King James Version
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
and he that is stout-hearted among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
and he who is courageous among the mighty will flee away naked on that day," says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And the courageous of heart among the mighty, Naked doth flee in that day, An affirmation of Jehovah!
Amos 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
courageous: Heb. strong of his heart
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith the LORD.Amos 2:16 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Kingdom of God Conceived as the Inheritance of the Poor.
These maxims, good for a country where life is nourished by the air and the light, and this delicate communism of a band of children of God reposing in confidence on the bosom of their Father, might suit a simple sect constantly persuaded that its Utopia was about to be realized. But it is clear that they could not satisfy the whole of society. Jesus understood very soon, in fact, that the official world of his time would by no means adopt his kingdom. He took his resolution with extreme boldness. …
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus
To his Praise!
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Howbeit Sisera fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.
The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
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