NIV: and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man.
NAS: Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.
KJV: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
GWT: Then your poverty will come [to you]like a drifter, and your need will come [to you]like a bandit.
ASV: So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.
BBE: Then loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man
DBY: So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.
DRB: And want shall come upon thee, as a traveller, and poverty as a man armed. But if thou be diligent, thy harvest shall come as a fountain, and want shall flee far from thee.
WBS: So shall thy poverty come as one that traveleth, and thy want as an armed man.
WEB: so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.
YLT: And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man.
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