New International Version
They do not jostle each other; each marches straight ahead. They plunge through defenses without breaking ranks.
King James Bible
Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.
Darby Bible Translation
Neither doth one press upon another; they march every one in his path; and fall amid weapons, but are not wounded.
World English Bible
Neither does one jostle another; they march everyone in his path, and they burst through the defenses, and don't break ranks.
Young's Literal Translation
And each his brother they press not, Each in his way they go on, If by the missile they fall, they are not cut off.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They shall not be wounded - They have hard scales like a coat of mail; but the expression refers to the utter uselessness of all means to prevent their depredations. See Shaw's account above.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
sword. or, dart.
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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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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 charge like warriors; they scale walls like soldiers. They all march in line, not swerving from their course.
They rush upon the city; they run along the wall. They climb into the houses; like thieves they enter through the windows.
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