New Living Translation
And if the bugler doesn't sound a clear call, how will the soldiers know they are being called to battle?
King James Bible
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
Darby Bible Translation
For also, if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself for war?
World English Bible
For if the trumpet gave an uncertain sound, who would prepare himself for war?
Young's Literal Translation
for if also an uncertain sound a trumpet may give, who shall prepare himself for battle?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:8 Who will prepare himself for the battle - Unless he understand what the trumpet sounds? suppose a retreat or a march.
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The second wall is even more tottering and weak: that they alone pretend to be considered masters of the Scriptures; although they learn nothing of them all their life, they assume authority, and juggle before us with impudent words, saying that the Pope cannot err in matters of faith, whether he be evil or good; albeit they cannot prove it by a single letter. That is why the canon law contains so many heretical and unchristian, nay, unnatural laws; but of these we need not speak now. For whereas …
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Eighteenth Day for Peace
"When you arrive in your own land and go to war against your enemies who attack you, sound the alarm with the trumpets. Then the LORD your God will remember you and rescue you from your enemies.
My heart, my heart--I writhe in pain! My heart pounds within me! I cannot be still. For I have heard the blast of enemy trumpets and the roar of their battle cries.
When the watchman sees the enemy coming, he sounds the alarm to warn the people.
Sound the alarm in Jerusalem! Raise the battle cry on my holy mountain! Let everyone tremble in fear because the day of the LORD is upon us.
1 Corinthians 14:7
Even lifeless instruments like the flute or the harp must play the notes clearly, or no one will recognize the melody.
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