New American Standard Bible
"All of them are wielders of the sword, Expert in war; Each man has his sword at his side, Guarding against the terrors of the night.
King James Bible
They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.
Darby Bible Translation
They all hold the sword, Experts in war; Each hath his sword upon his thigh Because of alarm in the nights.
World English Bible
They all handle the sword, and are expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh, because of fear in the night.
Young's Literal Translation
All of them holding sword, taught of battle, Each his sword by his thigh, for fear at night.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Because of fear in the night - i. e., Against night alarms. Compare Psalm 91:5.
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Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One, In Your splendor and Your majesty!
You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;
Song of Solomon 3:7
"Behold, it is the traveling couch of Solomon; Sixty mighty men around it, Of the mighty men of Israel.
Song of Solomon 3:9
"King Solomon has made for himself a sedan chair From the timber of Lebanon.
"For behold, I am going to arouse and bring up against Babylon A horde of great nations from the land of the north, And they will draw up their battle lines against her; From there she will be taken captive. Their arrows will be like an expert warrior Who does not return empty-handed.
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