New International Version
Nineveh summons her picked troops, yet they stumble on their way. They dash to the city wall; the protective shield is put in place.
King James Bible
He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall be prepared.
Darby Bible Translation
He bethinketh him of his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the shelter is prepared.
World English Bible
He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.
Young's Literal Translation
He doth remember his honourable ones, They stumble in their goings, They hasten to its wall, and prepared is the covering.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall recount his worthies - Muster up his most renowned warriors and heroes.
Shall make haste to the wall - Where they see the enemies making their most powerful attacks, in order to get possession of the city.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
worthies. or, gallants. they shall stumble.
defence. or, covering, or, coverer.
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The nations will hear of your shame; your cries will fill the earth. One warrior will stumble over another; both will fall down together."
The river gates are thrown open and the palace collapses.
King of Assyria, your shepherds slumber; your nobles lie down to rest. Your people are scattered on the mountains with no one to gather them.
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