1 Samuel 2:31
Good News Translation
Listen, the time is coming when I will kill all the young men in your family and your clan, so that no man in your family will live to be old.

Contemporary English Version
The time will come when I will kill you and everyone else in your family. Not one of you will live to an old age.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold the days come: and I will cut off thy arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.

New American Bible
Yes, the days are coming when I will break your strength and the strength of your father’s house, so that no one in your family lives to old age.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold the days come: and I will cut off thy arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.

1 Samuel 4:2,11,17-20 And put their army in array against Israel. And when they had joined battle, Israel turned their backs to the Philistines: and there were slain in that fight, here and there in the fields, about four thousand men. . . .

1 Samuel 14:3 And Achias, the son of Achitob, brother of Ichabod the son of Phinees, the son of Heli, the priest of the Lord in Silo, wore the ephod. And the people knew not whither Jonathan was gone.

1 Samuel 22:17-20 And the king said to the messengers that stood about him: Turn, and kill the priests of the Lord, for their hand is with David, because they knew that he was fled, and they told it not to me. And the king's servants would not put forth their hands against the priests of the Lord. . . .

1 Kings 2:26,27,35 And the king said also to Abiathar, the priest: Go to Anathoth, to thy lands, for indeed thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou didst carry the ark of the Lord God before David, my father, and hast endured trouble in all the troubles my father endured. . . .

Job 22:9 Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless thou hast broken in pieces.

Psalm 37:17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken in pieces; but the Lord strengtheneth the just.

Ezekiel 30:21-24 Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharao king of Egypt: and behold it is not bound up, to be healed, to be tied up with clothes, and swathed with linen, that it might recover strength, and hold the sword. . . .

Ezekiel 44:10 Moreover the Levites that went away far from me, when the children of Israel went astray, and have wandered from me after their idols, and have borne their iniquity:

Context
A Prophecy Against the House of Eli
30Wherefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should minister in my sight, for ever. But now saith the Lord: Far be this from me: but whosoever shall glorify me, him will I glorify: but they that despise me, shall be despised. 31Behold the days come: and I will cut off thy arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.32And thou shalt see thy rival in the temple, in all the prosperity of Israel, and there shall not be an old man in thy house for ever.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 4:11
And the ark of God was taken: and the two sons of Heli, Ophni and Phinees, were slain.

1 Samuel 22:17
And the king said to the messengers that stood about him: Turn, and kill the priests of the Lord, for their hand is with David, because they knew that he was fled, and they told it not to me. And the king's servants would not put forth their hands against the priests of the Lord.

1 Samuel 22:18
And the king said to Doeg: Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg, the Edomite, turned, and fell upon the priests, and slew in that day eighty-five men that wore the linen ephod.

Additional Translations
Behold, the days are coming when I will cut off your strength and the strength of your father's house, so that no older man will be left in your house.Behold, the days come, that I will cut off your arm, and the arm of your father's house, that there shall not be an old man in your house.

Behold, the days come, that I will cut off thine arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.

Behold, the days come when I will destroy thy seed and the seed of thy father's house.

Behold, days come, that I will cut off thine arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.

Behold, the days come, that I will cut off thine arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thine house.

Behold, the days come, that I will cut off thy arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.

Behold, the days come, that I will cut off your arm, and the arm of your father's house, that there shall not be an old man in your house.

Lo, days are coming, and I have cut off thine arm, and the arm of the house of thy father, that an old man is not in thy house;
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