Amos 2:15

“Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Amos 2:15

Neither shall hee stand that handleth the bow, and hee that is swift of foote, shall not deliuer himselfe, neither shall hee that rideth the horse, deliuer himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He who grasps the bow will not stand {his ground,} The swift of foot will not escape, Nor will he who rides the horse save his life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver `himself'; neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the bowman will not keep his place; he who is quick-footed will not get away safely: and the horseman will not keep his life.
- Basic English Bible

Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and the swift of foot shall not escape, and he that rideth the horse shall not deliver his soul;
- Darby Bible

Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself.
- Webster's Bible

neither shall he stand who handles the bow; and he who is swift of foot won't escape; neither shall he who rides the horse deliver himself;
- World English Bible

And the handler of the bow standeth not, And the swift with his feet delivereth not [himself], And the rider of the horse delivereth not his soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself; neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Amos 2:15

Wesley's Notes for Amos 2:15


2:13 Under you - Under the load of your sins.

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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