Isaiah 14:32

NET ©

How will they respond to the messengers of this nation? Indeed, the Lord has made Zion secure; the oppressed among his people will find safety in her.

NIV ©

What answer shall be given to the envoys of that nation? "The LORD has established Zion, and in her his afflicted people will find refuge."

NASB ©

"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."

NLT ©

What should we tell the enemy messengers? Tell them that the LORD has built Jerusalem, and that the poor of his people will find refuge in its walls.

MSG ©

What does one say to outsiders who ask questions? Tell them, "GOD has established Zion. Those in need and in trouble find refuge in her."

BBE ©

What answer, then, will my people give to the representatives of the nation? That the Lord is the builder of Zion, and she will be a safe place for the poor of his people.

NRSV ©

What will one answer the messengers of the nation? "The LORD has founded Zion, and the needy among his people will find refuge in her."

NKJV ©

What will they answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the poor of His people shall take refuge in it.

KJV
What shall [one] then answer
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the messengers
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of the nation
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That the LORD
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hath founded
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Zion
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and the poor
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of his people
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shall trust
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in it. {trust...: or, betake themselves unto it}
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hmw (14:32)
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LXXM
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CONJ
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I-ASN
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CONJ
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N-NSM
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N-PRI
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CONJ
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PREP
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D-GSM
swyhsontai
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tapeinoi
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A-NPM
tou
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NET © [draft] ITL
How
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will they respond
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to the messengers
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of this nation
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? Indeed
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, the Lord
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has made
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Zion
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secure
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; the oppressed
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among his people
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will find safety
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in her.
NET © Notes

sn The question forces the Philistines to consider the dilemma they will face – surrender and oppression, or battle and death.