New International Version
A sword against her false prophets! They will become fools. A sword against her warriors! They will be filled with terror.
King James Bible
A sword is upon the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed.
Darby Bible Translation
the sword is upon the liars, and they shall become fools; the sword is upon her mighty men, and they shall be dismayed;
World English Bible
A sword is on the boasters, and they shall become fools; a sword is on her mighty men, and they shall be dismayed.
Young's Literal Translation
A sword is on the princes, And they have become foolish; A sword is on her mighty ones, And they have been broken down;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A sword - War and its calamities, or any grievous plague; and so in the following verses.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
upon the liars. or, upon the chief stays [heb] bars
'Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of Hosts is His name: He shall thoroughly plead their cause.'--JER. l. 34. Among the remarkable provisions of the Mosaic law there were some very peculiar ones affecting the next-of-kin. The nearest living blood relation to a man had certain obligations and offices to discharge, under certain contingencies, in respect of which he received a special name; which is sometimes translated in the Old Testament 'Redeemer,' and sometimes 'Avenger' of blood. What the etymological …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Covenanting Confers Obligation.
who foils the signs of false prophets and makes fools of diviners, who overthrows the learning of the wise and turns it into nonsense,
Look! An eagle will soar and swoop down, spreading its wings over Bozrah. In that day the hearts of Edom's warriors will be like the heart of a woman in labor.
Babylon's warriors have stopped fighting; they remain in their strongholds. Their strength is exhausted; they have become weaklings. Her dwellings are set on fire; the bars of her gates are broken.
Look at your troops-- they are all weaklings. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has consumed the bars of your gates.
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