|New International Version (© 2011)|
With a noise like that of chariots they leap over the mountaintops, like a crackling fire consuming stubble, like a mighty army drawn up for battle.
King James Bible
Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
American Standard Version
Like the noise of chariots on the tops of the mountains do they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Young's Literal Translation
As the noise of chariots, on the tops of the mountains they skip, As the noise of a flame of fire devouring stubble, As a mighty people set in array for battle.
Joel 2:5 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Like the noise of chariots - Bochart also remarks: -
"The locusts fly with a great noise, so as to be heard six miles off, and while they are eating the fruits of the earth, the sound of them is like that of a flame driven by the wind."
Ibid., p. 478.
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Nahum 2:3,4 The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet...
Nahum 3:2,3 The noise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the prancing horses, and of the jumping chariots...
Revelation 9:9 And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron...
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Isaiah 5:24 Therefore as the fire devours the stubble, and the flame consumes the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness...
Isaiah 30:30 And the LORD shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall show the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of his anger...
Matthew 3:12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner...
Joel 2:2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread on the mountains...
Joel 2:5 Parallel CommentariesArmy Arranged Array Battle Burning Chariots Consuming Crackling Devoureth Devouring Devours Drawn Fight Fire Flame Grain-Stems Jumping Leap Mighty Mountains Noise Powerful Rumbling Skip Sound Strong Stubble Tops War-CarriagesArmy Arranged Array Battle Burning Chariots Consuming Crackling Devoureth Devouring Devours Drawn Fight Fire Flame Grain-Stems Jumping Leap Mighty Mountains Noise Powerful Rumbling Skip Sound Strong Stubble Tops War-CarriagesTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Revelation 9:9 They had breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the thundering of many horses and chariots rushing into battle.
Job 39:20 Do you make it leap like a locust, striking terror with its proud snorting?
Isaiah 5:24 Therefore, as tongues of fire lick up straw and as dry grass sinks down in the flames, so their roots will decay and their flowers blow away like dust; for they have rejected the law of the LORD Almighty and spurned the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 30:30 The LORD will cause people to hear his majestic voice and will make them see his arm coming down with raging anger and consuming fire, with cloudburst, thunderstorm and hail.
Jeremiah 50:42 They are armed with bows and spears; they are cruel and without mercy. They sound like the roaring sea as they ride on their horses; they come like men in battle formation to attack you, Daughter Babylon.