New International Version
"The bows of the warriors are broken, but those who stumbled are armed with strength.
King James Bible
The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
Darby Bible Translation
The bow of the mighty is broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
World English Bible
"The bows of the mighty men are broken. Those who stumbled are armed with strength.
Young's Literal Translation
Bows of the mighty are broken, And the stumbling have girded on strength.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The bows of the mighty - The Targum considers the first verse as including a prophecy against the Philistines; the second verse, against Sennacherib and his army; the third, against Nebuchadnezzar and the Chaldeans; the fourth, against the Greeks; the fifth, against Haman and his posterity; and the tenth, against Magog, and the enemies of the Messiah.
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'And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. And the word of the Lord was precious in those days; there was no open vision. 2. And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see; 8. And ere the lamp of God went out in the temple of the Lord, where the ark of God was, and Samuel was laid down to sleep; 4. That the Lord called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I. 5. And he ran onto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou …
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And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson and Jephthah, about David and Samuel and the prophets,
You armed me with strength for battle; you humbled my adversaries before me.
But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken.
He makes wars cease to the ends of the earth. He breaks the bow and shatters the spear; he burns the shields with fire.
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