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1 Samuel 2:4

    1 Samuel 2:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The bows of the mighty men are broken; And they that stumbled are girded with strength.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The bows of the men of war are broken, and the feeble are clothed with strength.

    Webster's Revision

    The bows of the mighty men are broken; And they that stumbled are girded with strength.

    World English Bible

    "The bows of the mighty men are broken. Those who stumbled are armed with strength.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 2:4

    The bows of the mighty - The Targum considers the first verse as including a prophecy against the Philistines; the second verse, against Sennacherib and his army; the third, against Nebuchadnezzar and the Chaldeans; the fourth, against the Greeks; the fifth, against Haman and his posterity; and the tenth, against Magog, and the enemies of the Messiah.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 2:4

    2:4 Bows - The strength of which they boasted. Stumbled - Or, were weak, or feeble, in body and spirit.