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Apocalypsis (Revelation) 9:5Wrench

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[YAH] denies the locusts the power to kill men.
[YAH] only gives the locusts power to torment men for 5 β€˜months,’ like scorpions strike men.


Other English Bible translations of Apocalypsis (Revelation) 9:5:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNThe locusts were not allowed to kill them, only to inflict pain on them for five months; and the pain they caused was like the pain of a scorpion sting.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRThey were not given power to kill them, but only to torture them for five months. And the agony they suffered was like that of the sting of a scorpion when it strikes a man.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThey were not allowed to kill them. But they could hurt them over and over for five months. The pain the people suffered was like the sting of a scorpion when it strikes a man.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNThey were told not to kill them but to torture them for five months with agony like the pain of scorpion stings.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNThey were allowed to torture them for five months, but not to kill them, and their torture was like the torture of a scorpion when it stings someone.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNThey were ordered to torture but not kill, torture them for five months, the pain like a scorpion sting.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNThe locusts were not allowed to kill these people, but only to torture them for five months. The pain caused by the torture is like the pain caused by a scorpion's sting.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNAnd they were not permitted to kill anyone, but to torment for five months; and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it stings a man.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.