New International Version
The valiant lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep; not one of the warriors can lift his hands.
King James Bible
The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
Darby Bible Translation
The stout-hearted are made a spoil, they have slept their sleep; and none of the men of might have found their hands.
World English Bible
Valiant men lie plundered, they have slept their last sleep. None of the men of war can lift their hands.
Young's Literal Translation
Spoiled themselves have the mighty of heart, They have slept their sleep, And none of the men of might found their hands.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The stout-hearted are spoiled - The boasting blasphemers, such as Rab-shakeh, and his master Sennacherib, the king of Assyria.
They have slept their sleep - They were asleep in their tent when the destroying angel, the suffocating wind, destroyed the whole; they over whom it passed never more awoke.
None of the men of might - Is not this a strong irony? Where are your mighty men? their boasted armor, etc.?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryLetter Xlviii to Magister Walter De Chaumont.
To Magister  Walter de Chaumont. He exhorts him to flee from the world, advising him to prefer the cause and the interests of his soul to those of parents. MY DEAR WALTER, I often grieve my heart about you whenever the most pleasant remembrance of you comes back to me, seeing how you consume in vain occupations the flower of your youth, the sharpness of your intellect, the store of your learning and skill, and also, what is more excellent in a Christian than all of these gifts, the pure and innocent …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
Concerning Jonathan, one of the Sicarii, that Stirred up a Sedition in Cyrene, and was a False Accuser [Of the Innocent].
Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
Covenanting Confers Obligation.
You are radiant with light, more majestic than mountains rich with game.
Yet you sweep people away in the sleep of death-- they are like the new grass of the morning:
I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.
When the Lord has finished all his work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, he will say, "I will punish the king of Assyria for the willful pride of his heart and the haughty look in his eyes.
Listen to me, you stubborn-hearted, you who are now far from my righteousness.
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.
But while they are aroused, I will set out a feast for them and make them drunk, so that they shout with laughter-- then sleep forever and not awake," declares the LORD.
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