KJV LexiconAnd in that day
a day (as the warm hours),
will I make
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant
a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh) -- confederacy, (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, league.
for them with the beasts
age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
of the field
from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat) -- country, field, ground, land, soil, wild.
and with the fowls
a bird (as covered with feathers, or rather as covering with wings), often collectively -- bird, that flieth, flying, fowl.
air, astrologer, heaven(-s).
and with the creeping things
a reptile or any other rapidly moving animal -- that creepeth, creeping (moving) thing.
of the ground
soil (from its general redness) -- country, earth, ground, husband(-man) (-ry), land.
and I will break
to burst -- break (down, off, in pieces, up), broken(-hearted), bring to the birth, crush, destroy, hurt, quench, quite, tear
of bending: a bow, for shooting (hence, figuratively, strength) or the iris -- arch(-er), + arrow, bow(-man, -shot).
and the sword
drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement -- axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool.
and the battle
a battle (i.e. the engagement); generally, war (i.e. warfare) -- battle, fight(-ing), war(-rior).
out of the earth
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and will make them to lie down
to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose)
a place of refuge; abstract, safety, both the fact (security) and the feeling (trust); often (adverb with or without preposition) safely
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"In that day I will also make a covenant for them With the beasts of the field, The birds of the sky And the creeping things of the ground. And I will abolish the bow, the sword and war from the land, And will make them lie down in safety.
King James Bible
And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
On that day I will make a covenant for them with the wild animals, the birds of the sky, and the creatures that crawl on the ground. I will shatter bow, sword, and weapons of war in the land and will enable the people to rest securely.
International Standard Version
I will make a covenant with them at that time, a covenant with the wild animals of the field, with the birds of the air, and with the creatures of the ground. I will banish the battle bow, the sword, and war from the earth. I will cause my people to lie down where it is safe.
"At that time I will make a covenant for them with the wild animals, the birds of the air, and the creatures that crawl on the ground. I will abolish the warrior's bow and sword--that is, every weapon of warfare--from the land, and I will allow them to live securely."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"On that day I will make an arrangement with the wild animals, the birds, and the animals that crawl on the ground. I will destroy all the bows, swords, and weapons of war, so people can live safely.
King James 2000 Bible
And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will abolish the bow and the sword and the battle from the earth, and will make them to lie down safely.
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