Parallel Verses

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.

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

5 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

And they shall be like mighty men treading down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle, and they shall fight because the Lord is with them, and the [oppressor's] riders on horses shall be confounded and put to shame.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 shall be with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.

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 him shall come forth the corner-stone, from him the nail, from him the battle bow, from him every exactor together. 5 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. 6 And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them back again; for I will have mercy upon them; and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I am Jehovah their God, and I will answer them.


Cross References

Haggai 2:22

and I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the nations; and I will overthrow the chariots, and those that ride therein; and the horses and their riders shall come down, every one by the sword of his brother.

Psalm 20:7

Some make mention of chariots, and some of horses, but we of the name of Jehovah our God.

Deuteronomy 20:1

When thou goest out to war against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more numerous than thou, thou shalt not fear them; for Jehovah thy God is with thee, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Joshua 10:14

And there was no day like that before it or after it, that Jehovah hearkened to the voice of a man; for Jehovah fought for Israel.

Joshua 10:42

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

1 Samuel 16:18

And one of the young men answered and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skilled in playing, and he is a valiant man and a man of war, and skilled in speech, and of good presence, and Jehovah is with him.

2 Samuel 22:8

Then the earth shook, and quaked; The foundations of the heavens trembled And shook because he was wroth.

2 Samuel 22:43

And I did beat them small as the dust of the earth, I trod them as the mire of the streets; I stamped upon them.

Psalm 18:42

And I did beat them small as dust before the wind; I did cast them out as the mire of the streets.

Psalm 33:16

The king is not saved by the multitude of his forces; a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Psalm 45:3

Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O mighty one, in thy majesty and thy splendour;

Isaiah 8:9

Rage, ye peoples, and be broken in pieces! And give ear, all ye distant parts of the earth: Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces!

Isaiah 10:6

I will send him against a hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge; to take the spoil, and to seize the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

Isaiah 25:10

For in this mountain shall the hand of Jehovah rest, and Moab shall be trodden down under him, as straw is trodden down in the dunghill;

Isaiah 41:12

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them them that contend with thee; they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.

Ezekiel 38:15

And thou shalt come from thy place out of the uttermost north, thou and many peoples with thee, all of them riding upon horses, a great assemblage and a mighty army.

Joel 3:12-17

Let the nations rouse themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the nations round about.

Amos 2:15

Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and the swift of foot shall not escape, and he that rideth the horse shall not deliver his soul;

Micah 7:10

And mine enemy shall see it, and shame shall cover her which said unto me, Where is Jehovah thy God? Mine eyes shall behold her; now shall she be trodden down, as the mire of the streets.

Zechariah 9:13

For I have bent Judah for me, I have filled the bow with Ephraim; and I will raise up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and make thee like the sword of a mighty man.

Zechariah 12:4

In that day, saith Jehovah, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness; but I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the peoples with blindness.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day will Jehovah defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that stumbleth among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David as God, as the Angel of Jehovah before them.

Zechariah 14:3

And Jehovah will go forth and fight with those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.

Zechariah 14:13

And it shall come to pass in that day that a great panic from Jehovah shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.

Matthew 4:3

And the tempter coming up to him said, If thou be Son of God, speak, that these stones may become loaves of bread.

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have enjoined you. And behold, I am with you all the days, until the completion of the age.

Luke 24:19

And he said to them, What things? And they said to him, The things concerning Jesus the Nazaraean, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people;

Acts 7:22

And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was mighty in his words and deeds.

Acts 18:24

But a certain Jew, Apollos by name, an Alexandrian by race, an eloquent man, who was mighty in the scriptures, arrived at Ephesus.

Romans 8:31-37

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

2 Corinthians 10:4

For the arms of our warfare are not fleshly, but powerful according to God to the overthrow of strongholds;

2 Timothy 4:7

I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

Revelation 19:13-15

and he is clothed with a garment dipped in blood; and his name is called The Word of God.

Revelation 19:17

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

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