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Proverbs 21:31

    Proverbs 21:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The horse is prepared against the day of battle; But victory is of Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The horse is made ready for the day of war, but power to overcome is from the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    The horse is prepared against the day of battle; But victory is of Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    The horse is prepared for the day of battle; but victory is with Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but victory is of the LORD,

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 21:31

    The horse is prepared against the day of battle - Horses were not used among the Jews before the time of Solomon. There was a Divine command against them, Deuteronomy 17:16; but Solomon transgressed it; see 1 Kings 10:29. But he here allows that a horse is a vain thing for safety; and that however strong and well appointed cavalry may be, still safety, escape, and victory, are of the Lord. Among the ancient Asiatics, the horse was used only for war; oxen labored in the plough and cart, the ass and the camel carried backloads; and mules and asses served for riding. We often give the credit of a victory to man, when they who consider the circumstances see that it came from God.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 21:31

    21:31 The horse - Under which all war - like provisions are comprehended.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 21:31

    John 16:33 - These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
    Proverbs 24:26 - Every man shall kiss his lips that giveth a right answer.
    1 Chronicles 5:20 - And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him.