will be like men of war, crushing down their haters into the earth of the streets in the fight; they will make war because the Lord is with them: and the horsemen will be shamed.

Darby Translation

And they shall be as mighty men, treading down the mire of the streets in the battle; and they shall fight, for Jehovah is with them, and the riders on horses shall be put to shame.

Julia Smith Translation

And they were as the strong treading down in the mud of the streets in the battle: and they waged war, for Jehovah was with them, and they riding horses were ashamed.

King James 2000

And they shall be as mighty men, who tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be put to shame.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they will be like warriors, trampling in the mud of [the] streets in the battle. They will fight, because Yahweh [is] with them, and they will put to shame [the] riders on horses.

Modern King James verseion

And they shall be like mighty ones who trample the mud of the streets in the battle. And they shall fight because Jehovah is with them, and they shall make the riders on horses ashamed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall be as the giants, which in the battle tread down the mire upon the streets. They shall fight, for the LORD shall be with them, so that the horsemen shall be confounded.

NET Bible

And they will be like warriors trampling the mud of the streets in battle. They will fight, for the Lord will be with them, and will defeat the enemy cavalry.

New Heart English Bible

They shall be as mighty men, treading down muddy streets in the battle; and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them; and the riders on horses will be confounded.

The Emphasized Bible

So shall they become like mighty ones, trampling on the mire of lanes, in battle, and they will fight because, Yahweh, is with them, - and will abash the riders of horses.

Webster

And they shall be as mighty men, who tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.

World English Bible

They shall be as mighty men, treading down muddy streets in the battle; and they shall fight, because Yahweh is with them; and the riders on horses will be confounded.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have been as heroes, Treading in mire of out-places in battle, And they have fought, for Jehovah is with them, And have put to shame riders of horses.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

בּוּס 
Buwc 
Usage: 12

their enemies in the mire
טיט 
Tiyt 
Usage: 13

of the streets
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

in the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

is with them, and the riders
רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

on horses
סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

Context Readings

Yahweh Gives Rain

4 “From them will come the cornerstone,
From them the tent peg,
From them the bow of battle,
From them every ruler, all of them together.
5 “They will be as mighty men,
Treading down the enemy in the mire of the streets in battle;
And they will fight, for the Lord will be with them;
And the riders on horses will be put to shame.
6 “I will strengthen the house of Judah,
And I will save the house of Joseph,
And I will bring them back,
Because I have had compassion on them;
And they will be as though I had not rejected them,
For I am the Lord their God and I will answer them.


Cross References

Haggai 2:22

I will overthrow the thrones of kingdoms and destroy the power of the kingdoms of the nations; and I will overthrow the chariots and their riders, and the horses and their riders will go down, everyone by the sword of another.’

Psalm 20:7

Some boast in chariots and some in horses,
But we will boast in the name of the Lord, our God.

Deuteronomy 20:1

“When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.

Joshua 10:14

There was no day like that before it or after it, when the Lord listened to the voice of a man; for the Lord fought for Israel.

Joshua 10:42

Joshua captured all these kings and their lands at one time, because the Lord, the God of Israel, fought for Israel.

1 Samuel 16:18

Then one of the young men said, “Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite who is a skillful musician, a mighty man of valor, a warrior, one prudent in speech, and a handsome man; and the Lord is with him.”

2 Samuel 22:8

“Then the earth shook and quaked,
The foundations of heaven were trembling
And were shaken, because He was angry.

2 Samuel 22:43

Then I pulverized them as the dust of the earth;
I crushed and stamped them as the mire of the streets.

Psalm 18:42

Then I beat them fine as the dust before the wind;
I emptied them out as the mire of the streets.

Psalm 33:16

The king is not saved by a mighty army;
A warrior is not delivered by great strength.

Psalm 45:3

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

Isaiah 8:9

Be broken, O peoples, and be shattered;
And give ear, all remote places of the earth.
Gird yourselves, yet be shattered;
Gird yourselves, yet be shattered.

Isaiah 10:6

I send it against a godless nation
And commission it against the people of My fury
To capture booty and to seize plunder,
And to trample them down like mud in the streets.

Isaiah 25:10

For the hand of the Lord will rest on this mountain,
And Moab will be trodden down in his place
As straw is trodden down in the water of a manure pile.

Isaiah 41:12

You will seek those who quarrel with you, but will not find them,
Those who war with you will be as nothing and non-existent.

Ezekiel 38:15

You will come from your place out of the remote parts of the north, you and many peoples with you, all of them riding on horses, a great assembly and a mighty army;

Joel 3:12-17

Let the nations be aroused
And come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat,
For there I will sit to judge
All the surrounding nations.

Amos 2:15

“He who grasps the bow will not stand his ground,
The swift of foot will not escape,
Nor will he who rides the horse save his life.

Micah 7:10

Then my enemy will see,
And shame will cover her who said to me,
“Where is the Lord your God?”
My eyes will look on her;
At that time she will be trampled down
Like mire of the streets.

Zechariah 9:13

For I will bend Judah as My bow,
I will fill the bow with Ephraim.
And I will stir up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece;
And I will make you like a warrior’s sword.

Zechariah 12:4

In that day,” declares the Lord, “I will strike every horse with bewilderment and his rider with madness. But I will watch over the house of Judah, while I strike every horse of the peoples with blindness.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the Lord before them.

Zechariah 14:3

Then the Lord will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.

Zechariah 14:13

It will come about in that day that a great panic from the Lord will fall on them; and they will seize one another’s hand, and the hand of one will be lifted against the hand of another.

Matthew 4:3

And the tempter came and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.”

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Luke 24:19

And He said to them, “What things?” And they said to Him, “The things about Jesus the Nazarene, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word in the sight of God and all the people,

Acts 7:22

Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians, and he was a man of power in words and deeds.

Acts 18:24

Now a Jew named Apollos, an Alexandrian by birth, an eloquent man, came to Ephesus; and he was mighty in the Scriptures.

Romans 8:31-37

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?

2 Corinthians 10:4

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.

2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s mouth.

Revelation 19:13-15

He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God.

Revelation 19:17

Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds which fly in midheaven, “Come, assemble for the great supper of God,

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