1 Corinthians 14:8

“For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For if the trumpet giue an vncertaine sound, who shall prepare himselfe to the battell?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For if the bugle produces an indistinct sound, who will prepare himself for battle?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For if the trumpet give an uncertain voice, who shall prepare himself for war?
- American Standard Version (1901)

For if the war-horn gives out an uncertain note, who will get ready for the fight?
- Basic English Bible

For also, if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself for war?
- Darby Bible

For if the trumpet shall give an uncertain sound, who will prepare himself for battle?
- Webster's Bible

If the bugle--to take another example--gives an uncertain sound, who will prepare for battle?
- Weymouth Bible

For if the trumpet gave an uncertain sound, who would prepare himself for war?
- World English Bible

For if a trumpe yyue an vncerteyn soune, who schal make hym silf redi to batel?
- Wycliffe Bible

for if also an uncertain sound a trumpet may give, who shall prepare himself for battle?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:8


14:8 Who will prepare himself for the battle - Unless he understand what the trumpet sounds? suppose a retreat or a march.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 14:8


1Co 14:8 If the trumpet given an uncertain sound. The various distinctions of note sounded a charge, a retreat, etc.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 14:8

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