Joel 2:7
Strong's Lexicon
They charge
יְרֻצ֔וּן (yə·ru·ṣūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's Hebrew 7323: 1) to run 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to run 1a2) runners (participle as subst) 1b) (Polel) to run swiftly, dart 1c) (Hiphil) 1c1) to bring or move quickly, hurry 1c2) to drive away from, cause to run away

like mighty men;
כְּגִבּוֹרִ֣ים (kə·ḡib·bō·w·rîm)
Preposition-k | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1368: adj 1) strong, mighty n m 2) strong man, brave man, mighty man

they scale
יַעֲל֣וּ (ya·‘ă·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5927: 1) to go up, ascend, climb 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to go up, ascend 1a2) to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat 1a3) to go up, come up (of animals) 1a4) to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation) 1a5) to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon) 1a6) to come up (before God) 1a7) to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary) 1a8) to excel, be superior to 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away 1b2) to take oneself away 1b3) to be exalted 1c) (Hiphil) 1c1) to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up 1c2) to bring up, bring against, take away 1c3) to bring up, draw up, train 1c4) to cause to ascend 1c5) to rouse, stir up (mentally) 1c6) to offer, bring up (of gifts) 1c7) to exalt 1c8) to cause to ascend, offer 1d) (Hophal) 1d1) to be carried away, be led up 1d2) to be taken up into, be inserted in 1d3) to be offered 1e) (Hithpael) to lift oneself

walls
חוֹמָ֑ה (ḥō·w·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2346: 1) wall

like men
כְּאַנְשֵׁ֥י (kə·’an·šê)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 376: 1) man 1a) man, male (in contrast to woman, female) 1b) husband 1c) human being, person (in contrast to God) 1d) servant 1e) mankind 1f) champion 1g) great man 2) whosoever 3) each (adjective)

of war.
מִלְחָמָ֖ה (mil·ḥā·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4421: 1) battle, war

Each one
וְאִ֤ישׁ (wə·’îš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: 1) man 1a) man, male (in contrast to woman, female) 1b) husband 1c) human being, person (in contrast to God) 1d) servant 1e) mankind 1f) champion 1g) great man 2) whosoever 3) each (adjective)

marches
יֵֽלֵכ֔וּן (yê·lê·ḵūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's Hebrew 1980: 1) to go, walk, come 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to go, walk, come, depart, proceed, move, go away 1a2) to die, live, manner of life (fig.) 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to walk 1b2) to walk (fig.) 1c) (Hithpael) 1c1) to traverse 1c2) to walk about 1d) (Niphal) to lead, bring, lead away, carry, cause to walk

in formation,
בִּדְרָכָיו֙ (biḏ·rā·ḵāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1870: 1) way, road, distance, journey, manner 1a) road, way, path 1b) journey 1c) direction 1d) manner, habit, way 1e) of course of life (fig.) 1f) of moral character (fig.)

not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: 1) not, no 1a) not (with verb-absolute prohibition) 1b) not (with modifier-negation) 1c) nothing (subst) 1d) without (with particle) 1e) before (of time)

swerving
יְעַבְּט֖וּן (yə·‘ab·bə·ṭūn)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's Hebrew 5670: 1) to take a pledge, give a pledge (for a debt) 1a) (Qal) to take a pledge, give a pledge (for a debt) 1b)(Piel) to interchange 1c) (Hiphil) to cause to give a pledge

from the course.
אֹרְחוֹתָֽם׃ (’ō·rə·ḥō·w·ṯām)
Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 734: 1) way, path 1a) path, road 1b) the path, way, passing of life (fig.) 1c) way of living (fig.) 1d) traveller, wayfarer (meton)

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
They attack as warriors attack; they scale walls as men of war do. Each goes on his own path, and they do not change their course.

New American Standard Bible
They run like mighty men, They climb the wall like soldiers; And they each march in line, Nor do they deviate from their paths.

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:
Parallel Verses
New International Version
They charge like warriors; they scale walls like soldiers. They all march in line, not swerving from their course.

New Living Translation
The attackers march like warriors and scale city walls like soldiers. Straight forward they march, never breaking rank.

English Standard Version
Like warriors they charge; like soldiers they scale the wall. They march each on his way; they do not swerve from their paths.

New American Standard Bible
They run like mighty men, They climb the wall like soldiers; And they each march in line, Nor do they deviate from their paths.

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:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They attack as warriors attack; they scale walls as men of war do. Each goes on his own path, and they do not change their course.

International Standard Version
They run like elite soldiers, climbing ramparts like men trained for war. Each man advances in proper order, never breaking rank.

NET Bible
They charge like warriors; they scale walls like soldiers. Each one proceeds on his course; they do not alter their path.

American Standard Version
They run like mighty men; they climb the wall like men of war; and they march every one on his ways, and they break not their ranks.

English Revised Version
They run like mighty men; they climb the wall like men of war; and they march every one on his ways, and they break not their ranks.

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.






Cross References
Job 16:14
He breaketh me with breach upon breach, he runneth upon me like a giant.

Proverbs 30:27
The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands;

Isaiah 5:27
None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:

Joel 2:8
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.

Joel 1:1
The word of the LORD that came to Joel the son of Pethuel.

Joel 2:6
Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness.

Joel 2:5
Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.

Joel 2:4
The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.

Joel 2:9
They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.

Joel 2:10
The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:
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