New International Version
They charge like warriors; they scale walls like soldiers. They all march in line, not swerving from their course.
King James Bible
They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks:
Darby Bible Translation
They run like mighty men; they climb the wall like men of war; and they march every one on his ways, and break not their ranks.
World English Bible
They run like mighty men. They climb the wall like warriors. They each march in his line, and they don't swerve off course.
Young's Literal Translation
As mighty ones they run, As men of war they go up a wall, And each in his own ways they do go, And they embarrass not their paths.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Like mighty men - like men of war (and as horsemen, Joel 2:4) - The prophet does not say they are such, but they resemble. They are locusts; but in their operations they are Like the above.
They shall not break their ranks - See the account on Joel 2:2, from Dr. Shaw.
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They shall run. In their progress, says Dr. Shaw, they kept their ranks like men of war; climbing over every tree or wall that was in their way. Nay, they entered into our very houses and bedchambers, like so many thieves. Every effort of the inhabitants to stop them was unavailing; the trenches they had dug were quickly filled up, and the fires they had kindled extinguished, by infinite swarms succeeding each other.
they shall march.
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"I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the canker worm and the caterpillar and the palmer worm, my great army, which I sent among you" (Joel ii. 25). A friend said to me once: "I have got to reap what I sowed, for God has said: 'Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.' Then why don't you apply this in the spiritual world, and compel the sinner to pay the penalty of his sins?" Christ has borne this penalty, and the same Christ has borne the natural penalties, too, and …
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Again and again he bursts upon me; he rushes at me like a warrior.
locusts have no king, yet they advance together in ranks;
Not one of them grows tired or stumbles, not one slumbers or sleeps; not a belt is loosened at the waist, not a sandal strap is broken.
They do not jostle each other; each marches straight ahead. They plunge through defenses without breaking ranks.
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