Proverbs 21:31

“The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The horse is prepared against the day of battell: but safetie is of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But victory belongs to the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The horse is prepared against the day of battle; But victory is of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The horse is made ready for the day of war, but power to overcome is from the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

The horse is prepared for the day of battle; but safety is of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is from the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

The horse is prepared for the day of battle; but victory is with Yahweh.
- World English Bible

A horse is prepared for a day of battle, And the deliverance [is] of Jehovah!
- Youngs Literal Bible

The horse is prepared against the day of battle; but victory is of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 21:31


21:31 The horse - Under which all war - like provisions are comprehended.


Discussion for Proverbs 21:31

  • We prepare for adversity by having our weapon of choice, but none of this guarantees our safety. GOD is our only protection.

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