Leviticus 26:7
New International Version
You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you.

New Living Translation
In fact, you will chase down your enemies and slaughter them with your swords.

English Standard Version
You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Berean Study Bible
You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you.

King James Bible
And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

New King James Version
You will chase your enemies, and they shall fall by the sword before you.

New American Standard Bible
Instead, you will chase your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword;

NASB 1995
‘But you will chase your enemies and they will fall before you by the sword;

NASB 1977
‘But you will chase your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword;

Amplified Bible
And you will chase your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword.

Christian Standard Bible
You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword.

American Standard Version
And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall chase your enemies and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and ye shall pursue your enemies, and they shall fall before you with slaughter.

Contemporary English Version
You will chase and destroy your enemies,

Douay-Rheims Bible
You shall pursue your enemies, and they shall fall before you.

English Revised Version
And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Good News Translation
You will be victorious over your enemies;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will chase your enemies, and you will defeat them.

International Standard Version
Instead, you'll pursue your enemies and they'll die by the sword before you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Literal Standard Version
And you have pursued your enemies, and they have fallen before you by the sword;

NET Bible
You will pursue your enemies and they will fall before you by the sword.

New Heart English Bible
You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

World English Bible
You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Young's Literal Translation
'And ye have pursued your enemies, and they have fallen before you by the sword;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Blessings of Obedience
6And I will give peace to the land, and you will lie down with nothing to fear. I will rid the land of dangerous animals, and no sword will pass through your land. 7You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you. 8Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.…

Cross References
Leviticus 26:6
And I will give peace to the land, and you will lie down with nothing to fear. I will rid the land of dangerous animals, and no sword will pass through your land.

Leviticus 26:8
Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.

Deuteronomy 32:30
How could one man pursue a thousand, or two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, unless the LORD had given them up?

Esther 9:16
The rest of the Jews in the royal provinces also assembled to defend themselves and rid themselves of their enemies. They killed 75,000 who hated them, but they did not lay a hand on the plunder.


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.









(7) And ye shall chase your enemies.--If, covetous of their prosperity, the enemies should dare to attack them, God will inspire His people with marvellous courage, so that they will not only pursue them, but put them to the sword.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You will pursue
וּרְדַפְתֶּ֖ם (ū·rə·ḏap̄·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute

your enemies,
אֹיְבֵיכֶ֑ם (’ō·yə·ḇê·ḵem)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 341: Hating, an adversary

and they will fall
וְנָפְל֥וּ (wə·nā·p̄ə·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

by the sword
לֶחָֽרֶב‪‬ (le·ḥā·reḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

before you.
לִפְנֵיכֶ֖ם (lip̄·nê·ḵem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 6440: The face


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