Joel 2:8

“Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neither shall one thrust another, they shall walke euery one in his path: and when they fall vpon the sword, they shall not be wounded.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They do not crowd each other, They march everyone in his path; When they burst through the defenses, They do not break ranks.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Neither doth one thrust another; they march every one in his path; and they burst through the weapons, and break not off `their course'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

No one is pushing against another; everyone goes straight on his way: bursting through the sword points, their order is not broken.
- Basic English Bible

Neither doth one press upon another; they march every one in his path; and fall amid weapons, but are not wounded.
- Darby Bible

Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.
- Webster's Bible

Neither does one jostle another; they march everyone in his path, and they burst through the defenses, and don't break ranks.
- World English Bible

And each his brother they press not, Each in his way they go on, If by the missile they fall, they are not cut off.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Neither doth one thrust another, they march every one in his highway; and they break through the weapons, and suffer no harm.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joel 2:8


2:8 The sword - The sword shall not be a weapon to destroy them; literally verified in the locusts, and verified in the strange preservations in the most desperate adventures made by the Assyrians or Babylonians.


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