Songs 3:8
Good News Translation
All of them are skillful with the sword; they are battle-hardened veterans. Each of them is armed with a sword, on guard against a night attack.

Contemporary English Version
Each of them wears a sword. They are experts at fighting, even in the dark.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All holding swords, and most expert in war: every man's sword upon his thigh, because of fears in the night.

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All holding swords, and most expert in war: every man's sword upon his thigh, because of fears in the night.

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Psalm 45:3 Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O thou most mighty.

Psalm 149:5-9 The saints shall rejoice in glory: they shall be joyful in their beds. . . .

Isaiah 27:3 I am the Lord that keep it, I will suddenly give it drink: lest any hurt come to it, I keep it night and day.

Ephesians 6:16-18 In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one. . . .

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Nehemiah 4:21,22 And let us do the work: and let one half of us hold our spears from the rising of the morning, till the stars appear. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8 Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober. . . .

Context
Solomon Arrives on His Wedding Day
7Behold threescore valiant ones of the most valiant of Israel, surrounded the bed of Solomon? 8All holding swords, and most expert in war: every man's sword upon his thigh, because of fears in the night.9King Solomon hath made him a litter of the wood of Libanus:…
Cross References
Psalm 45:3
Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O thou most mighty.

Psalm 91:5
His truth shall compass thee with a shield: thou shalt not be afraid of the terror of the night.

Songs 3:7
Behold threescore valiant ones of the most valiant of Israel, surrounded the bed of Solomon?

Songs 3:9
King Solomon hath made him a litter of the wood of Libanus:

Jeremiah 50:9
For behold I raise up, and will bring against Babylon an assembly of great nations from the land of the north: and they shall be prepared against her, and from thence she shall be taken: their arrows, like those of a mighty man, a destroyer, shall not return in vain.

Additional Translations
All are skilled with the sword, experienced in warfare. Each has his sword at his side prepared for the terror of night.They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man has his sword on his thigh because of fear in the night.

They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: Every man hath his sword upon his thigh, Because of fear in the night.

They all hold a sword, being expert in war: every man has his sword upon his thigh because of fear by night.

They all hold the sword, Experts in war; Each hath his sword upon his thigh Because of alarm in the nights.

They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh, because of fear in the night.

They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

They all handle the sword, and are expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh, because of fear in the night.

All of them holding sword, taught of battle, Each his sword by his thigh, for fear at night.
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