New American Standard Bible
"He may flee from the iron weapon, But the bronze bow will pierce him.
King James Bible
He shall flee from the iron weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through.
Darby Bible Translation
If he have fled from the iron weapon, the bow of brass shall strike him through.
World English Bible
He shall flee from the iron weapon. The bronze arrow shall strike him through.
Young's Literal Translation
He fleeth from an iron weapon, Pass through him doth a bow of brass.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
To the works cast up by a besieging army for the annoyance of a city by their weapons of war:
His troops advanced together against me;
They throw up their way against me,
And they encamp round about my dwelling. Job 19:12.
In this connection, also, should be mentioned the sublime description of the war-horse in Job 39:19, following The horse was undoubtedly used in war and a more sublime description of this animal caparisoned for battle, impatient for the contest, does not occur in any language:
Hast thou given the horse his strength?
Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?
Dost thou make him to leap as the locust?
How terrible is the glory of his nostrils!
He paweth in the valley; he exulteth in his strength;
He goeth forth into the midst of arms.
He laugheth at fear, and is nothing daunted;
And he turneth not back from the sword.
Upon him rattleth the quiver;
LibraryWhether the Ashes from which the Human Body Will be Restored have any Natural Inclination Towards the Soul which Will be United to Them?
Objection 1: It would seem that the ashes from which the human body will be restored will have a natural inclination towards the soul which will be united to them. For if they had no inclination towards the soul, they would stand in the same relation to that soul as other ashes. Therefore it would make no difference whether the body that is to be united to that soul were restored from those ashes or from others: and this is false. Objection 2: Further, the body is more dependent on the soul than …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
2 Samuel 22:35
"He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
Then it will be that he who flees the report of disaster will fall into the pit, And he who climbs out of the pit will be caught in the snare; For the windows above are opened, and the foundations of the earth shake.
As when a man flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.
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