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1 Samuel 2:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The bows of the mighty men are broken; And they that stumbled are girded with strength.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The bows of the mighty men [are] broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The bows of the mighty are shattered, But the feeble gird on strength.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The bows of the mighty men [are] broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The bow of the mighty is broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The bow of the mighty, is dismayed,—While, the fainting, are girded with strength;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Bows of the mighty are broken, And the stumbling have girded on strength.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The bow of the mighty is overcome, and the weak are girt with strength.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The vowes of the mightie men are broken, and they that stumbled are girt with strength.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The bow of the mighty has waxed feeble, and the weak have girded themselves with strength.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The bows of the mighty men [are] broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The bows 7198
{7198} Prime
קֶשֶׁת
qesheth
{keh'-sheth}
From H7185 in the original sense (of H6983) of bending; a bow, for shooting (hence figuratively strength) or the iris.
of the mighty men 1368
{1368} Prime
גִּבּוֹר
gibbowr
{ghib-bore'}
Intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication warrior, tyrant.
[are] broken, 2844
{2844} Prime
חַת
chath
{khath}
From H2865; concretely crushed; also afraid; abstractly terror.
and they that stumbled 3782
{3782} Prime
כָּשַׁל
kashal
{kaw-shal'}
A primitive root; to totter or waver (through weakness of the legs, especially the ankle); by implication to falter, stumble, faint or fall.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
are girded 247
{0247} Prime
אָזַר
'azar
{aw-zar'}
A primitive root; to belt.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
with strength. 2428
{2428} Prime
חַיִל
chayil
{khah'-yil}
From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 2:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Samuel 2:4

Bows — The strength of which they boasted. Stumbled — Or, were weak, or feeble, in body and spirit.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The bows:

Psalms 37:15 Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.
Psalms 37:17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.
Psalms 46:9 He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
Psalms 76:3 There brake he the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah.

stumbled:

Isaiah 10:4 Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand [is] stretched out still.
Jeremiah 37:10 For though ye had smitten the whole army of the Chaldeans that fight against you, and there remained [but] wounded men among them, [yet] should they rise up every man in his tent, and burn this city with fire.
2 Corinthians 4:9-10 Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; ... Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
2 Corinthians 12:9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Hebrews 11:34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
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Ps 37:15, 17; 46:9; 76:3. Is 10:4. Jr 37:10. 2Co 4:9; 12:9. Ep 6:14. Php 4:13. He 11:34.

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