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Judges 5:23

23 ‘Curse Meroz,’ said the angel of the Lord.

‘Curse its people bitterly,

because they did not come to help the Lord,

to help the Lord against the mighty.’

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Judges 5:23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 “Curse Meroz, says the angel of the Lord,

curse its inhabitants thoroughly,

because they did not come to the help of the Lord,

to the help of the Lord against the mighty.

Judges 5:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord,

Curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof;

Because they came not to the help of the Lord,

To the help of the Lord against the mighty.

Judges 5:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 ‘Let the people of Meroz be cursed,’ said the angel of the Lord.

‘Let them be utterly cursed,

because they did not come to help the Lord

to help the Lord against the mighty warriors.’

Judges 5:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 ‘Curse Meroz,’ said the angel of the Lord,

‘Curse its inhabitants bitterly,

Because they did not come to the help of the Lord,

To the help of the Lord against the mighty.’

Judges 5:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 ‘May the town of Meroz be cursed,’ said the angel of the Lord.

‘Bitterly curse its people,

because they did not come to help the Lord.

They did not fight the strong enemy.’

Judges 5:23 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of Jehovah.

Curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof,

Because they came not to the help of Jehovah,

To the help of Jehovah against the mighty.

Judges 5:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 Curse Meroz, saith the Angel of Jehovah; Curse, curse the inhabitants thereof; For they came not to the help of Jehovah, To the help of Jehovah among the mighty.

Judges 5:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 “Curse Meroz!” said the Messenger of the Lord

“Bitterly curse those who live there! 

They did not come to help the Lord

to help the Lord and his heroes.” 

Judges 5:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 “Curse Meroz,” says the Angel of the Lord,

“Bitterly curse her inhabitants,

for they did not come to help the Lord,

to help the Lord against the mighty warriors.”

Judges 5:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 “Curse Meroz, says the angel of the Lord,

curse bitterly its inhabitants,

because they did not come to the help of the Lord,

to the help of the Lord against the mighty.

Judges 5:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 ‘Curse Meroz,’ says the angel of Yahweh;

‘curse bitterly its inhabitants,

because they did not come to the help of Yahweh,

to the help of Yahweh against the mighty.’

Judges 5:23 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 ‘Let Meroz be cursed,’ said the angel of the Lord.

‘Let bitter curses fall on its people.

They did not come to help the Lord.

They did not come to help him against our powerful enemies.’

Judges 5:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Curse Meroz,’ said the angel of the Lord,

Utterly curse its inhabitants;

Because they did not come to the help of the Lord,

To the help of the Lord against the warriors.’


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