Isaiah 3:25
Good News Translation
The men of the city, yes, even the strongest men, will be killed in war.

New Revised Standard Version
Your men shall fall by the sword and your warriors in battle.

Contemporary English Version
The fighting men of Jerusalem will be killed in battle.

New American Bible
Your men will fall by the sword, and your champions, in war;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy fairest men also shall fall by the sword, and thy valiant ones in battle.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thy fairest men also shall fall by the sword, and thy valiant ones in battle.

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2 Chronicles 29:9 Behold, our fathers are fallen by the sword, our sons, and our daughters, and wives are led away captives for this wickedness.

Jeremiah 11:22 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts: Behold I will visit upon them: their young men shall die by the sword, their sons and their daughters shall die by famine.

Jeremiah 14:18 If I go forth into the fields, behold the slain with the sword: and if I enter into the city, behold them that are consumed with famine. The prophet also and the priest are gone into a land which they knew not.

Jeremiah 18:21 Therefore deliver up their children to famine, and bring them into the hands of the sword: let their wives be bereaved of children and widows: and let their husbands be slain by death: let their young men be stabbed with the sword in battle.

Jeremiah 19:7 And I will defeat the counsel of Juda and of Jerusalem in this place: and I will destroy them with the sword in the sight of their enemies, and by the hands of them that seek their lives: and I will give their carcasses to be meat for the fowls of the air, and for the beasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 21:9 He that shall abide in this city, shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that shall go out and flee over to the Chaldeans, that besiege you, shall live, and his life shall be to him as a spoil.

Lamentations 2:21 Sin. The child and the old man lie without on the ground: my virgins and my young men are fallen by the sword: thou hast slain them in the day of thy wrath: thou hast killed, and shewn them no pity.

Amos 9:10 For behold I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, as corn is sifted in a sieve: and there shall not a little stone fall to the ground.


A Warning to Jerusalem
24And instead of a sweet smell there shall be stench, and instead of a girdle, a cord, and instead of curled hair, baldness, and instead of a stomacher, haircloth. 25Thy fairest men also shall fall by the sword, and thy valiant ones in battle.26And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.…
Cross References
Isaiah 1:20
But if you will not, and will provoke me to wrath: the sword shall devour you because the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.

Isaiah 65:12
I will number you in the sword, and you shall all fall by slaughter: because I called and you did not answer: I spoke, and you did not hear: and you did evil in my eyes, and you have chosen the things that displease me.

Jeremiah 15:8
Their widows are multiplied unto me above the sand of the sea: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young man a spoiler at noonday: I have cast a terror on a sudden upon the cities.

Isaiah 3:24
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