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

New Living Translation
Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand! All your enemies will fall beneath your sword.

English Standard Version
Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand, and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Berean Study Bible
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.

New American Standard Bible
five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

New King James Version
Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight; your enemies shall fall by the sword before you.

King James Bible
And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Christian Standard Bible
Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand; your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

Contemporary English Version
even if there are only 5 of you and 100 of them, or only 100 of you and 10,000 of them.

Good News Translation
five of you will be able to defeat a hundred, and a hundred will be able to defeat ten thousand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Five of you will pursue 100, and 100 of you will pursue 10,000; your enemies will fall before you by the sword."

International Standard Version
Five of you will chase a hundred, a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.

NET Bible
Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

New Heart English Bible
Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Five of you will chase a hundred of them, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand of them. You will defeat your enemies,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

New American Standard 1977
five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

King James 2000 Bible
And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

American King James Version
And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

American Standard Version
And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase tens of thousands; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Five of yours shall pursue a hundred others, and a hundred of you ten thousand: your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
and five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight; and your enemies shall fall beside you by the sword.

English Revised Version
And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall chase ten thousand: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Webster's Bible Translation
And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

World English Bible
Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Young's Literal Translation
and five of you have pursued a hundred, and a hundred of you do pursue a myriad; and your enemies have fallen before you by the sword.
Study Bible
The Blessings of Obedience
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 chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you. 9I will turn toward you and make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will establish My covenant with you.…
Cross References
Leviticus 26:7
You will pursue your enemies, and they 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?

Joshua 23:10
One of you can put a thousand to flight, because the LORD your God fights for you, just as He promised.

Judges 15:15
He found the fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand and took it, and struck down a thousand men.

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 did not lay a hand on the plunder.

Zechariah 12:8
On that day the LORD will defend the residents of Jerusalem, so that the weakest among them will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the Angel of the LORD going before them.

Treasury of Scripture

And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Numbers 14:9
Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.

Deuteronomy 28:7
The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.

Deuteronomy 32:30
How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?









Lexicon
Five
חֲמִשָּׁה֙ (ḥă·miš·šāh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2568: Five

of
מִכֶּ֤ם (mik·kem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

you will pursue
וְרָדְפ֨וּ (wə·rā·ḏə·p̄ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute

a hundred,
מֵאָ֔ה (mê·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3967: A hundred

and a hundred
וּמֵאָ֥ה (ū·mê·’āh)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3967: A hundred

of you
מִכֶּ֖ם (mik·kem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

will chase
יִרְדֹּ֑פוּ (yir·dō·p̄ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute

ten thousand,
רְבָבָ֣ה (rə·ḇā·ḇāh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7233: Multitude, myriad, ten thousand

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

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

by the sword
לֶחָֽרֶב׃ (le·ḥā·reḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 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 Hebrew 6440: The face
(8) And five of you shall chase an hundred.--This is a proverbial saying, corresponding to our phrase "A very small number, or a mere handful, shall be more than a match for a whole regiment." The same phrase, with different proportions to the numbers, occurs in other parts of the Bible (Deuteronomy 32:30; Joshua 23:10; Isaiah 30:17).

Verse 8. - And five of you shall chase an hundred. Cf. Joshua 23:10, "One man of you shall chase a thousand." For examples, see Judges 3:31; Judges 15:15; 1 Samuel 14:6-16; 2 Samuel 23:8.
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