Amos 2:14

“Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mightie deliuer himselfe:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Flight will perish from the swift, And the stalwart will not strengthen his power, Nor the mighty man save his life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And flight shall perish from the swift; and the strong shall not strengthen his force; neither shall the mighty deliver himself;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And flight will be impossible for the quick-footed, and the force of the strong will become feeble, and the man of war will not get away safely:
- Basic English Bible

And flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver his soul.
- Darby Bible

Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:
- Webster's Bible

Flight will perish from the swift; and the strong won't strengthen his force; neither shall the mighty deliver himself;
- World English Bible

And perished hath refuge from the swift, And the strong strengtheneth not his power, And the mighty delivereth not his soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And flight shall fail the swift, and the strong shall not exert his strength, neither shall the mighty deliver himself;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Amos 2:14


2:14 The swift - For their enemies shall be swifter than they. The strong - Natural strength of body shall not deliver. The mighty - The valiant man, the man of the greatest courage.


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