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2 Kings 18:20

20 Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? In whom do you now trust, that you have rebelled against me?

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2 Kings 18:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 You say you have the counsel and the might for war—but you speak only empty words. On whom are you depending, that you rebel against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 Thou sayest, (but they are but vain words,) I have counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 Do you think that mere words can substitute for military skill and strength? Who are you counting on, that you have rebelled against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 You speak of having plans and power for war; but they are mere words. And in whom do you trust, that you rebel against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 You say you have battle plans and power for war, but your words mean nothing. Whom are you trusting for help so that you turn against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — American Standard Version (ASV)

20 Thou sayest (but they are but vain words), There is counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou hast rebelled against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 Thou sayest—but it is a word of the lips—There is counsel and strength for war. Now on whom dost thou rely, that thou hast revolted against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 You give useless advice about getting ready for war. Whom, then, do you trust for support in your rebellion against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 You think mere words are strategy and strength for war. What are you now relying on so that you have rebelled against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? On whom do you now rely, that you have rebelled against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 You think only a word of lips, ‘I have advice and power for the war.’ Now, on whom do you trust that you have rebelled against me?

2 Kings 18:20 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

20 You say you have a military plan. You say you have a strong army. But your words don’t mean anything. Who are you depending on? Why don’t you want to stay under my control?

2 Kings 18:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 “You say (but they are only empty words), ‘I have counsel and strength for the war.’ Now on whom do you rely, that you have rebelled against me?


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