KJV LexiconIn his neck
in the sense of binding; the back of the neck (as that on which burdens are bound) -- neck.
to stop (usually over night); by implication, to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain)
strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise) -- boldness, loud, might, power, strength, strong.
pining; by analogy, fear -- sorrow.
is turned into joy
to leap -- be turned.
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"In his neck lodges strength, And dismay leaps before him.
King James Bible
In his neck remaineth strength, and sorrow is turned into joy before him.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Strength resides in his neck, and dismay dances before him.
International Standard Version
"His neck is so powerful that all who meet him are terrified.
Strength lodges in its neck, and despair runs before it.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Strength resides in its neck, and power dances in front of it.
King James 2000 Bible
In his neck remains strength, and sorrow is turned into dancing before him.
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