KJV LexiconIf thou forbear
assuage, darken, forbear, hinder, hold back, keep (back), punish, refrain, reserve, spare, withhold.
to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense
them that are drawn
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin -- (be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
and those that are ready
to waver; by implication, to slip, shake, fall -- be carried, cast, be out of course, be fallen in decay, exceedingly, fall(-ing down), be (re-)moved, be ready, shake, slide, slip.
to be slain
slaughter -- be slain, slaughter.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.
King James Bible
If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain;
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Rescue those being taken off to death, and save those stumbling toward slaughter.
International Standard Version
Rescue those who are being led away to death, and save those who stumble toward slaughter.
Deliver those being taken away to death, and hold back those slipping to the slaughter.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Deliver those that are being led to death and do not spare to save those that are being held to kill.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Rescue captives condemned to death, and spare those staggering toward their slaughter.
King James 2000 Bible
Deliver those that are drawn toward death, hold back those that are stumbling to the slaughter;
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