New International Version
Even the bravest warriors will flee naked on that day," declares the LORD.
King James Bible
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
and he that is stout-hearted among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
and he who is courageous among the mighty will flee away naked on that day," says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And the courageous of heart among the mighty, Naked doth flee in that day, An affirmation of Jehovah!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall flee away naked - In some cases the alarm shall be in the night; and even the most heroic shall start from his bed, and through terror not wait to put on his clothes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
courageous. Heb. strong of his heart.
LibraryRipe for Gathering
'Thus hath the Lord God shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. 2. And He said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, The end is come upon My people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more. 3. And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord God: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence. 4. Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
To his Praise!
Sisera, meanwhile, fled on foot to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, because there was an alliance between Jabin king of Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite.
The valiant lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep; not one of the warriors can lift his hands.
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