New American Standard Bible
"Show yourself sharp, go to the right; set yourself; go to the left, wherever your edge is appointed.
King James Bible
Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever thy face is set.
Darby Bible Translation
Gather up strength, go to the right hand, turn thee, go to the left, whithersoever thy face is appointed.
World English Bible
Gather yourselves together, go to the right, set yourselves in array, go to the left, wherever your face is set.
Young's Literal Translation
Take possession of the right, place thyself at the left, Whither thy face is appointed.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The prophet addresses the sword,
Gather thyself up, O sword, to the right or to the left.
Another rendering is: "Turn thee backwards! get thee to the right! Set thee forwards (?)!get thee to the left! O whither is thy face appointed?
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that their hearts may melt, and many fall at all their gates. I have given the glittering sword. Ah! It is made for striking like lightning, it is wrapped up in readiness for slaughter.
"I will also clap My hands together, and I will appease My wrath; I, the LORD, have spoken."
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