New American Standard Bible
"Yet not a hair of your head will perish.
King James Bible
But there shall not an hair of your head perish.
Darby Bible Translation
And a hair of your head shall in no wise perish.
World English Bible
And not a hair of your head will perish.
Young's Literal Translation
and a hair out of your head shall not perish;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A hair of your head perish - This is a proverbial expression, denoting that they should not suffer any essential injury. This was strikingly fulfilled in the fact that in the calamities of Jerusalem there is reason to believe that no Christian suffered. Before those calamities came on the city they had fled to "Pella," a city on the east of the Jordan. See the notes at Matthew 24:18.
LibraryWhen Shall These Things Be?
'And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. 21. Then let them which are in Judea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. 22. For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may he fulfilled. 23. But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent
July 18 Evening
Two Forms of one Saying
1 Samuel 14:45
But the people said to Saul, "Must Jonathan die, who has brought about this great deliverance in Israel? Far from it! As the LORD lives, not one hair of his head shall fall to the ground, for he has worked with God this day." So the people rescued Jonathan and he did not die.
"But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
"Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
and you will be hated by all because of My name.
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